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How to Make Yourself an Irresistible Job Candidate

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Alumni Advice

“Don't be afraid to take chances with a company you may not know too much about or a job that is not a part of your studies.”  Luis Baez ’96 (Int’l Studies), Capacity Manager

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Minion Photos from the Expo

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Grant $’s Available

Vocational Discernment Grants:    Students are eligible for one Vocational Discernment Grant of up to $200 during their years at Willamette.

Vocational discernment is defined as an educational opportunity for vocational exploration (for example attending a conference, workshop, or training session) that contributes to your development and relates to service (how you can bring back and use what you are gaining/learning for the betterment of our campus/local/larger community).

Contact Jeani Bragg <jbragg> Willamette Career Center

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Jobs and internships.

Jobs and internships are posted on JobCat. First time users must register.

Here are some great  opportunities:

  • 18996-- Campus Life Honors and Awards Chair--On-Campus Paid, Part-Time, Stipend
  • 18970-- Mail Center Window Clerk-- On-Campus, Paid, Part-Time
  • 18971-- WU Student Kitchen Worker for Food Services--On-Campus, Paid, Part-Time
  • 18969-- Legal Intern--SAIF Corporation--In State, Paid
  • 18991--Internship Newsletter Writer--Salem-Keizer Education Foundation—Internships, unpaid
  • 18987-- Commercial Property Management Internship--Rushing Group-- Part-Time, Unpaid
  • 18907-- Administrative Staff Intern-- Oregon Alliance of Children's Programs-- Paid, Part-Time
  • 18995 – Swim Team Coach, Silver Falls Family YMCA, Part-time, paid
  • 18968- Medical Scribe, Essia Health, Part-time, paid
  • 18977 Tutor, Sylvan Learning Center, part-time, paid

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Communications Intern, Children’s Cancer Association

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Marketing Intern, Oregon Ballet Theatre

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A New Peace Corps Internship

A Peace Corps internship-like opportunity that opens this week, called Peace Corps Campus Ambassadors.  PC Ambassadors will work closely with me from mid-October through May as networking and social media experts on campus. This can be an opportunity for students to gain valuable experience while also learning about Peace Corps. Please take a look at the attached flyer as well as this quick article to learn more about the program, called 7 reasons to apply to the Peace Corps campus program you’ve never heard of.

 The program: PC Campus Ambassadors, an internship-like opportunity to serve as networking and social media experts for the Peace Corps

 How to apply: Through this application       Questions? Send them to        Deadline: October 6thth, 2014

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Job Seekers with Disabilities - Careers with the State of Oregon

  • Who is invited:    Job Seekers with Disabilities, Job Developers and Job Coaches 
  • When:                   Thursday, October 9, 2014 from 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm 
  • How:                     Register at

 Forum:     The Department of Business and Consumer Services in partnership with Incight and Oregon Vocational Rehabilitation Services (OVRS) will host an informational and networking event to introduce job seekers with disabilities to career opportunities with State of Oregon agencies.


  • 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. Welcome and Agency Introductions
  •  2:00 – 4:00 p.m. Booths open, network with State Agencies
  •  4:00 – 5:00 p.m. How to Apply for a Job with the State

 Participating  Agencies:   Fifteen to twenty State of Oregon agencies will participate.

Where:    The Labor and Industries Building, 350 Winter Street NE, Salem, Oregon 97301    Second floor - room 250

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The Maine Conservation Corps (MCC) is recruiting for 2015

The MCC is dedicated to accomplishing outdoor recreation and conservation projects for the public, promoting and managing volunteer opportunities, providing conservation education, building self-esteem and leadership, and raising the aspirations of members and volunteers.

  • Training Coordinator (45 weeks) - stipend
  • MCC/AmeriCorps Environmental Stewards Program – stipend

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