Quick Tips to Finding a Job:
-What skills do you have from other jobs, volunteerism, internships or classes? Apply to employers on or off campus who could appreciate those skills.
-In what kind of environment have you worked or volunteered? Inquire at departments that fit your background, ie. food service, technical areas, outdoor work, or office settings.
-Remember to emphasize skills you have used that fit the needs of the job you are applying to! Don’t let the employer assume you have skills, tell them!
-When dropping off applications or stopping by to inquire about a possible job, dress up and look like you are ready to go to work. First impressions count!
-Be as flexible as you can about the hours and days you are available.
-Need more help? Call for an appointment, 509-527-5183.
I have a job, now what?
If this is your first time being hired by an employer, you will need to fill out various payroll forms. Among them are the I-9 and W-4 forms, and if working for Whitman you will also do Electronic Deposit.
- For the I-9 you will need to bring original ID documents
- For Electronic Deposit at Whitman: If you have checks, bring a voided one; if not, contact your bank to get the routing number for ACH.
Looking for a job? iEngage is the place to be. On- and off-campus jobs are posted through the system, with customizeable Search Agents that can send you email updates based on your selected search preferences.
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