Career Advising

Career and Student Employment Services at Western Michigan University offers 20-minute drop-in sessions and one-hour appointments to help you with:

  • Resume and cover letter writing
  • Interviewing
  • Job search strategies
  • Career fair preparation
  • Salary negotiation
  • Campus employment
  • Many more career-related topics

For more information about services and to schedule an appointment with a Career Development Specialist, please call (269) 387-2745.

Career Zone - 1344 Ellsworth Hall - Hours starting January 12

Drop-in advising offered Monday through Friday, noon to 5 p.m.

The Career Zone will be open during finals week, April 27-May 1. The Career Zone will be closed during break week, May 4-8.
Career Zone will reopen on May 11 for Summer I hours, which are noon to 4 p.m., Monday through Thursday.

Parkview Campus - Hours starting January 12

Café Critique - Parkview Cafe (drop-in advising)
Monday, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Wednesday, noon to 3 p.m.
Thursday, noon to 2 p.m.

Friedmann Hall - Hours starting week of January 12

2352 Friedmann Hall
Drop-in advising offered Thursdays, 1 to 4:30 p.m.

Haworth College of Business - 3020 Schneider Hall

Please visit for updated schedule

Interviewing Resources - Employer On Duty

Hone your interviewing skills by participating in the Employer On Duty program. Employer On Duty is a great opportunity for students to develop professional skills with seasoned recruiters through practice interview sessions and resume critiques. It is also a good chance to network with recruiters and learn more about a wide variety of industries. Click here to learn more and to sign up.