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WWU Skagit & Whatcom Local Opportunities Career & Internship Fair May 18th


Connect with Western Talent!




If you are an employer with a physical presence in and have available jobs/internships Whatcom and/or Skagit Counties this career fair is for YOU!

Get to know the Western Community!

  • 15,197 students
  • 93% undergraduates
  • 87% Washington Residents
  • According to the 2019-2020 Graduate Outcomes report, 28% of graduates remained employed in Whatcom County, 5% in Skagit County.

WWU Local Opportunities Career, Internship & Education Fair: Whatcom and Skagit County Employers | May 18th 1-5PM | in-person*

If your organization does not have a free profile in Handshake, you can read about this upcoming event here:

A few other helpful dates to know!

  • March 28th first day of spring quarter classes
  • Spring Commencement is June 9
  • September 21st first day of fall quarter classes

How else can you connect with the campus community?

  • host virtual office hours or information events to describe opportunities with your company and answer questions about the application process
  • promote your company through our Employer Partner Program benefits!
  • submit jobs or internships to Handshake -and if you're not seeing the applicant numbers you'd like, contact our office so we can discuss strategies!
  • hiring for part time opportunities where students can gain work experience? WWU accepts jobs on Handshake where a degree is required or preferred and paid internships (unpaid accepted for nonprofits only). Please contact Student Employment to set up a free profile for part-time work where students will gain work experience.

Thank you to all employers who have visited campus for in-person career & internship fairs Fall and Winter Quarters!

We appreciate your interest in recruitment at WWU!

Britta Eschete, Career Services Center



Britta Eschete, Pronouns:  she/her/hers

 Event Coordinator 1 | Employer Relations

  Career Services Center | Western Washington University

Attend a career or internship fair, on-campus, Spring Quarter!

WWU Career & Internship Fair | All Industries | April 20th 1-5PM

WWU Career, Internship & Education Fair | Whatcom & Skagit Employers | May 18th 1-5PM

What’s Happening in Handshake?  Discover hundreds of job and internship opportunities on WWU’s newest platform to connect students/graduates with employers and opportunities!  Access your free account today!

NEW!  You can now log into Handshake and self-schedule yourself for either a virtual or in-person appointment with Career Services Center staff!  Click here.

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