Posted in Education 30+ days ago.
Location: Bellingham, Washington
Career Services provides services and programs to assist students and alumni to establish and clarify their personal, educational, and career goals and obtain career employment or seek admission to graduate or professional education programs following completion of their studies at Western. Services and programs include career counseling, career fair events, classroom presentations, declaring a major programs, employer relations, graduate school advising, interview preparation, job search services, mock interviews, networking services, and resume workshops.
Career Services supports Western’s mission, which states that together with our students, staff, and faculty, we are committed to making a positive impact in the state and the world with a shared focus on academic excellence and inclusive achievement. We encourage applications from women, people of color, people with disabilities, veterans, and other candidates from underrepresented backgrounds and with diverse experiences interested in this opportunity.
The Career Counselor assists students and alumni in developing academic and career goals via career exploration, knowledge of WWU’s educational programs and consideration of personal interests, skills and values. The Career Counselor helps students understand the various ways they can leverage their experiences inside and outside of the classroom to prepare themselves to be competitive candidates for employment after graduation. With a focus on specific majors and a knowledge of job market conditions, the Career Counselor assists individuals in developing effective internship and job search strategies. The Career Counselor makes presentations to classes and student groups on career related topics and coordinates events such as workshops and panel presentations designed to help students expand their career awareness and connect with opportunities. This position also assists in providing academic advising and class registration assistance during new student orientation programs.