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Professional Opportunities

Open positions at Cougar Health Services are listed at the WSU Jobs website. Active job opportunities include:

Postdoctoral Psychology Resident

The Postdoctoral Psychology Resident will provide individual counseling, group therapy, risk assessment and crisis intervention, AOD (alcohol and other drug) interventions, consultation and outreach for WSU students. Under faculty supervision, the Postdoctoral Psychology Resident will function as a professional member of Counseling Services.

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

The Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, under the direction of the Cougar Health Services Psychiatrist, will be responsible for the evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of patients’ psychiatric problems including crisis stabilization, medication management, and coordination with health and counseling services health care providers.


Cougar Health Services physicians provide primary care for WSU students. This practice requires competence in general medicine, gynecology, sports medicine, trauma, infectious diseases including STIs, minor surgical skills, dermatology, women’s health, and psychosocial medicine using current standards of care. In-house referrals are encouraged when appropriate; local and regional specialists are available for referral as needed. Patients needing mental health services may be referred to Counseling & Psychological Services and Behavioral Health to the staff psychiatrist, or to other community mental health professionals. In all interactions preventive care, patient education and cost effective practice styles are valued.


The Psychologist position involves providing counseling to a diverse student population with a broad range of clinical issues. Duties include clinical service delivery, supervision and training, and consultation and outreach.

Student Employment

Cougar Health Services hires students for graduate assistantships and hourly student employment. You can find and apply for jobs through Handshake, WSU’s electronic job board for students.

Volunteer Opportunities

There are several ways students can get involved at Cougar Health Services.