Search for a Job / Internship

Finding an internship* or a job is a process of identifying possibilities, discerning best-fit opportunities, and then deciding where to apply.

Resources like Handshake can be a great start, but talking to people — connecting with your network to help identify potential opportunities — is as important to your search as online resources.

*Looking to receive credit for your internship? Here are details about that process.

Use the articles and resources below to get started, and schedule an appointment with a CES career advisor for customized guidance.


Chloe Pargmann-Hayes ’24 spent the summer interning with the City of Tacoma, where she put her communication studies skills and her passion for social justice to work supporting the artists painting a Black Lives Matter mural downtown. Read the story of Chloe and other Logger interns in Arches Magazine.

13 Careers in Law (Without Being a Lawyer)

Interested in the legal industry but unsure about wanting to attend law school? Some of the best careers in law allow you to explore different areas of the legal sector without becoming an attorney. Legal careers like paralegal and electronic …

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3 Critical Questions – Stepping Out of Comfort Zones on the Job Search

Photo by Mette Køstner on Unsplash

Familiarity breeds confidence. It’s natural to default to applying to the same jobs with the same responsibilities. Besides, employers are looking for your exact experience in certain roles, right?

Well, yes. But you are …

By CareerShift
Job hunting & career management solutions
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Making plans for spring? Add these 3 events to your calendar!

Ready to connect with alumni & recruiters? Below are in-person events that you won’t want to miss.
CES advisors can be helpful regardless of how “ready” you’re feeling. Schedule an appointment to chat!

By Kris Hay
Kris Hay Communications Coordinator
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