Career Services

Preparing Students for Success in the Workforce!

  • Employer Wednesday – Woodgrain

    “Building Careers That Last”

    Woodgrain is a family-owned, family-run company that prides itself on quality experience and product. With over 65 years of experience in the industry, Woodgrain continues to establish itself as one of the world’s leaders in the millwork space. Woodgrain’s three locations in Eastern Oregon are one small part of the company’s product and career offerings, with more than 55 locations across the country housing careers in manufacturing, administration, sales, IT, human resources and more. Rooted in excellence, Woodgrain is dedicated to its people, its products, and its customers.

    Hosted by the EOU Career Talk Podcast: May 24, 2023

    Listen to the EOU Career Talk Podcast Here

    Representatives from the Woodgrain will be guests on the EOU Career Talk Podcast on May 24 to discuss employment opportunities with their organization.

    Representatives will table in Hoke 2nd floor to meet with students from 11 am – 1 pm.

Student & Alumni Services

(face-to-face or virtual)

  • Career Exploration
  • Career Information and Resources
  • Experiential Learning Ideas
  • Employment: Part-Time/ Seasonal
  • Employment: Professional
  • Continued Training for Employment

Secured Student Employment Yet?

Working while being a student can be a great opportunity to earn money for enrollment costs and gain experience in your future career area… or both!

Want to learn more about EOU Student Employment? Contact Career Services for more information!

Become Career-Ready!

Be purposeful in your time at EOU by participating in these activities:

About EOU’s Career Services

EOU Career Services offers coaching, activities, programming, and events for on-campus and online students along with EOU Alumni.  We focus on self and career exploration; on-campus and off-campus EOU student employment; career readiness competencies, the job search process; and job application documents and interview preparation. 

The heart of our work is in helping student’s find a meaningful connection between coursework and the workforce. We collaborate with our partners and community/regional employers to coach EOU students in locating both part-time, temporary, and internship employment while enrolled and professional employment as students wrap-up their degree program.

Meet Our Team

Shawna Elsberry

Director of Career Services

Inlow Hall 112K

Meet with Shawna for:

  • Employer Relations
  • Faculty & Internships
  • Off Campus Employment

Emily Rynearson

Career Development Coordinator

Inlow Hall 109

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.