Be Career-Ready

The Career Development Office offers workshops on how to develop a job search strategy, write a compelling résumé and cover letter, and sharpen your interview skills – all of which will help you land a job in today’s competitive market.

Weekly Workshops

Fall (2017) Workshops

Preparing for Graduate School: What to Expect
Friday, Dec. 1
11 a.m. to Noon, Floyd 243

This professional development workshop focuses on learning when, how, and what to do to apply to graduate and professional schools. Get tips on the application process, find the right school, and how to apply to competitive programs.

Special Presenter: Kristy Gilmartin, WSU Tri-Cities Admissions Office.

Psychology Discussion Panel – Date Change-
Thursday, January 25, 2018
Noon, Floyd Atrium
Please join us for this opportunity to hear from, and speak with members of the psychology community. This is a great way to hear first-hand, what it takes to be a successful student in the area of psychology.

Career Fair

WSU Tri-Cities offers one Career Fair a year, during fall semester. The Fair is open to WSU Tri-Cities students, alumni, and the general public.

The Career Fair offers students several programming components throughout the day, as well as opportunities to help students prepare and navigate the Fair.

Date will Announced Soon!

10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.: Open to students, alumni, and general public

Visit the Career Development Office in Floyd 140 for a list of participating employers.

Professional Fashion Showcase

Professional Fashion Showcase

Date Will Be Announced Soon!

This annual event helps students learn how to dress in various styles of professional attire throughout their career.  The show features male and female students, faculty, and staff models.

Fashion Show:  Noon to 1 p.m.
Free hair and make-up consultations and pizza lunch” 1 to 2 p.m.

Highlights of the event include:

  • A tie-tying station to learn tying techniques using different types of ties
  • hair and make-up consultations
  • FREE pizza lunch with a soda fountain
  • Door prizes for students attending the event

This event is free and open to the campus community.

Professional Etiquette and Networking Dinner

Professional Networking & Etiquette Dinner

Date & Time Will Be Announced Soon!

This annual event offers students a valuable professional development experience to polish their business dining etiquette and networking skills by practicing good table manners and social skills.  In addition, students will gain real-world exposure to formal business settings with area professionals and community leaders.

The evening begins with a “mocktail” speed networking reception.

The Etiquette Dinner will follow with a 4-course meal served in a formal table setting.  As each course is served, students will practice their dining etiquette skills learned prior to the event at Career Development training sessions.  Seating at each table includes a professional and their guest hosting four to five students.

The event includes a guest speaker from the community.

Student Registration instructions:

  • Registration dates are coming soon!

Student seating is limited.

This event is open to WSU Tri-Cities students only and is not relevant to student spouses or significant others.

Attire is professional business.

Industry Tours

Industry Tours

Dates & Times coming soon!

This event provides students a “behind-the-scene” glimpse and tour of companies in their field of study, observe real workplace environments and professionals doing the jobs students aspire to or are considering in their career path.

The tour will be divided into two days with visits to four companies for each tour day.  Students will be transported to participating companies in a rental van driven by Career Development staff (no self-driving permitted).  Career Development will provide students with snacks and beverages.  Each group will receive lunch sponsored by a company on the tour.  Tours are divided into four groups (majors) each day as follows:

  • Monday Tour:  Civil Engineering, DTC, Hospitality, Computer Science
  • Tuesday Tour: Mechanical Engineering, Science/Medical, Business Management, Psychology/Social Sciences

Vans depart campus at 8:30 a.m. and returns at 3:30 p.m.

          Group days and majors are subject to change.

Seating is very limited and availability is based on a first-come, first-serve basis for WSU Tri-Cities degree seeking students only. Registration will be available through Career Development’s CougSync portal.  Your registration does not confirm your participation.  Students will receive a confirmation via email with additional tour details.

Dress code is business attire.

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