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Career Services has moved! Come see us.

Let’s talk: Majors, Job Search, Internships, Feeling Stressed, Time Management, etc. We are here to help.

Career Services is now part of the Student Success Hub.

Our new location is in Matthews Hall, 1st Floor (facing Montag).

Our hours are Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Call 503-370-6413 to schedule an appointment or come to our Drop-In hours Monday, Wednesday and Thursday from 2:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Portland Idealist Grad School Fair – 70+ Schools Represented

Location: Tiffany Center, Crystal Ballroom   Date: 10/12/2015 5:00 – 8:00 pm

Description:   Want to change the world? There's a degree for that!

At the Idealist Grad Fair, you can:

  • Learn about admissions requirements and application deadlines for graduate programs in social work, public policy, nonprofit management, international affairs, public interest law, social entrepreneurship, and many more
  • Speak with graduate admissions advisors from local, national and international universities

The fair is free and open to anyone considering graduate school.    Cost:  Free

Click here for Event Website

FREE retreat for students to help them figure out their values, interests, and direction in life

Each Semester WU Career Center provides a FREE retreat for students to help them figure out their values, interests, and direction in life. If you want time to reflect on how your passions can match your vision of your future, then sign up for the Vocational Discernment Retreat! 

Sign up here

Where: Lincoln City beach house

When: October 23-25th, 2015

Who: Students interested in reflecting about future directions, life purpose, and passions in life

What: Gain a clearer sense of who you have become and where you want to go in life

Cost: FREE! (With a $30 deposit to hold your spot, returned when retreat ends)

If you have ANY questions, visit the Career Center on the 1st Floor of Mathews, or email Max Kroner Dale <mkronerd>

You can also email Jeani bragg <jbragg> the director of Vocational Discernment.

This CFO’s key to success

Stop pursuing perfection.  Read more here

List of 140 $1 Billion companies

In the venture capital industry, a unicorn refers to any tech startup company that reaches a $1 billion dollar market value as determined by private or public investment. The term was originally coined by Aileen Lee, founder of Cowboy Ventures.  Click HERE to see a list of 140 companies. 

Jobs and internships

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

Here are current on-campus jobs:

  • 20639  WU Student Kitchen Worker -- Food Services, WU Bon Appetit - Paid, Part-Time
  • 20752  Campus Life Honors and Awards Committee Member, WU Student Activities - Part-Time, Unpaid, Volunteer
  • 20753  Engaged Community Scholar, WU Office of Community Service Learning, Paid
  • 18027  Assistant Front-of-House Manager, WU Theatre Department - Paid, Part-Time
  • 20762  Office Clerk, WU College of Law Office of Student Affairs           -  Federal Work Study, Part-Time
  • 20763  Student Fundraiser , WU – Telefund - Paid, Part-Time
  • 20542  Translator, WU College of Law - Federal Work Study, Paid
  • 20672  Clerical Assistant, Salem-Keizer Head Start -  Federal Work Study, Part-Time

Other Opportunities

Internship opportunities with the Office of the New York State Attorney General.

  • Division of Social Justice –Environmental Protection Bureau – Undergraduate & Graduate Student Science/Policy Internship – NYC . Click Here for more Info.
  • Division of Social Justice –Environmental Protection Bureau – Undergraduate & Graduate Student Science/Policy Internship – Albany.  Click HERE for more info.

Experience the Arts with a Paid Spring Internship at Wolf Trap!

Applications for Spring 2016 are due Nov 1.

Positions are paid, part-time (18-21 hours/week), and 12-weeks long. 

Gain project-based training and experience.  

Work with staff and other interns on meaningful projects as an integral part of the Wolf Trap team.  

Interact with Wolf Trap board members, patrons, and business leaders.  

Flexible start and end dates.  

Housing is the responsibility of the intern.  

Wolf Trap Foundation is accessible by public transit, though personal transportation is recommended.

Want an insider's view? Read A Day in the Life of a 
Wolf Trap Intern

Apply here.

Masters degree in Environmental Science, Environmental Management, Forestry and/or Forest Science.

We are excited to announce that the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies will be visiting Portland on Wednesday, October 14, 2015 to host a Prospective Student Information Session.  Pass along this message to  students that may be interested in pursuing a Masters degree in Environmental Science, Environmental Management, Forestry and/or Forest Science. 

Admissions Officers and alumni will be available to answer all questions about our programs, the admissions and financial aid process, and the Yale Community. 

Location: Ecotrust, 721 NW 9th Ave, Portland, OR      Time: 10/15/2015, from 6:00 – 8:00 PM 

Visit the admission events website for more information about all of our upcoming events, and click here to RSVP for the Portland Information Session.

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  • Jello Tennis – The Slow Mo Guys. Click here.  
  • Heartbreaking refugee stories from Humans of New York – Start on October 6th and work backwards

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