Career Services

Preparing Mounties for Workforce Success

Featured Event

  • Employer Wednesdays: Work-Search Wednesdays

    Specialized programming every Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. for students beginning their search for student employment jobs or career-focused positions. This includes resume review and cover letter design. Located in Zabel Hall 219 (Career Services Center), drop-in or schedule a virtual appointment via your Navigate tool between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Partnering with WorkSource Oregon-La Grande location, we can help you!

    Employer Wednesdays featuring Work-Search Wednesdays from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. drop-in or schedule a virtual appointment.

    Job Search Assistance & Resume and Cover Letter Review and Customization

Our Approach to Career Development

We guide and coach students through the multiple aspects of career development. From the beginning stages of career exploration, to preparing for job interviews after graduation, EOU Career Services takes a foundational approach to helping EOU students connect their coursework to the workforce.

The Career Development Process

  1. An awareness to engage in career-decision making
  2. Engage in self-exploration and evaluate goals
  3. Engage in career and occupational exploration
  4. Gather information about potential career-paths
  5. Determine tentative choices
  6. Decide on necessary training and education
  7. Get a job!

Career Services Team

Shawna Elsberry

Director of Career Services

Zabel 219

Meet with Shawna for:

  • On-Campus Student Employment
  • Off-Campus Student Employment
  • Career Exploration & Planning
  • Career Curriculum Integration with Faculty
  • Career-Readiness Preparation
  • Resume & Cover Letter Review
  • Interview Preparation
  • Placement Services referral to WorkSource Oregon

Emily Rynearson

Career Development Coordinator

Zabel 219

Meet with Emily for:

  • Resume & Cover Letter Review
  • On Campus Student Employment
  • Interview Preparation


Eastern Oregon University’s Career Service staff is diligent about ensuring the integrity and legitimacy of the on-campus student job postings. EOU Student Employment jobs are screened and verified by Career Services staff before posting.