Job Announcements & Opportunities

Student Position Openings at the Office of Sustainability

Western’s Office of Sustainability is hiring 9 student positions for the 2014-2015 school year. Positions work on topics such as sustainability education & behavior change, waste reduction & recycling, research, office coordination, student life, and others.

Open positions include:

  • Green Energy Fee Grant Program Outreach Assistant
  • Campus Outreach & Engagement Program Assistant
  • OS Office Assistant
  • OS Research Assistant
  • Zero Waste Program Coordinator
  • Zero Waste Program Assistant
  • ResRAP Program Coordinator
  • ResRAP Program Assistant
  • ResRAP Green Residence Certification Assistant

Work study and non-work study applications are being accepted for almost all positions. All positions include a paid training period during spring quarter 2014 with flexible scheduling.

For application information, please see the employment page on the Western Sustainability website:

For questions, please call 650-2491 or email

Applications are due April 24th at 5pm.

The Office of Sustainability is Western’s hub for campus sustainability. The “OS” is dedicated to helping WWU achieve its strategic goal of campus sustainability by integrating sustainability into operations, academics, research, and outreach through its programs and initiatives.

This position can be viewed on Viking CareerLink.

Cruise Consultant

Position Information:

  • Employer: Holland America Princess Alaska Yukon
  • Title: Cruise Consultant
  • Description: For more than 140 years, Holland America Line has been a recognized leader in cruising, taking our guests to exotic destinations around the world! Today, Holland America Line's fleet of 15 elegant, mid-size ships offers more than 500 sailings a year visiting all continents.

Holland America's Shoreside Campus is located in the beautiful city of Seattle, on the Elliott Bay waterfront just a short distance from downtown. Our Corporate Team consists of approximately 1,200 professionals who support over 14,000 employees working aboard our ships.

We are actively recruiting skilled professionals who want to join our vibrant team! We have a variety of exciting perks such as Time off benefits - paid vacation & sick time, Travel - travel & cruise perks, Health -medical, dental & vision plans, Wellness programs, Tuition Reimbursement, 401K and Profit Sharing Plans, Flexible Scheduling, Training - our in-house HAL University offers a full array of training courses, Rewards & Incentives such as commuting subsidies.

Come be a part of our team!

As a Cruise Consultant you will increase sales and market share on Holland America Line cruises and Alaska cruise tours, and build personal clientele relationships by contacting leads through company's guest database and leads generated by marketing efforts.

This is a salary plus commission outbound call center position.

Essential Functions:

  1. Contact guests and clients through outbound calling efforts.
  2. Apply professional sales techniques in the promotion and sale of cruises and cruisetours.
  3. Build personal clientele base and brand loyalty.
  4. Provide superior customer service to all guests.
  5. Meet department revenue and call volume standards per month and fiscal year.

EEO/AA/Vet/Disabled Employer

  • Location: Location #1
  • City: Seattle, WA
  • Country: United States
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Desired Major(s): Business and Economics, Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Salary Level: DOE
  • Job Function: Hospitality/Travel
  • Requisition #: 22048


  • Minimum 1 year experience as a Holland America Line reservations agent with supervisory recommendation or travel agency sales experience or equivalent external sales experience.
  • Computer proficiency with Microsoft Office; Word, Excel, Outlook.
  • Ability to quickly learn internal reservations booking system, and database system.
  • Successful candidate is self-motivated, like to sell, detailed orientated, with ability to work independently.
  • Ability to maintain a positive, proactive disposition in the face adversity.
  • Strong communication skills with an emphasis on closing the sale.
  • Ability to learn and employ sales-oriented scripts and phone presentations.
  • Ability to learn and maintain a working knowledge of company policies and procedures, both booking and otherwise.
  • Ability to achieve personal goals and support departmental objectives.

How To Apply: To apply please visit our Career Center at

Applications accepted via:

  • Email
  • Other

Important Dates:

  • Posted On: April 02, 2014
  • Applications Accepted Until: May 02, 2014

Default Email For Resumes:

Contact Information:
300 Elliott Avenue West
Seattle, Washington 98119
United States
(206) 281-3526

This position can be viewed on Viking CareerLink.

Native Speaking Teacher (NST)

Position Information:

  • Employer: HESS International Educational Group
  • Title: Native Speaking Teacher (NST)
  • Description: HESS is looking for serious and committed candidates who are patient, flexible, enthusiastic, energetic, and personable. You should also have a good sense of humor and genuinely enjoy working with children. If you think you have what it takes, visit our website for more information and to apply online:

    Choose a career that opens up a world of new cultures, unique people, and wonderful travel opportunities.

