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Virtual Recruiting Opportunities for Students

As companies navigate recruiting and hiring during the COVID-19 outbreak, many have shifted their recruiting models to online formats such as virtual career fairs, webinars, and online information sessions. As the Office of Alumni & Student Connections learns about free online recruiting opportunities for students, those opportunities will be listed here and on the Opportunities Board.

Remember, the Office of Alumni & Student Connections is still providing advising on your job and internship search, career exploration, interview preparation, and much more. We are offering online appointments using Google Hangouts. Schedule an appointment today by visiting the Opportunities Board!

U.S. Department of State Webinar: Internships and Fellowships

Thursday, June 25 from 1-2 p.m.

The U.S. Department of State represents U.S. interests around the world. The Department’s employees, with their skills, character, and commitment to public service, are the backbone of America’s diplomacy. To introduce students to the world of U.S. diplomacy, the Department offers numerous student internships and fellowship programs.

Learn about the U.S. Department of State’s internship and fellowship opportunities. Pre-registration is required.

Peace Corps

Virtual Information Sessions, Workshops & Office Hours

The Peace Corps has multiple, regularly occurring information sessions, workshops, panels and office hours that all take place online. To see the full list of virtual opportunities, visit their events website.

To connect with a Peace Corps recruiter, please complete this form.

Northwestern Mutual

Virtual Information Sessions

Still need a summer 2020 internship? Register now to learn more about Northwestern Mutual’s Top 10 Internship Program focusing in finance and sales. Program locations are in Seattle and Tacoma.

Available April Sessions:

  • Mondays @ 9am PST
  • Wednesdays @ 12pm PST

Virtual info sessions can be attended from the comfort of your own home! Spots have been added to accommodate students who have lost summer internships due to COVID-19.

To register, email the Director of Career Development at 

United Way of Thurston County

Webinar (Watch on your time)

United Way of Thurston County hosted a live webinar in April to share information about their organization, employment opportunities, how to apply, and more! The recording of the webinar is now available to PLU students. Check out the link below to watch and learn!

Black Diamond Summer Camp

Information Packet & Call to Apply

Black Diamond Adventure Camp is a summer camp located 35 miles south of Seattle. They are currently seeking summer staff for the 2020 season. Apply online on the Opportunities Board, and be sure to check out their remote-hiring PDF packet below.

Virtual RN Open House

Thursday, June 11 (deadline to RSVP is June 10)

Valley Medical Center in Renton offers Residency’s in the Birth Center, Emergency, NICU and the following medical surgical units: Oncology, Cardiac, Respiratory, General Medicine, Neurology. PLU nursing students are invited to attend a virtual open house to learn about Valley Medical Center’s career opportunities for RN Residents for the residency that begins August 3.

About Valley Medical Center: Valley Medical Center is the largest nonprofit healthcare provider between Seattle and Tacoma and has earned many awards for outstanding patient care. Located in Renton, , VMC offers medical, surgical and 24-hour emergency care as a Level III Trauma Center. Valley Medical Center strives to show how much we value our employees in everything we do. In addition to our excellent recognition programs and competitive salaries, we are proud to offer an extremely comprehensive benefits package for eligible Valley Medical Center employees and their families. RN’s receive up to $1,000 in continuing education funds annually and annual wage/step increases.

The Virtual job fair will take place Thursday June 11th between the hours of 4pm-7pm. The actual time will depend on the unit or units that you are interested in.   You will receive a Zoom meeting invitation via email  by June 10th to attend the June 11th Zoom Meeting depending on the units that you indicate interest in on the RSVP. Please RSVP to the Zoom Meeting at

Brown & Brown Insurance

Information Session (watch on your time)

Brown & Brown is a leading insurance brokerage firm with a long-standing history of proven success. Watch this recording of their information session to learn more about their exciting career opportunities in their Tacoma office!

To view the video, visit the Opportunities Board and from the main menu select Resources > Document Library > Brown & Brown Insurance Video


Virtual Information Sessions

Healthcare never stops! Learn more about becoming a scribe with ScribeAmerica at one of their virtual information sessions.

  • Every Tuesday from 11 am -12 p.m.
  • Every Wednesday from 5-6 p.m.
  • Every Thursday from 3-4 p.m.

Through the end of the Spring Semester. Join via Google Hangouts here.