Student Resources

  • Career Advising Fall 2020. Resume reviews: submit a resume to wmu-handshake@wmich.edu and receive a reviewed copy within three business days. Advising appointments: New! Sign up on our website for a career advising appointment with a Career Development Specialist. Daily schedule: Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. and 1 to 4 p.m. Click this slide to make an appointment.
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    Graduating during COVID-19 pandemic? We compiled resources for you to help navigate this job market.

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    Prepare for virtual job fairs and interviews with our guide

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    Remote work

    Temporary part-time or remote work during COVID-19

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    94% of 2018-19 WMU graduates are employed, in graduate school, serving in the military, or volunteering full time.

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Graduating now? Check out our guide to graduating during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Employment verifications: email or fax the verification to us, and we will provide further instruction. Email: wmu-handshake@wmich.edu | Fax: (269) 387-2555. Leave a voicemail with any additional information or questions at (269) 387-2745; we constantly monitor this voicemail box between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

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Career Advising

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Career Development Guide

Where can I work with my major?

Where can I intern with my MAJOR?

Resume Samples by Major

Explore career options

Get experience

Find a job

Meet employers

Resumes, CVs, and Cover Letters

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Government, academia, and beyond

IDENTITY-BASED CAREER RESOURCES

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