Career Development and Student Resources
The criminal justice system should focus less on retribution and more on reparations for those born into a culture of violence, says activist and Law Professor Cynthia Chandler. Chandler will discuss her views in a WSU lecture titled, “Unstuck: Resisting Slavery, Eugenics, and the Prison Industrial Complex.” WSU Global Connections will live-stream the CCGRS Speaker Series, which will be especially valuable for those involved with this year’s Common Reading selection, "Just Mercy."
In the first of a two-part series, Rebecca Cooney, a WSU professor of strategic communication, will show you how to develop your personal brand and frame it from a job-search standpoint, as well as how to capitalize on the value of life experience.
WSU students from all campuses compete on teams to solve a global issue with the opportunity to travel to implement the proposed solution. 2014's Case: Arsenic poisoning in Bangladesh.
WSU Global Campus Vice President answers student questions for the 2014-2015 academic year.
Save time and energy by earning your Blackboard black belt. Heather and Mara are experts on the front line of Blackboard support at WSU and will answer commonly asked questions, share great tips, and provide personal assistance.
Rob Steigerwald, Chief Operations Officer of The Americas-Western Region Marriott International, Inc. shares his expertise on NextGen in the field of Hospitality as the guest speaker for the 2015 Burtenshaw Lecture Series. The Burtenshaw Lecture Series highlights ways to steer hospitality businesses to prominence and profitability.
The annual Business Technology Symposium convenes a panel of technology executives from leading enterprises. Panelists discuss current and emerging issues facing information technology leaders. The symposium will include presenters from f5, Avista, Alaska Airlines, Plex, and Disney.
Looking for a new job? How about a new career? Hear from the WSU career counselor, Chris Miller, to discuss career development and identify your personal career goals.
WSU career counselor Chris Miller's Career Interest Assessment uses such tools as the O*NET Interest Profiler, and Holland codes, which match jobs with personalities. You'll take an assessment in advance, and Chris will help interpret the results, their implications for careers, and how to use them in networking. This workshop is valuable for career exploration, research and decision-making.
A liberal arts degree gives you a wide variety of crucial workforce skills. This presentation by WSU career counselor Chris Miller teaches you how best to present those skills to potential employers, and align your job-search efforts with their needs.
In WSU career counselor Chris Miller's Personality Assessment webinar, you'll analyze your four-letter Myers-Briggs code that indicates your personality type and preferred ways of communication. Chris will then help you examine the results and how to apply them. This workshop enhances your understanding of team building, yourself and others, and different working environments.
Databases: The Scholar Awakens is the first installment of the WSU Libraries: A Galaxy of Information three-part series. In this webinar, WSU reference librarian Lorena O'English explores article databases, such as Academic Search Complete, Sociological Abstracts, and Google Scholar, looking at interface, content, and search strategies.
Scott Barlow, founder of Happen to Your Career, is presenting a series of webinars titled Know Your Strengths, Love Your Career. Each is designed to help you find the job you love. During his first webinar, Discover Your Strengths, Scott will help you find your signature strengths—your special gifts, attributes and experiences—and talk about how you can showcase them in your work.
Scott Barlow, founder of Happen to Your Career, is presenting a series of webinars titled Know Your Strengths, Love Your Career. Each is designed to help you find the job you love. During his third and final webinar of the series, Don't Just Work, Love Your Work, you'll learn how you can use your unique abilities (i.e. signature strengths) to enjoy your time at work and get the most out of your career.
Learn to think inside the box with this Advanced tutorial on the many ways you can use Excel to organize your life, automate math, and turn dull documents into color-coded triumphs of logic.
Learn to think inside the box with this Basics tutorial on the many ways you can use Excel to organize your life, automate math, and turn dull documents into color-coded triumphs of logic.
Microsoft Excel is a powerful tool for organizing and examining data. To help students unlock its secrets, Professor Stoney Brooks covered key tools such as PivotTables and Pivot Charts and how to use them in everyday life.
WSU Student Financial Services staff answer frequently asked questions and provide guidance on how to get the most of your Financial Aid package.
