Get Involved

Become an Annual Giving Ambassador

Want to inspire fellow alumni, friends and family to support your favorite department, club, team or program at WWU? WWU’s Annual Giving team is seeking volunteers to encourage others to give to WWU through personal outreach and by posting and sharing on social media and share our passion for supporting students and programs at Western. 

Daryn Vorderbruegge

For more information, contact Daryn Vorderbruegge, Assistant Director of Development for Annual Giving and Alumni Memberships at (360) 650-3723 or


Mentor a WWU Student

The Ask! Program is a network created to connect WWU students and alumni for mentoring and career networking. Visit the Ask! website for more information or to become a mentor.

Provide an Internship

Employers can utilize Viking CareerLink to post internship opportunities or work directly with the colleges to recruit top students to work for their company while pursuing their degrees. Many programs offer internship credit with minimal requirements on behalf of the company to complete. 

  • WWU consistently ranks among the nation's top regional public universities evaluated annually by U.S. News & World Report. Diversify and revitalize your recruitment pipeline by connecting with Western’s innovative, thoughtful, and creative students.
  • Contact Career Services at (360) 650-3240 to learn more, and begin posting internships and jobs today.

Host an Event

Would you like to host a gathering of alumni, WWU families or students at your house or a local establishment? We're always looking for enthusiastic Vikings to help WWU community members connect with each other out in the world.

Do you have other ideas on how you’d like to be involved? Let us know!

Angie Vandenhaak

For more information, please contact:

Angie Vandenhaak, Director of Development for Annual Giving at (360) 650-3274 or