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College of the Sciences

Career Services




College of the Sciences students have access

to professional career services.


Services include:

  • Explore major and career options
  • Personality, strength and interest assessments
  • Support with resume and cover letters
  • Interview skill development
  • Job and internship searches
  • Graduate school applications
  • Learning to use social networks and job boards, e.g., LinkedIn, Wildcat Career Network
  • Discovering ways to maximize employability

Next Step


Make an appointment with career counselor Chuck Zimchek, PhD. Call (509) 963-1921.

Career counseling locations and times:

  • Science 107D, Monday and Thursday
  • Bouillon 206, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday

Available hours: 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Drop-in hours may be available. Check room doors for postings.

For more information about the Career Center - Career Services Website


COTS Career Counselor V. Chuck Zimchek, PhD

A career counselor at CWU since 2012, Chuck Zimchek's education includes a degree in medical technology and a Master's Degree and a PhD in counseling. He also has secondary teaching certifications in biology, chemistry and mathematics. his career includes laboratory work in biochemistry and hematology, teaching high school math and science and working as a sounselor in high school and community college. Career counseling for COTS since 2017 combines Chuck's background in science with his passion for helping people discover a meaningful career path that reflects their interests, values and strengths.


Take the Next Step to Becoming a Wildcat.