Skill Building Opportunities

Showcase your skills, accomplishments, and grit to stand out in the eyes of recruiters.

Internships

Even short term or part time internships are a great way for you to demonstrate skills and knowledge in a new career area. Career transitions go more smoothly when you can put what you’re learning into practice and have recent, relevant experience to enhance your resume. Whether you find opportunities on our exclusive job site PSU Handshake or through your own research, we will help you learn to prepare your resume so it shows the value you bring to the employer. There is even an option to earn academic credit through an internship if you like.

Student Organizations

Gain leadership experience and network with community members by joining a student organization. Groups are organized by industry, job function or interest and there are countless ways for you to plug into an existing group or start a new group.

Student Competitions

Shed light on your skills and potentially win a prize. Competitions range from pitching your startup idea to a competing against teams from other schools in Case Hack competition. All these experiences are great additions to your resume, especially if you do not have a lot of professional experience in your industry.

Contact us at Bizcareers@pdx.edu to make your resume stand out in the right ways or schedule a one-on-one advising appointment with a member of the Career Management Team.