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Bouillon 206
(509) 963-1921

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Career Counseling For Alumni

Career Services

Individual counseling is available to alumni by appointment or on a walk-in basis. A career counselor can asist in the following areas:
  • Selecting a major or graduate program
  • Personal inventories
  • On-line assessments
  • Resumes and cover letters
  • Interviewing skills and preparation
  • Successful internshi and job search strategies
  • Graduate school process and application
  • Employer research
  • Career direction and career transition
  • Alumni mentoring
  • Informational interviews
  • Individual Studies Major

Career counseling fee schedule for Non-CWU students or Non-Alumni

Career services are available to anyone who seeks professional career assistance. CWU alumni who have completed 45 quarter credits or more at CWU and CWU students are afforded these services free of charge. CWU students are defined as those who are currently enrolled, part-time or full-time, or are currently taking one quarter (fall, winter, or spring) away from school.

Fees for non-CWU students and non-alumni

Career Assessment Instruments plus interpretation (per assessment) - $30.00
Career Counseling (each session up to one hour) - $20.00
Payment is made BEFORE the counseling session at the Cashier's Office (Student Financial Services) located in 104 Barge Hall. Payment can be in the form of cash, Visa, MasterCard or money order.

Visit our Wildcat Career Network to create an account. This allows students to view current job and internship vacancies, sign up for interviews and register for events. Employers are able to review student resumes on-line. There is no fee for this service.

Experienced counselors are available Monday through Friday 8 - 5 p.m. in Bouillon 206 on the Ellensburg campus. Call 963-2404 or 963-1921 for an appointment.

Westside Counselors

CWU - Lynnwood: To make an appointment, email Merridy Rennick at or phone 425-640-1574 x3878. 
CWU - Des Moines: To make an appointment, email Angela Engel at or phone 206-439-3800 x3841.

Online Career Counseling

Online career guidance is a service for Central Washington University students and alumni. This service is designed to assist individuals who are not able to meet individually with a career counselor. We will attempt to respond to questions within two business days of CWU normal working hours. Please submit your questions to We will also review resumes and cover letters via email. Please allow one week for revisions.
Due to the unsecured nature of the Internet, CWU Career Services cannot guarantee the confidentiality of your comments. If you are concerned about the confidentiality of your questions, please contact our office at 509-963-2404 or 509-963-1921 to set up an office appointment. If you prefer, you may also schedule a phone appointment with one of the counselors. Most of our counselors have been trained in distance counseling and credentialed through the Center for Credentialing and Education (CCE).

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