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Alumni + Employers


The School of Design and Construction is fortunate to have loyal alumni who continue to participate in the lives of our students and the growth of our programs. Support opportunities are available through the career fair, donations, industry partnerships, internships, scholarships, design projects, student clubs, mentoring programs, and more.

Contact a program head to talk about how you can get involved at the SDC.


Matt Melcher 509-590-3660

Construction Management

Jason Peschel 509-335-2648

Interior Design

Judy Theodorson 509-335-5161

Landscape Architecture

Jolie Kaytes 509-335-7331

WSU’s Business Network

CougsFirst! is a business network that encourages Washington State University alumni and friends to Think CougsFirst! for products and services. Through a combination of special events, social media and advertising CougsFirst! provides a network for WSU alumni and friends to connect and interact in a positive business environment. CougsFirst! educates WSU alumni and friends about businesses -owned, -managed and -affiliated with WSU alumni. Visit the Cougs First! website for more information.


Construction Management (CM)

If you are interested in recruitment opportunities with construction management students, please contact Program Head Jason Peschel.

Design (ARCH, ID, LA)

Email Sandi Brabb in the Voiland College Internships & Career Services Office to connect with design students, post your positions, and set up on-campus interviews.

Design Career Fair

Go to Design Career Fair web page for latest information

WSU Spring Career Expo

To Be Announced

Each spring, WSU’s Academic Success and Career Center hosts a campus-wide Career Expo. During a typical year, more than 100 employers attend to recruit students of all majors for open internships and full-time opportunities.