Whether you are a current student or a recent graduate, the Evans School Career Development Team is available to provide guidance, tools, and resources to help you succeed. We seek to empower students to embrace career development with curiosity, confidence, and courage and to evolve as leaders within a constantly changing professional landscape. We also work closely with employers who wish to hire talented Evans School students and alumni at their organizations. We look forward to hearing from you!

Student & Alumni Resources

Find the latest job postings and internship opportunities, explore career resources for public policy, and learn about the Evans School Internship Requirement. 

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Employer Resources

Post a job or internship, engage with Evans students, hire a team of student consultants, or get help scoping a new internship for your organization

Hire & Recruit

Contact

Connect with the Career Development Team: Current students are welcome to stop by during weekly Walk-in Hours (on Tuesday from 3-5 p.m. and Thursday from 10 a.m. to noon, when school is in session) or to schedule appointments online through EvansJobs. Alumni have lifetime access to EvansJobs and all career events, as well as access to career advising for 12 months following graduation. Our office is located in Parrington Hall Suite 109 and we are open year-round Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. You also can engage with us via email at evansjob@uw.edu and on social media by liking the Career Development Facebook Page.

Shannon Merchant, M.S.

Director of Career Development

206-221-7698
smerch15@uw.edu
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Serving MPA students with last names M - Z, and all EMPA students
 

Thomas Wilson, M.Ed

Assistant Director of Career Development

206-616-1609
thwilson@uw.edu 

Serving MPA students with last names A - L, and all international students

Mellanie Tanada

Graduate Assistant
206-616-1618
ssintern@uw.edu