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Study aims to improve work for students with disabilities
November 1, 2016

By Brittni Willis, College of Education intern

Marcus-PoppenPULLMAN, Wash. – Marcus Poppen has received the Switzer Research Fellowship to document and evaluate vocational support services provided to young adults with disabilities while they are enrolled in school.

Former executive prepares students for employment
March 17, 2015

By Jeffrey Dennison, WSU Tri-Cities

FultonRICHLAND, Wash. – A former CH2M HILL executive has been appointed a volunteer executive in residence (EIR) at Washington State University Tri-Cities. John Fulton will mentor students, assist with research and increase public and private partnerships to help the campus produce job-ready graduates.

Grant helps injured employees get back on the job
October 30, 2014

By Kevin Dudley, WSU Spokane

Smart-80SPOKANE, Wash. – A nursing professor at Washington State University Spokane has developed materials to save time and money for employees, employers and the state’s Department of Labor & Industries (L&I).

Employment fair open to Vancouver job seekers
April 7, 2008

VANCOUVER – For the 21st year, students and job seekers of all professional and technical positions can find a wealth of information in one place a the Pathways to Your Future Career Information and Job Fair, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 15 in the Hilton Hotel Vancouver. For more details on Pathways to Your Future, visit http://www.clark/edu/pathways.

This is the largest job fair in Southwest Washington and celebrates its 21st year in Clark County. It is free and open to all job seekers. Last year this event attracted over 80 employers and thousands of participants. Clark College, Washington State University Vancouver and The … » More …

Businesses offer information at Vancouver job fair
April 27, 2007

VANCOUVER- Local students and job seekers can gather at the largest job fair in Southwest Washington from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 2 at the Vancouver Hilton. The 20th Annual Pathways to Your Future career information and job fair will feature dozens of professional technical employers and workshops. The event is free and open to the public.More than 80 employers will have representatives on hand. Last year, the event attracted more than 3,000 thousand job seekers. Clark College, Washington State University Vancouver and The Columbian newspaper are co-sponsoring the event.In addition to exhibits, the following workshops will be held in the Alder Room adjacent … » More …

Student job changes aid education
September 1, 2006

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 Aid. Previously part of Human Resource Services, student employment was relocated as part of a larger reorganization of HRS.“By moving student employment to Career Services, students’ work study and other jobs can be more deliberately aligned with their career aspirations, internship opportunities, and their academic studies,” said Mary Wack, interim … » More …

It’s a good year to graduate in pharmacy
May 8, 2006

Marc Murdock, who graduates this month from the College of Pharmacy, will segue directly into his dream job.“I was offered five jobs, plus there were a couple every week that I was urged to apply for. I was able to get what I wanted: work in a retail pharmacy setting in Yakima, where I am from,” he said. “The same happened to all of us. Everyone in my class is guaranteed a job. The shortage of pharmacists is the truth.”Professional and governmental studies agree that there is a serious shortage of pharmacists nationwide. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that an additional 60,000 pharmacists … » More …

Finding a WSU job not Mission: Impossible
October 14, 2005

Bob Kesler is on a mission to find you a job. And with new technology, it’s not Mission: Impossible. Kesler is in charge of recruiting WSU staff, student and hourly employees. He operates as the middle man, connecting applicants with potential employers. In fact, Kesler is so busy that he has two titles. As a human resource assistant, senior, for Human Resource Services, he recruits WSU staff. As a job development specialist for HRS, he recruits student and hourly employees. Although Kesler estimates about 80 percent of recruited employees come from outside the WSU system, approximately 20 percent are current WSU employees looking for advancement. … » More …