Northwest University Career Development Center

Mission Statement

The Northwest University Career Development Center serves students in the life calling discernment process by means of assessment, skill development, and life coaching.  

The Career Development Center provides the following:

  • Guides students through the transition of moving into, through, and out of higher education
  • Assists students in the identification and application of strengths, passions, skills, and experiences
  • Forms meaningful and lasting relationships with community businesses and organizations
  • Establishes relationships of trust with Alumni and continues to serve Northwest Students after graduation
  • Connects current students of Northwest University with Northwest Alumni in order to promote networking leading to vocational opportunities
  • Supports all academic departments in their current and future students’ vocational development
  • Provides personal coaching sessions for students to build their resume, prepare for interviews, discover interests, and become more self-aware

Current students and alumni can take advantage of career counseling appointments which include: 

  • Resume and cover letter review
  • Mock interviews and interview coaching
  • Personality and interest assessments
  • Individual career counseling

If you are interested in taking advantage of any of these opportunities, please contact Peter Carlson at 425-889-5208 or

Additional Resources

If you’re not ready to make an appointment, here are a few resources to get you thinking and exploring. 

Choosing a Major and Career

Know Yourself

Get Networking!

Employment for current students and alumni

Employment and internships for current students and alumni

Chess4Life Internships

Volunteer Descriptions

Digital Brand Communications Manager

Senior .NET Application Developer

SCCM Engineer-Senior/Expert Level

Social Service Specialist

Hiring- Math Enrichment PDF

Executive Internship Seattle Research Labs

Social Media and Marketing Intern Seattle Research Labs

Thrivent Financial Representative Job Posting

City Life Internship Job Description- KING COUNTY

425 magazine internships

Project Coordinator

Bridges Internship

Math & Science Tutor


Teaching in China

The Complete Nanny

Development Volunteer Ad

Marketing Development Coordinator

Instructional Media Specialist

HR Service Center Specialist

Middle School Math

Community Support Specialist

Graphic Designer

Website Manager

Internship flyer-Seattle

Sales Development Representative

Piano Teacher – Move Over Mozart

Director of Children & Family Ministries

Client Relationship Representative

Job Fairs and Opportunities