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Career and Professional Development Webinars

The Portland State University Alumni Association is pleased to provide alumni & students FREE live and on-demand career development webinars. This is the perfect tool for alumni living outside of the Portland area or for those of you who are too busy to come to one of our live events. This webinar series offers 9 authors & career experts who will share their secrets, research and tips with you. Take the first step and build your job strategy by listening to the top career experts in the country! Live webinars are broadcasted from 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm Pacific Time. 

Sign-up up to receive free webinar reminders for upcoming presentations with the link below. *Please remember we have the following webinars archived for your on-demand viewing pleasure:

  • Make Your Resume Work for You - Martin Yale
  • Find the Right Job Now- Alan Kearns
  • Active Interviewing-Eric Kramer
  • Organizing the Job Search Process-Tony Beshara
  • 7 Mistakes Job Seekers Make Online- Joshua Waldman
  • LinkedIn Makeover- Donna Serdula
  • 5 Steps to Your Personal Brand-Natascha Saunders
  • Making Your Network Work for YOU! - Diane Darling

Career Events

The PSU Alumni Association offers career events throughout the academic year which students can utilize for networking opportunities and professional development. You can find our upcoming career events and other Alumni Association events here

Student Job Opportunities

Our office has four open Federal Work Study student positions. Please find the postion descriptions and applications below. If you have any questions about the postions, please contact Charles Hall at or call (503)725-4849. To find out if you are qualified for Federal Work Study, please contact Office of Finanacial Aid here:

Program Assistant

Office Assistant

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