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Welcome to the Puget Sound Career
Development Association (PSCDA)

PSCDA is celebrating its 30th year!

Mission of PSCDA

Founded in 1986, our mission is to provide our members unique and ongoing opportunities for learning, connecting with colleagues, and promoting themselves as career development professionals.

  • Professional development though our guest speakers, webinars, and annual training conference.
  • Opportunities to promote your private practice such as advertising in our "Find a Counselor" directory.
  • Networking opportunities with area career development professionals through our website directories and meetings.
  • Access to our members-only job board, members forum and archive.


Our membership includes counselors, HR managers, career transition specialists, professional resume writers, academic advisors, corporate trainers, career consultants and career, life and executive coaches, in addition to those who are fascinated by the “world of work.”

Upcoming Events

How to Negotiate a Job Offer
Thursday, February 2, 2017
3pm to 5pm
University of Washington, Seattle
Evans School of Public Affairs

Presentations by
Lydia Frank
Vice President of Content Strategy
Tamara Schaps
Director of Career Development
Evans School of Public Policy and Governance

Please join us for this skills workshop.  Learn about the salary information, research, and negotiation tools available at Payscale.com and participate in the negotiation skills workshop to learn proper techniques and participate in a practice session.    

Free for PSCDA and WCDA Members
$20 for guests.

Future Events

Thursday, March 2, 2017
ReBoot Seattle
Nancy Jensen, Program Director
ReBoot is a program to help women go back to work after a career break.

Washington Career Development Association

2017 Professional Development Institute
Friday, May 19th in Vancouver, WA
Clark College

For information about the
Puget Sound Career Development Association, please contact
Angie Engel, Career Counselor
Central Washington University Des Moines Campus


angela.engel@cwu.edu or 



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