What I did on my summer vacation
Director of Career and Employment Services Kim McDowell ’91, P’08 gave us this information about the 150 students who worked on campus this summer:
- Jobs included groundskeeper, library circulation assistant, lifeguard, Diversions Café manager, orientation coordinator, chemistry stockroom clerk, research assistant, phonathon caller, summer conference aide, campus-visit assistant, irrigation assistant, custodial assistant, chapel assistant, Office of Information Services programmer.
- Other students participated in summer academic internships locally and across the country with Russell Investment Group, E! Entertainment Networks, Seattle Metropolitan Magazine, and others.
- About 1,200 students work on campus each year, providing the work equivalent of nearly 25 percent of non-faculty university employees .
- Last year students earned more than $3 million through part-time and summer employment programs administered by Career and Employment Services.