Student Resources

  • Career Advising Spring 2021. Resume reviews: submit a resume to wmu-handshake@wmich.edu and receive a reviewed copy within three business days. Advising appointments: Sign up on wmich.edu/career for a career advising appointment with a Career Development Specialist. Daily schedule: Monday through Friday, 9 to 11 a.m. and 1 to 4 p.m. Click this slide to make an appointment. Live chat - click on "Chat with us" tab. Quick answers to quick career questions. Tues-Thurs 1 to 3 p.m., Thurs 5 to 7 p.m.
  • , targeting education majors. Preregistration in Handshake required, tap the slide to learn more.
  • Got a career question? We can help! Get answers fast - chat live with our staff 1 to 3 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday and 5 to 7 p.m. on Thursday. Look for the brown "Chat with us" tab at the bottom right corner of the page.
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    91% of 2019-20 WMU graduates are employed, in graduate school, serving in the military, or volunteering full time.

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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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