Get the inside scoop on financial aid with advisors Andy and Maja from WSU Student Financial Services. In this webinar, Andy and Maja cover topics that directly affect your bank account, such as aid disbursement, census date, deadlines, and satisfactory academic process (SAP).
WSU Summer Session is a great way to move forward. In this video series, WSU financial aid experts Maja and Andy cover resources, and share tips for getting started.
Budgeting for WSU Summer Session can be a challenge, but Maja and Andy explain several different approaches that can help reduce your expenses.
Maja and Andy outline ways to pay for WSU Summer Session, including loans, scholarships, and employee benefits.
In this presentation, Sarah Ann Hones, director of WSU’s Distinguished Scholarships Program, discusses distinguished scholarships available to Global Campus students. She highlights the Fulbright, Boren and Truman, talks about how scholarships could support family members, and offers tips on how to best impress the review committees with your application and resume.
Looking for a new job? How about a new career? The WSU career counselor, Chris Miller, helps you navigate the most successful and least successful strategies for securing employment.
Journals: The Scholar Strikes Back is the second installment of the WSU Libraries: A Galaxy of Information three-part series. In this webinar, WSU reference librarian Lorena O'English covers the meaning of peer-reviewed sources, different types of publications, and how they can be used in scholarly work.
Learn to connect information in new ways with WSU instruction librarian Holly Luetkenhaus. This info session will help you organize ideas and increase your cognitive ability by mapping links between concepts. The end result will be an increased ability to write a high quality, well organized paper.
WSU Student Financial Services advisors Maja and Andy cover topics that directly affect Global Campus students. Topics discussed include the types of financial aid, how to access it and how it is disbursed, census day, and how satisfactory academic process (SAP) requirements can affect your aid.
Considering earning an advanced degree? Hear from Global Campus graduate and psychology-Ph.D. candidate Emily Carstens Namie about application strategies, the GRE, your CV, and common pitfalls.
Join WSU Regent Mike Worthy, Presidential Search Advisory Committee Chair, to hear WSU Global Campus students' thoughts about the most important characteristics of WSU’s next president. ?
Feeling stressed, swamped and barely afloat? Scott Barlow, career expert and CEO of Happen to Your Career, shows you how to get things done—while saving time for yourself. Barlow discusses the powerful 80/20 rule, successful scheduling, and how a five-minute investment pays off for 24 hours.
WSU Librarian answers student questions and provides a tutorial on accessing the online library's resources.
Sources: The Scholar Returns is the third installment of the WSU Libraries: A Galaxy of Information three-part series. In this webinar, WSU reference librarian Lorena O'English explores the differences between primary, secondary, and tertiary sources and how they can be different in the sciences, social sciences, and humanities.
Learn about the advantages of joining the WSU Alumni Association, including face-to-face opportunities, career connections, discounts, and a chance to share the pride worldwide.
During your academic career, you'll likely be asked to annotate books and papers, which involves making notes directly on the text. In this first of a two-part webinar series, WSU academic librarian Lorena O'English discusses what exactly annotating is and different approaches for doing it.
WSU academic librarian Lorena O’English will discuss why annotating is helpful and how it is applicable in the classroom and for research. The conclusion to this series will prepare you to succeed at this common academic task.
WSU career counselor Chris Miller discusses Lea McCloud's Resume Coloring Book, available at WSU's Academic Success and Career Center. The online book helps you create a compelling resume, put your best foot forward, and increase your professional confidence.
Hear from the vice president of WSU Academic Outreach and Innovation, which includes Global Campus, about students' thoughts and ideas about WSU’s online program. ?
Scott Barlow, founder of Happen to Your Career, is presenting a series of webinars titled Know Your Strengths, Love Your Career. Each is designed to help you find the job you love. During his second webinar, Use Your Weaknesses, you'll learn you don't need to improve your weakness. Instead Scott will show you how to move ahead by focusing on your strengths. He'll also discuss how to answer the dreaded interview question, "What are your strengths and weaknesses?"
Take a guided tour of the brand new WSU Visitor's Center in Pullman, WA. Learn about the rich history, top achievements and research & development of products by past & current Cougs.