Career Advising

Winter closure hours: The Career Zone and drop-in advising sessions will close on December 12, and all advising will be by appointment until January 12.  Career and Student Employment Services will be closed from December 25 to January 5.

Career and Student Employment Services at Western Michigan University offers 20-minute drop-in sessions and one-hour appointments to help you with:

  • Resume and cover letter writing
  • Interviewing
  • Job search strategies
  • Career fair preparation
  • Salary negotiation
  • Campus employment
  • Many more career-related topics

For more information about services and to schedule an appointment with a Career Development Specialist, please call (269) 387-2745.

Career Zone - 1344 Ellsworth Hall - Hours starting January 12

Drop-in advising offered Monday through Friday, noon to 5 p.m.

Parkview Campus - Hours starting January 12

Café Critique - Parkview Cafe (drop-in advising)
Monday, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Wednesday, noon to 3 p.m.
Thursday, noon to 2 p.m.

Friedmann Hall - Hours starting week of January 12

2352 Friedmann Hall
Drop-in advising offered Thursdays, 1 to 4:30 p.m.

Haworth College of Business - 3020 Schneider Hall

Please visit for updated schedule

Interviewing Resources - Employer On Duty

Hone your interviewing skills by participating in the Employer On Duty program. Employer On Duty is a great opportunity for students to develop professional skills with seasoned recruiters through practice interview sessions and resume critiques. It is also a good chance to network with recruiters and learn more about a wide variety of industries. Click here to learn more and to sign up.