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Students listening as the different speakers give advice about entering different science career fields.

Job Info Jamboree

Aaron Lowe, Reporter September 27, 2022

Students received the opportunity to learn about different jobs on campus in the “Jobs You Didn’t Know You Wanted” lecture series. The series started with its first installment on Sept. 23 and will...

Marketplace 626 is filled with well-known gas station food.

Preparing students for professional careers

Sky Mundell, Reporter July 11, 2022

From working as a climbing wall attendant for the outdoor program, to leading campus tours, to working in the university’s IT department as a programmer, Weber State University students have access to...

Allison Barlow Hess, the public relations director for WSU, will retire after 30 years on April 29. Photo credit: WSU

WSU PR director retires after 30 years of service

Catie Weimer March 28, 2022

Allison Barlow Hess, the public relations director for WSU, will retire after 30 years on April 29. A reception in her honor will be held at the Lindquist Alumni Center garden room on April 8 from 2-4...

Finding a job amid the Great Resignation

Finding a job amid the Great Resignation

Lexie Andrew November 29, 2021

For many workers, COVID-19 changed their way of life when they moved to remote work. Now, with a vaccine available, employers are asking their employees to come back to the office. However, many workers...

Internships help students gain the necessary skills, portfolio, experience and education to enter the workforce confidently. Photo credit: Blythe Evans

Employment concern? Learn and intern

Claire Young September 22, 2021

Internships are one of the many tools Weber State provides to help students gain the skills and experience they need to prepare for their careers post-graduation. For some degrees, they are a requirement...

Graduation: fears, plans and moving on

Adam Rubin April 5, 2021

Graduating during a pandemic comes with all sorts of challenges many of the graduating class did not see coming as they first embarked on their journey through college. Now that it’s time to graduate,...

The Student Services Center provides resources to students. (Israel Campa / The Signpost) Photo credit: Signpost Archives

COVID job market, good or bad? Career Services can help

Matias Pedreira February 17, 2021

The economic struggle small and large businesses faced due to COVID-19 left millions of people out of work. Thirty-four percent of those out of work are still unemployed and actively searching for a new...

Students and attendees engage with the varying businesses present at the career fair. (Joshua Wineholt  / The Signpost)

Get paid to advance your career

Alexa Nielson November 14, 2018

Most Weber State University students graduate having completed an internship. In fact, many majors require one. However, WSU students also work and often have families outside of school. Getting an...

Playing Life to learn about life

Playing Life to learn about life

Kylie Harris February 7, 2018

Weber State University’s Money Management Center helped students to realize what life is like after college by playing The Game of Life on Feb. 6. In an event based off of the popular board game,...

Women make up 26% of STEM related fields, according to United States Department of Labor. SheTech, an upcoming conference at Weber State University looks to encourage high-school-aged girls to get involved in STEM. (Source: Tribune News Service)

SheTech, first all-female STEM conference debuts at Weber

Kellie Plumhof March 26, 2017

The United States Department of Labor reported in 2016 that 57 percent of women participated in the workforce, and that women make up nearly half of the entire workforce. Despite the large number of...

Internships open doors for students

Allen Glines September 1, 2015

Internships are a fantastic way for students to get their foot in the door. Being able to add work experience, in the form of an internship, will give the graduate an advantage when applying for jobs...

What do you do with an English degree?

December 2, 2014

“What’s your major?” is a question college students hear almost daily. However, “What do you plan to do with that?” is a question heard less often. Each major seems to have a stereotypical job...

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