    About Us:

    Founded in 1983, HESS International Educational Group is the largest and most recognized private language school in Taiwan. We employ more than 600 native English-speaking teachers in 180+ HESS schools across Asia. Our staff has more than 30 years of experience looking after both new and experienced teachers just like you!

    At HESS, you’ll work directly with a stable, well-established educational organization. We are not a recruitment agency, and we do not charge any fees. Take the first steps toward teaching English in Asia by visiting our website today! Check us out and apply online:

    • Location: Location #1
    • Nation Wide: yes
    • Country: United States
    • Position Type: Full Time
    • Desired Major(s): Huxley College of the Environment, Sciences and Technology, Business and Economics, Fairhaven College of Interdisciplinary Studies, Woodring College of Education, Humanities and Social Sciences
    • Salary Level: Salaried
    • Job Function: Education/Teaching
    • Duration: 1 year
    • Travel Percentage: No Travel
    • Qualifications: (REQUIREMENTS)
      1. Native English speaker
      2. Passport holder from : USA, CAN, UK, IRE, SA, AUS, or NZ
      3. Bachelor's degree (in any discipline) OR associate degree accompanied by a TEFL/TESOL certificate
      4. One-year commitment
      5. Criminal record check

    How To Apply:
    Check us out and apply online:

    Posted On:

    April 03, 2014

    Applications Accepted Until:

    June 30, 2014

    Default Email For Resumes:

    Contact Information:

    Homing Tam
    172 S Washington St.,
    Seattle, Washington 98104
    United States
    +886-2-2592-6998 ext. 10406

    Associated Students

    90+ Job Openings for 2014-2015!

    The Associated Students is hiring over 90+ jobs for the next academic year (2014-2015), and we want to share some specific offices and positions that might be relevant to your studies.

    Come check out the AS Job Fair to speak with current AS employees and learn more about these amazing jobs. It will be on Tuesday, March 4th, from 11am-3pm in the Viking Union Multi-Purpose room. Then you can submit your applications online from March 8th-April 9th at!

    Resource and Outreach Programs

    Issues relating to:

    • Gender
    • Sexuality
    • Queer identity
    • Social issues
    • Veterans’ Affairs
    • Disabilities
    • Legal information

    Representation and Engagement Programs:

    Positions relating to:

    • AS Elections
    • Legislative Affairs
    • Student Senate and Committees

    Environmental & Sustainability Programs

    Positions Relating to:

    • Outback Farm
    • Green Fee
    • Alternative Transportation
    • Environmental Issues

    Ethnic Student Center

    We have many other jobs in radio, social issues, graphic design, legal information, environmental sustainability, marketing, outdoor recreation, human resources, the entertainment industry, and so much more. Check them all out at

Program Manager: Experience International

Everson, WA :: Full-time :: $34,000 + Benefits


A challenging, rewarding, full-time salaried position is available with Experience International, a non-profit educational organization based in Everson, Washington. In addition to other programs, EI is designated by the US State Department as a J-1 Exchange Visitor-Trainee Program and brings qualified foreign nationals to the United States for up to 18 months of practical training & work-experience in the fields of agriculture, forestry, fisheries, and natural resource management and conservation.

The Program Manager is responsible for the planning, development and implementation of Experience International’s exchange programs, including the oversight and day-to-day operations of the J-1 Trainee - Intern Program. S/he will oversee an on-going program of approximately 125 participants per year and supervise a team of 1-2 people. This position requires 10% overnight travel primarily in WA, OR, and CA.


    1. Assure the smooth operation of exchange and intern/trainee programs.
    2. Develop short and long-term strategies to expand existing programs.
    3. Serve as Alternate Responsible Officer for a J1 Exchange Visitor–Trainee Program.
    4. Represent Experience International at local, regional, and international levels.
    5. Market EI programs and assure a solid base of qualified trainees and hosts.
    6. Screen and select trainee applicants, set up internships with businesses and public agencies, establish training plans, monitor & evaluate program participants and training sites.
    7. Conduct orientations, program retreats, and site visits (travel required)
    8. Monitor, evaluate and document program.
    9. Update and develop new program materials & newsletters.
    10. Initiate new program development
    11. Supervise a program team of 1-2 people.
    12. Expand a training program abroad for US students and professionals.


