“Success doesn’t come to you, you go to it.”

-Marva Collins

Helpful Hints to get YOU Hired!

Begin with the End
in Mind


Tip 1

Visit your school's Career Service
Office BEFORE, DURING, AND AFTER your program:

  • Learn what employers need/want
  • Tailor your schooling and skills to meet those needs
  • Communicate well on your resume and in your interviews
  • Avoid unknown potholes on your Road to Success!

Narrow Down the Competition


Tip 2

Take Advantage of Exclusive Opportunities Available at your School's Job/Career Office:
Some employers recruit from specific schools/programs - Some schools have exclusive job posting systems.

Spread the word


Tip 3

58% of people get hired from networking or an internal company move.
Take advantage of internship and volunteer opportunities in your career field while you are in school to build your resume and make professional connections. Then let everyone know you are looking and your new job could come to you!


Learn the basics of networking and how it can be helpful to your job search.
An Internship is a great way to get your foot in the door in your career field and get job experience. Build your resume and make networking connections to work your way up to the job you want.
Find Job listings by geography or specialty with these job boards.
The one stop source to find and Apply for all Federal Government jobs.
Whether it’s helping a vulnerable child, making highways safer or restoring salmon habitat, the work that we do matters to the people of Washington State.
Apprenticeships are great entry level starts to careers in high paying, secure jobs in fast growing, high demand industries. Find out how you can “Earn While You Learn” and enter one of these great career fields.