Alumni Career Services

Alumni Career Services

Career & Professional Development offers many services and resources via phone and email. Contact us at 509.313.4234 or [email protected].

1)    Prepare a résumé, cover letter, and list of references

  • Develop a résumé and cover letter that reflect your skills, abilities, education, involvement, and work experience
  • Individual appointments, resources, career fairs, and workshops are available to all alumni

2)    Network with faculty, alumni and colleagues to find opportunities

  • Build relationships, collect information, and ideas, and gain perspective on various professions and careers
  • Use the GAMP network to access the "hidden job market" and discover the jobs that are available but not advertised

3)    Gain relevant experience

  • Acquire internships
  • Job shadowing is also an excellent route to explore a variety of work settings
  • Become involved with service, community involvement, and volunteering.

4)    Prepare ahead of time and practice for interviews

  • Attend interview preparation activities hosted by Career & Professional Development, including Speed Mock Interview events
  • Send a thank you note immediately after contact with an employer