Career Resource Center: 2-C-11 Green Hall
Office Hours: 8:45 a.m.- 5 p.m., Monday through Friday
The Career Development and Alumni Relations office provides career advice and job/internship search assistance to WWS graduate students and graduate alumni.
- Individual and personalized career guidance
- Assistance in developing a well-defined sense of a student’s abilities, interests, and motivation
- Help identifying specific jobs or organizational settings of interest
- Résumé and cover letter reviews
- LinkedIn profile and personal statement reviews
- Interview preparation
- Professional and career development workshops
- Specialized training sessions
- Coordination of recruiting visits
- Online and print reference materials
- Career panels of WWS alumni and other professionals
- The office helps students secure required summer internships, and optional middle-year-out and academic year part-time opportunities. These allow students to apply concepts and theories learned in class to the development of policy in a professional setting.
- Unpaid summer internships in the public and nonprofit sectors are financially subsidized by WWS.
- Financial assistance is also provided for part-time internship travel.
- The team also assists graduating students and alumni in identifying and securing their ideal professional placements.
- The office maintains communication with prospective employers and alumni for information about job opportunities and seeks new contacts in all areas of public affairs.
- The School’s generous financial aid policy enables its graduates to pursue jobs of interest without the burden of student debt.
- Financial assistance is also provided for informational and job interview travel.
The WWS graduate alumni network is incredibly strong and committed to giving back by providing advice to students, recent graduates, and seasoned alumni pivoting into new policy focus areas.
Alumni and current students are encouraged to connect using the TigerNet Alumni Directory by following the tips provided.
Profiles can be updated at any time so alumni can share their current contact information, organization name, and job title in real time.
Alumni can share postings with current students through WooConnect (a private job/internship site) or reach both students and alumni through the Woos News Career Newsletter.
To meet with Barbara A. Hampton or Emily C. Sharples, contact:
Amy G. Craven
2-C-11 Green Hall