By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities RICHLAND, Wash. – A career fair will be hosted by Washington State University Tri-Cities, 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 28, in the Consolidated Information Center and Student Union Building.
By Beverly Makhani, WSU Office of Undergraduate Education PULLMAN, Wash. – A new online career database named “Handshake” will go live July 1 for Washington State University students and potential employers. It will replace the current “CougLink” system.
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 […]
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 […]
PULLMAN – Over 35 employers will be visiting the Palouse to talk with students about summer employment, internships and career positions. The 2009 WSU-UI Career Fair will take place on Jan. 27 at WSU’s Ensminger Pavilion and Jan. 28 at the UI Sub Ballroom from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Recruiters representing large […]
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 […]
Photo: Michael Di Filippo with Terry Shultz. Though he was hired in fall 2006 to do basic lab maintenance chores, Washington State University junior Michael Di Filippo’s extra hard work paid off when he was named not just the “Best Student Employee” at the university, but also in the state. Di Filippo, 25, from Spokane, […]
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 […]
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 […]