Career Development

Willamette Career Development helps students to articulate their vocational motivations, skills and values, find opportunities to develop self-confidence, engage in career-related and professional experiences, and prepare for their future through active involvement.

Career Center

Career Development helps students with career decisions, linking them to resources and helping them to launch job searches.

They meet with students 1-on-1 to help address issues such as re-defining academic major, negotiating change, and locating sources of support. They also discuss career issues and assist in developing a job search plan.

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An internship is a part-time or temporary job (both paid or unpaid) which includes learning or educational components. “Internships” have learning outcomes.

Employers benefit from interns because bright and eager college students help their business succeed. Students benefit because they learn professional skills they will use in their future careers.

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Student Employment

While some employment opportunities are limited to students who qualify for Federal Work-Study, many campus employers hire students using Willamette University student employment funds. All Willamette students are eligible to earn these student employment funds. Availability is dependent upon individual department budgets.

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