Gain Student Employment

Career Ready Cougs!

The Academic Success and Career Center helps students find jobs and learn relevant skills at the workplace. Your degree will help you land jobs, but experience can set you apart from other job-seeking individuals.

Check out the resources below, or email for personalized help with your job search.


Set an appointment with a career coach for resume help and review some resume/cover letter guides or resources.

Complete your profile in Handshake:

  • Activate your account with your WSU email
  • Complete profile questions
  • Upload resume and complete work history

Handshake can connect you to on-campus employers but also employers across the country. Filter jobs by location, full-time or part-time jobs, internships, etc.

Jobs on Handshake have been filtered by Handshake and WSU staff, but remember to avoid/report jobs that require upfront costs.

Wear professional attire, arrive early, and it wouldn’t hurt to bring a printed copy of your resume.

Remember, you have resources to help you!

  • The Cougar Closet (Lighty Student Services Building Rm 160) provides free access to donated business attire for students
  • Interview preparation resources
  • Salary negotiation best practices
  • Workshops

Handshake Logo: Search Jobs
Image of employer and employee shaking hands with a clipboard on the table in between them: Career Assessment
Resume on a clipboard: Resume/Cover Letter Guides
Networking Opportunities

Upcoming Career Fairs and Networking Opportunities at WSU

Student Employee of the Year Award Nominations

Each year an outstanding student in the workplace is nominated to receive national recognition through the National Student Employment Association (NSEA). Forms are OPEN. Now is the time, as employers and departments, to recognize outstanding undergraduate student employees!


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Featured Resources

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Drop-In Academic and Career Advising

Drop-in academic and career services are available daily. No appointment is necessary. Let us know how we can help.

Drop-In …

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Contact & Location

(509) 335-6000

Lighty Student Services Rooms 160 - 190
1815 NE Wilson Rd
Pullman, WA

ASCC Hours

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Tuesday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm