Career Services

Preparing Mounties for Workforce Success

Secure Student Employment

Listen to the EOU Career Talk Podcast

EOU Career Talk shares career-related information with Eastern Oregon University students. We discuss topics ranging from job search, career development, resume building, interviewing, networking, and professional development.

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 249 (Lounge)

Meet with Shawna for:

  • Employer Relations
  • Faculty & Internships
  • Off Campus Employment

Emily Rynearson

Career Development Coordinator

Zabel 249 (Lounge)

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 employers, internship sites and service providers posting opportunities through EOU Careers Network. Career development opportunities are screened and verified by Career Services staff before posting.