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Job and Internship Opportunities Now Online

The Academic Success and Career Center has resources available to you during this shift in operations that might be useful for those concerned about the current job market.


  • Attention students looking for internships or jobs in the current market! Find self reported updates from more than 800 companies who are hiring, laying off or have a current hiring freeze:


  • Students – you can access our ASCC website 24-7, with links to Handshake, our Job & Internship Search platform with hundreds of opportunities


  • Students – you can apply for short term, paid, remote micro-internship projects through Parker Dewey. These experiences can help students leverage projects into possible full-time opportunities


  • Students  – You can make Career Coaching Appointments on Handshake and get some 1-1 assistance from our trained staff to help navigate through this unusual circumstance–refocusing toward a lens of resiliency!

ASCC Holding Appointments via Zoom


The Academic Success and Career Center will remain open during the move to online classes with limited staff in office. We will be offering our services online in support of social distancing guidelines. Career Coaching appointments and Academic Advising appointments will now be held using Zoom. With the screen sharing technology present in the video conferencing software Zoom we can review your application documents and navigate resources together in real time so that we can achieve the same level of collaboration that we could in person. You will receive an email from Handshake or your advisor with information on how to dial in or join the virtual meeting.

Tutoring has also moved online, and you can access their services below

Peer Tutoring

During our drop-in hours of 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm, students can still speak with an Academic Advisor by joining the following Zoom meeting:

Or you can call us at: 669-900-9128

and use the following Meeting ID: 576 869 523

ASCC Welcomes New Staff Member Amberlynne Umayam

Program Assistant Amberlynne Umayam started working at the Academic Success and Career Center this week. Umayam works at the front desk, assisting students who visit the center with any questions they have about tutoring, academic advising or career coaching. Umayam serves as the first point of contact most people have with our office, welcoming everyone in with a warm smile. 

Photo Shoots for Profile Pictures Now Available

Looking to improve your online presence? Beefing up your Handshake profile?

If you are in need of a professional photo for your online presence, you can now make an appointment on Handshake for one. Meet with one of our photographers at the Academic Success and Career Center to capture your best self.

The Cougar Closet is also a valuable resource if you are looking for an outfit to help dress professionally.

Appointments are now open on Handshake.


If the available times do not work with your schedule, please reach out to Tyler Barstow at


Disney Visit with WSU alumnus Matt Estes

Learn more about Disney Professional Internships at two speaker panels coming up in March. WSU alumnus Matt Estes, Executive Director of Enterprise Architecture at the Walt Disney Company, will be meeting with students to share inside tips and tricks working with Disney. 


Meet with Estes to learn about Disney’s core values and their available internships. This is a casual setting so feel free to bring a lunch while hearing from Estes.

Linking Cougs to Disney Magic: Networking with a Disney Executive

  • Tuesday, March 3
  • 12:00 pm – 1:15 pm
  • Honors Lounge


Estes will host his second session on Wednesday, touching on professional Development and what it takes to stand out in the crowd.

Behind the Magic at Disney: You’re Always on Stage

  • Wednesday, March 4
  • 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
  • Bohler Gym, 280 Camp Room 

The Academic Success and Career Center has partnered with WSU Athletics, College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences, College of Arts and Sciences, and Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture to bring this special speaker series to you.

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