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Faculty & Staff

Our vision is bigger than our Career & Calling team…
we are here to Assist You in the work you do with students.

Faculty & staff are critical to our vision, which is that every Saint will graduate with the skills, experience, professional connections, and academic knowledge to pursue careers that lead to personal fulfillment, financial wellness, community building, and lasting engagement with SMU.

Saints Ready (Virtual Career Center) has information and resources for career exploration and preparation for students.
It also allows employers to connect and partner with us.
Alumni will be engaging this site as well.

Ways you can engage with support and resources:

Request us to come into your class to support your students.

A few example topics we can present in your class(es):

  • Resume/cover letter help
  • Interview etiquette
  • Networking & building your brand
  • Steps to obtain an internship
  • Job & Internship Fair preparation & navigation

The Career Champion program is a professional development opportunity for all faculty and staff (exempt and non-exempt) consisting of 4 trainings (1. Career Launch certification (a $2,000 value), 2. Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion, 3. Financial Literacy, and 4. Internship Supervision) to increase your understanding on how to have more meaningful career conversations that supports your students career readiness.

There is an early adopters stipend available of $1,300 (adjusted for exempt staff) while space is available.
The pilot of 12 Career Champions will wrap up over summer 2024. More news to come about their experiences.

Help us increase our students likelihood of positive outcomes post graduation by increasing their career readiness!

We are excited to now be accepting 2024-25 Career Champion Applications!!

“Career Readiness is the attainment and demonstration of requisite competencies that broadly prepare college graduates for a successful transition into the workplace.”
~National Association of Colleges and Employers

Elevate/Integrate Career Readiness & Career Competencies (a national movement) into your courses.

Informational page about the competencies employers want and
how to embed career readiness building assignments into your course(s).

Check out:

What career planning services are regularly offered on campus by the Center for Career & Calling and Internship Hub.

Handshake to post an Internship or Job (including federal work-study) opportunity for students.

How to hire a Work-study student.

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Career Resources

Contact & Location


Administrative Office:
Center for Career and Calling: Old Main 257
Internship Navigators:
Internship Hub: Harned Hall 113
5000 Abbey Way SE
Lacey, WA 98503

Career Service Hours

Day of the week
Daily Drop-in Appointment Only (via Zoom)
Monday 9:00 am- 4:00 pm 4:00 - 7:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am- 4:00 pm 4:00 - 7:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am- 4:00 pm 4:00 - 7:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am- 4:00 pm 4:00 - 7:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am- 4:00 pm 4:00 - 7:00 pm