    1. Bachelor’s degree or higher with a minimum of 3-years relevant work experience.
    2. US Citizen with strong marketing abilities.
    3. Excellent oral and written communication skills.
    4. Excellent interpersonal and problem solving skills.
    5. Ability to manage multiple, concurrent projects with deadlines.
    6. Highly energetic, organized, detail oriented and resourceful.
    7. Expertise in MS Office: Word, Excel, Access, Publisher and Power Point.
    8. Ability to manage budgets and use evaluation data in program review and design.
    9. Desired:

      a. Knowledge of agricultural and/or natural resource sectors.
      b. International work and/or travel experience.

    This position can be viewed onto Viking CareerLink.

    Bellingham Senior Activity Center Internships Available

    Description: Provide direct experience marketing an array of interesting, fun and relevant programs to those over 50 years of age to promote healthy aging at the Bellingham Senior Activity Center, a program of the Whatcom Council on Aging.

    Description: Provide high quality support to the BSAC, a program of the Whatcom Council on Aging, by assisting with implementation of all center activities. Perform a variety of duties essential for the efficient running of the Center.

    bellingham senior center logo

    This position can be viewed on Viking CareerLink.

    Office & Program Assistant Intern

    (posted 1.17.13)

    Employer: Experience International

    Description: The Office & Program Assistant will work under the general supervision of our Program Coordinator for International Exchange Programs to implement an international training program in agriculture, forestry, fisheries and natural resource management.

    Depending on interest and ability, tasks may include developing promotional materials, preparing information packets; tracking program participants on database; working with files; web site updates; responding to information requests; developing and mailing program materials; drafting letters; preparing training manuals; and general tasks required providing quality support to all our local, regional, national, and international program participants.

    Office Assistant Intern will have opportunity to work with a small but highly qualified team of professionals involved in international training and development. S/he will gain direct experience with the day-to-day operation of a non-profit organization; the administration of international exchange programs in natural resource management and office management. Intern will refine writing, computer skills, and public relations skills; learn to multitask and prioritize workloads; and will learn about working with different cultures.

    Location: Location #1 City Everson State/Province Washington Country United States
    Position Type: Part Time
    Internship Desired Major(s): Business and Economics, Woodring College of Education, Humanities and Social Sciences
    Desired Class Level(s): Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior, Alumnus, Graduate Student, Post-Bac, Post-Masters
    Salary Level: Mileage reimbursement and stipend Job
    Function: Management/Administration
    Duration: Flexible
    Approximate Hours Per Week: 15-20
    Travel Percentage: No Travel
    Qualifications: Computer Literate; Working knowledge MS Word, Excel, Power Point and Access; Ability to work independently and in organized manner; Be a ‘team player’ and maintain a sense of humor; Minimum of 2 yrs post-HS education and 1-year office experience
    Requested Documents: Resume & Cover Letter
    Applications Accepted Until: February 28, 2014
    Default Email For Resumes:

    Contact Information:
    Charlie Walkinshaw, Director
    PO Box 680
    Everson, Washington 98247

    Green Corps Class of 2014-2015:
    Spring Application Deadline January 24th!

    In the next few months, we‘ll invite 35 college graduates to join the Green Corps class of 2014-2015.

    During Green Corps' full year paid training program, participants will learn grassroots organizing skills from some of the top practitioners in the country while working on three to five different campaigns such as retiring dirty coal-fired power plants, protecting our drinking water, improving our food system and building the campus fossil fuel divestment movement. Organizers will learn important skills such as recruiting volunteers, developing strategic campaigns and building strong coalitions.

    Our organizers have worked on behalf of dozens of groups including Sierra Club, Food & Water Watch, and the National Wildlife Federation. Our alumni include Phil Radford, the Executive Director of Greenpeace USA, Sarah Hodgdon, National Program Director for Sierra Club and Heather Smith, President of Rock the Vote.

    If you would like to view a copy of the Green Corps 2014-2015 program guide and application, click here.

    Jet Program 2014

    This position can be viewed on Viking CareerLink.

    Translation Project Manager

    (posted 10-4-13)

    Employer: FIS (Foundation for International Services, Inc.)
    Division: Translations
    Title: Translation Project Manager          

    Description: Summary: FIS is a seeking a part time entry-level project manager to work within the translation department. This is a part time position, with the possibility of additional hours depending on performance and staffing needs. Starting pay will be $15/hour.

