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A Recruiting Guide for Employers




Why Gonzaga Students?

Why Gonzaga University?

They know how to think and communicate

Combine the power of Gonzaga's Core Curriculum with cutting-edge, in-demand courses, and you get students who are prepared to meet the diverse demands of corporations and organizations that operate in a complex global environment.

They know

National rankings with hometown values

Gonzaga University is the No. 3 best university in the West* in U.S. News and World Report's annual college rankings. Gonzaga also ranks No. 3 in the West for best value and alumni giving. Our undergraduate engineering program is ranked No. 26 in the nation while Gonzaga’s MBA program ranks No. 58 in the nation.**

100,000 The number of community service hours volunteered each year by Gonzaga students

Graduate Programs for Zags American University of Paris Boston University Catholic University of America Columbia University Duke University Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising Fordham University Georgetown University Harvard Law School

Gonzaga offers its students unparalleled opportunities to how to lead bring the world into the classroom. Several of our advanced and serve leadership programs, including the Comprehensive Leadership and the Hogan Entrepreneurial Leadership programs, give our students real-world experiences with opportunities to use their effective, dynamic leadership skills.

John Hopkins University King's College London School of Economics Mayo Clinic School of Health Sciences New York Law School Northwestern University Purdue University Regis University Stanford University Temple

*In the "Universities - Master's" classification.

Tulane Medical School University of Chicago University of Edinburgh University of Oxford University of Washington School of Medicine Yale University School of Law

**For part-time programs.

Top 9 Post-Graduate Service Programs AmeriCorps Inner-City Teaching Corps International Humanity Foundation


Japan Exchange and Teaching Programme Jesuit Volunteer Corps Peace Corps Teach for America

The Alliance for Catholic Education World Teach



brand your company with gonzaga


Gain access

Looking to brand your company with Gonzaga students? Get involved. Take part in our events, host an employer information session, be part of a Trek. Companies that take an active role with our students report the highest levels of success in our partnership. Help students polish their interview skills by participating in our Speed Mock Interviews. This event is an excellent way to meet potential employees or interns in a casual, yet supportive environment.

Meet and greet

Stand out

Lead a workshop, be a guest speaker. What to talk about? How about emerging employment trends, effective job hunting practices, or what you look for in potential employees.

Take a trek Treks bring students to you. Treks create opportunities for you, as an employer, to meet GU students and give them a tour of your workplace. Join the Gonzaga Alumni Mentor Program (GAMP) on a Trek near you!

Recruit zags Post a job online

Post a job or internship on Gonzaga's free online career management system, ZagTrax. Open 24/7 to all GU employer partners and students, ZagTrax helps everyone find what they need, from the most recent jobs and internships to registering for Career Fairs and signing up for on-campus interviews. Find it at

Interview on campus

Finding the right fit for your company is simple. Let us publicize your visit to campus, organize your interview schedule and set up interview rooms. Want to pre-select candidates or hold open interviews? The choice is yours, and we are here to help.

Hire an intern

Internships offer our students real-world practical experiences, while your company benefits from enthusiastic, motivated and knowledgeable workers.

Join the career fair

Employer Partners by Industry

Engineering (17%)

Accounting (6%)

Government (13%)

Technology (6%)

Finance/Business Services (13%)

Retail (5%)

Medical/Science (8%)

Insurance (4%)

Education (7%)

Tourism/Hospitality (3%)

Non-Profit/Service (7%)

Sales/Marketing (3%)

Communications/Media/Advertising (7%)

Sport Franchise (1%)


Our one-day career fairs are excellent opportunities for you to get your company's brand in front of our students and your potential employees. Choose from industry-specific career fairs held on the Gonzaga campus or find one in your area.

zags, zags everywhere Partnering together for our students, your employees Smart. Compassionate. Adaptable.



Gonzaga graduates find places to work and serve around the globe.

46 states 24 countries The number of states and international locations where Zags are working and/or serving

Find the employees you need to work in today's global marketplace by partnering with Gonzaga University's Career Center. Whether you're looking to fill full, part-time or internship positions, Gonzaga students have the education, training, skills and enthusiasm you're looking for in your corporation or organization. We offer online career management tools, on and off-campus career fairs, and assistance in interviewing potential employee candidates. Contact us today to find out how our partnership benefits not only both of us, but the greater good as we know it.

International Zags


Benin Canada Caribbean China

*Data voluntarily reported by Gonzaga seniors since 2006.

Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands Ecuador Ethiopia France

Germany Ghana Guatemala Italy Japan Kazakhstan


Kenya Liberia Mexico Nepal Nicaragua

Peru Saudi Arabia South Korea Spain Thailand

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