Work at Western 

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Working at Western Washington University offers the chance to support our vision of preparing and inspiring people to explore widely, think critically, communicate clearly, and connect ideas creatively to address our most challenging needs, problems, and questions, along with opportunities to learn and grow professionally and personally.

Serving over 15,000 students each year, our employees are committed to expanding educational access and success, supporting innovative interdisciplinary programs that offer students real world experience, improving sustainability, and engaging with the broader community. Located in Bellingham, Washington, between Seattle and Vancouver, BC, and surrounded by salt water, mountain ranges, and glacial lakes, the community offers endless opportunities for exploration, relaxation, and adventure.

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Why Choose Western?

Learn about employee perks available to help you get the most out of life at work and in your spare time.

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Life in Bellingham

From the mountains to the bay, discover life in Bellingham

Explore the City

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