    Requirements: The ideal candidate is a self-motivated, multilingual individual with a bachelor degree (any field; linguistics, a foreign language or social sciences are preferred) and excellent communication skills. Reading and writing proficiency in at least one foreign language is required. Preference will be given to candidates who have strong reading and writing abilities in one or more of the following languages: Chinese, Arabic, Russian, Hindi, Japanese, Korean or German. Candidates must be thoroughly proficient with Microsoft Word and have exceptional native-level writing and editing skills in English. The ability to maintain a strong eye for detail while prioritizing time-sensitive tasks under pressure is essential. Previous experience as a translator or familiarity with the translation/localization, international higher education or credential evaluation fields are a plus, but not essential.

    Position Description: A translation project manager acts as the intermediary between the translator and the client. (FIS does not have in-house translators; we work with a network of freelance translators). Primary duties include reviewing foreign language documents, providing price quotes, selecting and contacting appropriate freelance translators as well as proofreading and formatting their completed translations to fit FIS style and terminology. A project manager works rather independently and follows specific FIS style guidelines for each translation project. We are looking for candidates who can come in every day and commit to 20 hours per week (4 hours per day). This position is initially part time but additional hours may become available, depending on the workload and long-term staffing needs.

    How to Apply: Please send a brief cover letter and resume to with “Translation Project Manager” in the subject line. FIS will contact the first round of candidates for interviews or online testing by mid-October. Candidates must be eligible to work in the United States. FIS does not sponsor visas. No phone calls, please.

    Location: Edmonds, Washington              
    Position Type: Part Time             
    Desired Major(s): Humanities and Social Sciences / Modern and Classical Languages / German, Humanities and Social Sciences / Modern and Classical Languages / Japanese, Humanities and Social Sciences / Anthropology, Humanities and Social Sciences / East Asian Studies, Humanities and Social Sciences / English, Humanities and Social Sciences / Linguistics, Humanities and Social Sciences / Political Science, Humanities and Social Sciences / Sociology     

    Desired Class Level(s): Alumnus, Graduate Student, Post-Bac, Post-Masters     
    Work Authorization: US Citizen, Permanent Resident
    Salary Level: $15/hour  
    Desired Start Date: November 12, 2013
    Approximate Hours Per Week: 20          
    Travel Percentage: < 10% Travel              

    Qualifications: Native speaker (or equivalent) of English and strong reading and writing abilities in at least one foreign language, preferably Chinese, Arabic, Russian, Hindi, Japanese, Korean and/or German.

    Students For Choice Campus Organizing Internship

    (posted 10-2-13)

    • Available: 2013-14 School Year
    • Reports to: Field Director
    • Hours: 5-7 hours per week
    • Compensation: $200 stipend paid monthly. NARAL Pro-Choice Washington will also help secure academic credit if applicable.
    • Closing Date: Position will remain open until filled.


    NARAL Pro-Choice Washington is the largest statewide grassroots organization dedicated solely to protecting reproductive rights. We work to ensure that Washington’s women have access to the full range of reproductive choices, including healthy childbearing, contraception, and safe, legal, and affordable abortion. Internships with NARAL Pro-Choice Washington let you build your resume while gaining valuable experience. NARAL Pro-Choice Washington will work with your school to ensure academic credit where available.

    Paid Year-Long Internship Available for the 2013-14 School Year

    NARAL Pro-Choice Washington is looking for responsible, dedicated, resolutely pro-choice students to fill the position of Students For Choice Campus Organizer. Campus Organizers are essential in educating their fellow students about the importance of reproductive rights

    Responsibilities include:
    • Running a Students For Choice Campus Group.
    • Participating in at least two community/campus outreach events per month.
    • Planning and implementing 1-2 campus-based events per school year.
    • Participating in and recruiting students for NARAL Pro-Choice Washington events and campaigns.
    • Participating in regular supervisory phone calls with NARAL staff.
    • Finding a replacement at the end of the internship.
    • Other duties as they may arise (For example, writing a letter to the editor or working with NARAL Pro-Choice Washington to help advance policy goals).

    This internship lasts through the academic year and is done on your college campus. Strong communication and interpersonal skills are required. Applicants must be comfortable working independently with regular (but long distance) supervision.

    To apply, please email Tiffany Hankins and briefly state why you would be a good candidate for campus organizer.

    NARAL Pro-Choice Washington is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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