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Oct. 6: Top business executives share information technology
September 28, 2017

By Sue McMurray, Carson College of Business

Carson College logoPULLMAN, Wash. – Learn about technology careers and how technology drives value in successful businesses at the annual Business Technology Symposium, 1-3 p.m. Friday, Oct. 6, in the CUB Auditorium at Washington State University.

May 31: Governor’s summit on career learning opportunities
May 4, 2017

GovSummitLogoPULLMAN, Wash. – Registration is open for the Governor’s Summit on Career Connected Learning, Wednesday, May 31, at the Microsoft Conference Center in Redmond and at WSU Extension-hosted gatherings in Pullman and more than 25 other sites across Washington.

April 19: Financial experts offer investment industry insights
April 11, 2017

By Sue McMurray, Carson College of Business

PULLMAN, Wash. – Bryan Weeks (’85 finance), head of Americas Institutional business division at Russell Investments,, and Michael Thomas, Russell Investment’s managing director of fiduciary solutions-retirement, will offer students and the public investment industry insights and career information

April 13: Alumnus software expert talks about careers
April 4, 2017

HubSpotPULLMAN, Wash. – Students will learn about technology careers during a video conference from Boston with Washington State University alumnus Russell Pixton (’07 general studies) at 2 p.m. Thursday, April 13, in Lighty 160.

Oct. 23: Workshops prepare students for health care careers
October 12, 2015

diversity-in-medicinePULLMAN, Wash. – Interactive workshops, networking and application help for students – particularly students of color – interested in health care careers will be offered when the nationwide Tour4Diversity in Medicine visits Washington State University on Friday, Oct. 23.

Oct. 5: Boeing, Microsoft, other experts on career panel
September 24, 2015

PULLMAN, Wash. – Alumni with corporate, medical and legal expertise will be members of a career panel for Washington State University students at 5 p.m. Monday, Oct. 5, in the Honors Hall Lounge. Pizza will be served.

Oct. 13: Health careers focus of WSU expo
October 7, 2014

By Steve Nakata, Administrative Services

health-expo-logo-250PULLMAN, Wash. – Representatives will talk with students and others interested in health careers at the free, public Health Careers EXPO 4-6:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 13, in the CUB junior ballroom at Washington State University. Refreshments will be available.

WSU among schools favored by job recruiters
September 13, 2010



WSU ranks among the state universities that have become the favorites of companies recruiting new hires, according to a Wall Street Journal newspaper survey reported today (Sept. 13). WSU tied for 25th on the list.


The survey of top corporate recruiters, whose companies last year hired 43,000 new graduates, found recruiters find it’s more efficient to focus on fewer large schools and forge deeper relationships with them. Recruiters said graduates of top public universities are often among the most prepared and well-rounded academically and fit well into corporate cultures.


“The ranking strongly indicates that WSU … » More …

Looking for ways to boost women’s academic careers
April 28, 2010


PULLMAN – Despite studying academic careers for a decade, professor Kelly Ward can’t offer up a recipe for increasing the number of women on faculty. However, she knows what colleges shouldn’t do – hire more women and expect that to be enough.


“The most important thing is to have a long view,” said Ward, a WSU researcher who emphasizes the need for creating a supportive community. “If your focus is just to complete the search and hire someone who is female, or someone who is from a diverse background, that person is not going to stay … » More …

Engineering students to host Employment Expo
February 11, 2008

PULLMAN – The WSU IEEE Student Chapter will host E4, an employment exposition with representatives from 30+ companies Tuesday Feb. 12 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. in the halls of the Engineering Technology and Research Laboratories (ETRL) building. 

The event will provide recruiters with the opportunity to connect with electrical engineering and computer science students in their junior and senior years, however it is open to the public and other disciplines are welcome to attend. 

While companies of all sizes will be present at the expo, students can expect to find tables from Northwest industry giants such as: Microsoft, Real Networks, Schweitzer … » More …