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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.

Should you be job hunting during the holiday season?

Yes, we would definitely recommend this!

Here are a couple of reasons

Networking during the Holidays

I'm going to be seeing some of my parents friends over the holidays. I know that they'd be good contacts for jobs after I graduate. How do I approach this with them? Most of them have known me for several years but probably don't see me as a real professional candidate.  Read more HERE

LinkedIn Advice from Beth Ursin, Assistant Dean and Director of MBA Career Management.

6 Steps to LinkedIn Success for College Students

From the Savvy Intern  Click HERE

50 Best Internships for 2016.

This past summer, Vault surveyed more than 5,800 interns at 102 different intern programs. We asked current and former interns to rate and review their internships in five areas: the application process, compensation and perks, quality of life, meaningfulness of assignments and training, and full-time employment prospects. Vault also asked interns which employers have the most prestigious internships.

How to Follow Up on Your Job Application

Jobs and internships

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

Here are some recent postings:

  • 20952-Sustainable Careers Intern, WU Sustainable Careers, Paid, Part-Time
  • 20919-Hallie Ford Museum intern, WU Hallie Ford Museum of Art,  Part-Time, Unpaid
  • 20910- Sport Club Coordinator, WU Campus Recreation, Paid, Part-Time
  • 20901-Tiger Club Leadership Positions, WU Office of Community Service Learning, Paid, Part-Time, Stipend
  • 20220-Federal Work Study Tutors, Judson Middle School, Paid, Part-Time
  • 20962 -Behavior Therapist (ABA), Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD), Part-time paid Salem Flexible Schedule
  • 20904-Interpretive Park Ranger Internship- BLM - Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area, Stipend
  • 20925-Space Camp Counselor, U. S. Space & Rocket Center, Internships,  Part-Time, Paid
  • 20903-Environmental Educator Internship, BLM - Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area, Stipend
  • 20898-Change the World @ The U.S. Dept of Energy - Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Full-Time, and Part-time positions
  • 20894- Government Relations Intern, Pac/West Communications, Full-Time and Part-time, Internships, Stipend
  • 20886-Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Summer Research Opportunities, ORAU,          Internship
  • 20892- Legislative Intern to begin January 2016, Oregon House Republican Office, Unpaid

Are you graduating? Want to be a Substitute Teacher in the Willamette Valley?

Due to the shortage of licensed subs in Oregon, Teacher Standards and Practices Commission - TSPC is allowing those with Bachelor’s degrees to obtain Sub Licenses.  You can without being a Licensed Substitute

Check out details at and sign up for the Willamette Education Service District Job Fair @

At the job fair, candidates will also have the opportunity to meet with TSPC staff to answer any questions they may have about the licensure requirements and process.  All candidates will be interviewed by an Administrator at the event and asked a series of questions relating to their experience working with children, and interest in the teaching profession. Candidates who successfully apply, interview, and complete all TSPC requirements for licensure will be eligible to be sponsored by Willamette ESD for their Restricted Substitute License.



Another Job Resource is a service of HR Policy Foundation and DirectEmployers Association. These two non-profit organizations are providing this free resource to help educators, policy makers and job seekers understand the great employment opportunities available here in the U.S. at some of America's biggest and best companies.

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