Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Career Mentors Event

Succeeding in today’s competitive career environment demands experience and know-how that eludes even the most sophisticated students.  A career mentor can help give critical insight and guidance to students looking to build a professional network and learn from a professional in the field. 

Join Leanne Ralstin, Career Consultant for the Carson College of Business Center for Student Success, for a livestreamed event on how to find a mentor, how to develop that relationship, and what to expect from the experience.

Wednesday, March 21, 2018, at 5 p.m.

Register HERE.

Tuesday, March 6, 2018

CougsFirst! - March 8th

CougsFirst! is a non-profit business network encouraging Washington State University alumni and friends to think CougsFirst! for products and services. Every spring, CougsFirst! hosts a show in Seattle, where 200-300 WSU alumni -owned,-managed and -affiliated businesses have the opportunity to reconnect, network, and discover new opportunities in a positive business environment.

You will have the ability to network with business leaders from the Pacific Northwest. Students will have the privilege to hear from HR professionals from Starbucks, T-MobileBECU, and McKinstry on how to navigate your career as an undergrad.

March 8 12:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. 
Washington State Convention Center
705 Pike Street
Seattle, WA 98101

12:30 p.m.: Opening Remarks
12:40 p.m.: Welcome & Introduction of Panelists
1:15 p.m. – 1:55 p.m.: Panel Q&A with Audience
1:55 p.m.: Final Remarks
2 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.: Pre-Networking w/ Panelists & Alumni
2:30 p.m.: Break

How do I register to participate for this event?
Step 1: Go to wsu.joinhandshake.com and log in with your WSU user account.
Step 2: Search for event by entering “CougsFirst!”
Step 3: You must complete the registration form and await seat confirmation for the HR Panel.

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Resume Reviews @ Rendezvous

I will be at the WSU Global Campus Rendezvous this Saturday, March 3rd at Great Wolf Lodge. Come see me and have your resume reviewed in person! Please send me an email at cmiller66@wsu.edu in order to schedule your resume review.

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Resume Webinar

Your resume is your first, and often your only, time to get noticed by a potential employer. Chris Miller, WSU Global Campus Career Counselor, will cover the crucial do’s and don’ts of resume and cover letter writing at 6:30 p.m. on February 27.  Resources for developing strong resume content and a participant activity will be included in this live webinar.

Tuesday, February 27 from 6:30 to 7:30 pm PT.

Register HERE.

Friday, February 16, 2018

WSU Alumni Virtual Mixer 2/20/18

Connect with other WSU alumni in an online, speed-networking forum with convenience and ease. This is a great opportunity to expand your career contacts and grow your network with Cougs in your city and across the country.

During the event you will be paired with multiple participants for several rounds of timed, text-based chats that will allow you to expand your personal and professional networks. Discussion topics can range from career opportunities to restaurant recommendations. The time is yours, so make the most of it!

This virtual networking event will include three different target booths based on geographic location: Seattle area, Southwest Washington and Portland, and Northern California. Register online and connect with alumni in these areas, all from the comfort and convenience of your own computer.

What Virtual Networking Provides:
  • The opportunity to share your experiences
  • Exchange career tips
  • Build your professional network
  • Establish mutually beneficial career relationships
  • The chance for Cougs to help Cougs
  • Karmic payoff (you help others, others help you)
Tuesday, February 20 from 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. PT

Register HERE.

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Veteran's Online Career Fair

Students & Alumni - All Majors Invited: Featuring Full-time, Internship & Co-op Jobs

Veteran's Virtual Career Fair - February 27th: Employers Recruiting College Educated Veterans Nationwide - Register Now

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Build your Work Experience with AmeriCorps, Peace Corps and Teach for America

The paid service programs AmeriCorps, Peace Corps and Teach for America can offer college graduates positions to develop their professional skill set and build work experience.  A wide-range of majors can find opportunities through these programs in nonprofits, schools, government agencies, and community groups in the U.S. and abroad. 

At 5 p.m. on February 8, WSU Career Consultant at the Carson College of Business Center for Student Success, Leanne Ralstin will cover each of these unique service programs’ different goals, benefits, and job paths they can lead to during this livestreamed event.

Thursday, February 8, 2018 at 5 p.m. 

Register for the livestream HERE