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Academic Success and Career Center launches career, networking series

Cougar Career Community, which is an online networking and career development session, provides students the opportunity to virtually engage and network with industry professionals.

ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen editor-in-chief

September 14, 2020

For one WSU student, networking with multiple individuals is how she landed her summer internship. “That is the No. 1 way to get a job or even to learn about an industry,” said Ella Spillane, senior marketing and international business double major. “Going to [networking events] can help you be...

Employment of certain groups more likely to be affected by pandemic, study says

A study examining unemployment during COVID-19 found that women with children, people with disabilities, as well as certain racial and ethnic groups were more likely to lose employment or experience a decrease in hours.

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

June 24, 2020

A WSU associate professor interested in the effects of the pandemic and resulting recession authored a paper on groups of people whose employment is more likely to be affected during COVID-19.  Ben Cowan, associate professor for the WSU School of Economic Sciences, conducted a study that found peop...

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