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Hiring program aids employers and international students

PULLMAN, Wash. – Hiring international graduates benefits employers as well as students, according to the Office of International Programs (IP) at Washington State University. And the process is simpler than employers might expect. “Fortunately, there is little paperwork for an employer who hires international graduates through Optional Practical Training (OPT),” said Cheryl Hansen, IP’s director […]

College of Pharmacy to cut funding of research center

PULLMAN – The WSU College of Pharmacy will suspend state funding for its Chronic Illness Research Center (CIRC) co-located on the Pullman and Spokane campuses effective Aug. 31. The suspension of state funding will eliminate one half-time administrative professional position at WSU Spokane and two full-time administrative positions at Pullman.   James P. Kehrer, dean […]

Service corps seeks members

College and high school graduates, retirees and workers now can serve the country at a community level with the help of the Employment Security Department’s Washington Service Corps.   “Many people think that national service means entering the military or joining the Peace Corps,” said Terri Barbee, director of the Washington Service Corps, which is […]

Student job changes aid education

Computerized matchmaking between employers and students seeking jobs will become available mid-September thanks to new software marketed as JobX. It’s one of the innovative changes to student employment services brought about over the summer. Others include:• Establishing a Student Employment Center. Located in Career Services, it’s a joint effort of that office and Student Financial […]

Major change made in employment process

Washington State University will make a major change in its employment process on June 17 when it implements an online employment process for classified staff, student, work study and temporary hourly positions.  The system will not be used at this time for faculty or administrative hiring. This online system change will make the employment process more efficient […]