Job Search Strategies

First, you’ll need to prepare an effective resume and cover letter.

Then, use the following resources to start searching!

  • To learn more about job search strategies, contact the WSU Global Campus career advisor by completing the Request Career Advising form.
  • A Job Search Strategy group can help get you started. These groups allow students with similar career interests to share resources and discuss their experiences throughout the process. They provide a great way to get support and stay motivated! Contact the WSU Global Campus Career Advisor at to discuss forming a group.
  • Participate in On-Campus Interviewing.
  • Register for Handshake, WSU’s employment resource website for students and alumni.
  • Need experience through an internship? Find internship information on the WSU ASCC website.
  • Attend a career fair! Watch for information about Virtual Career Fairs on our Global Connections website.
  • To find employers for particular occupations by city/state, go to CareerOneStop, Select Job Search, and use the Find a Job feature to specify a location and a job title, to identify employers and their addresses in a specific city.
  • Don’t forget to network.

For more tips, download the WSU ASCC Job Search packet (pdf).