Find a Job

Students and alumni should sign up for Handshake (  Pacific University provides you with this free job search site where you can search for internships, summer jobs, volunteer opportunities, events, and both part-time and full-time jobs.  Employers want to recruit YOU so sign up today! For more information on how to effectively use this resource, view our Starting with Handshake document.

Current students should plan to attend the Work & Service Fairs offered during the first week of the semester in Fall and Spring.  Contact if you have questions about the upcoming fair.

To find work-study and part-time on campus jobs go to

Getting Help with Student Employment

Several offices support elements of student employment while at Pacific University—there is not one single office or person in charge.  In general, Financial Aid helps students with financial issues and work study eligibility, Academic and Career Advising helps students find opportunities, make the most of college employment for their future careers, and supports faculty and staff in facilitating student employment as a learning opportunity. Human Resources handles questions about Paycom, posting student jobs, hiring/onboarding, time cards, payroll, employment eligibility, and supervising student workers

Job Search Resources

There are many online resources to search for jobs in your desired field. We’ve provided a list of well-known sources below. Be sure to check out our guide for writing your resume and cover letter and interviewing as you begin your job search.

Indeed Glassdoor
LinkedIn Handshake
SimplyHired Career Builder
CoolWorks Dice
Idealist Mac's List
Oregon Job Listings Government Jobs
US Jobs Work for Good
Volunteering in Health Care Public Service Jobs

For more career search resources, see our Guide to Finding Job Opportunities or schedule an appointment with a career advisor today!