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New academic, career center serves all students

By Beverly Makhani, Office of Undergraduate Education PULLMAN, Wash. – A free, one-stop resource for student career planning, advising, mentoring, tutoring, internships and jobs is available in the Academic Success and Career Center (ASCC) in Lighty 160-180 at Washington State University.

WSU asks veterinarians what they expect of grads

PULLMAN, Wash. – To help make their education as relevant to the profession as possible, Washington State University veterinary students will survey veterinarians nationwide to assess their expectations of new graduates’ abilities. Students are hoping many practitioners respond. “This is their opportunity to potentially help change the level of performance they can expect from a […]

Behavioral interviewing helps employers find best candidates

SPOKANE, Wash. – Demand for training in behavioral interviewing is on the rise as employers increase hiring following the recession. A workshop on this method will be held 8-11 a.m. Tuesday, July 23, at the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at 665 N Riverpoint Blvd. There is no cost but pre-registration is requested at http://wsbdc.org/training-calendar. […]

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 […]

WSU among schools favored by job recruiters

    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 […]

Engagement vs. burnout

Personality helps determine response First in a two-part series on job burnout PULLMAN – Neuroticism may be a major predictor of employee burnout, while conscientiousness is key to job engagement. So concludes a recent study by Hyun Jeong (Jenny) Kim, associate professor in the School of Hospitality Business Management.   For researchers in the fields […]

CUB redo means faculty and staff changes too

In 2008, after an $86 million renewal, the gleaming glass and fresh brick of the new CUB will serve as a beacon to the central Pullman campus. Paid for through lease revenues and student fees, the building will be geared more than ever toward student needs — but renewal also will end some long-standing relationships […]

Future looks 13 percent brighter for 2005 grads

What a difference a year makes! Graduates in the class of 2005 may have more job opportunities to select from than their predecessors when they hit the job hunting trail next spring. According to the 2005 National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) Job Outlook survey, American employers plan to hire 13.1 percent more graduates […]