Resources for Job Seekers
Our resources for job seekers cover a variety of professional topics that we hope will offer guidance, tips, and examples for you.
You are always welcome to schedule an appointment with us or a Student Career Advisor on Handshake to discuss the specifics or to review anything you have questions on.
Know Your Worker Rights
As you look ahead to future opportunities post-Whitman, we want to encourage you to know your rights as they pertain to being a worker in the United States. Part of being an empowered adult is knowing your rights and protections.
The following resources are a good place to start for learning about your rights under Washington State and federal laws. However, these are only resources for the purpose of education. This page should not be considered legal advice. If you have any questions about the law or a specific situation, please consult an attorney.
The Difference Between Exempt and Non-Exempt Employees (The Balance Careers)
Video: Know Your Rights (Disability Rights Oregon)