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Accept job offer

You’ve received the offer… now what?
Congratulations, you have successfully completed the interview process and have received an offer! There are several things to consider before you formally accept the offer.

The Post-Job Offer ProcessTell us where you are working

Post-Job Offer Process

Receiving the offer
Deadlines and other offers
A 360 degree view
Understanding benefits
Comparing offers
Negotiating salary
Accepting the offer
Declining an offer
Tell us where you are working

Celebrate & Share!

  1. Celebrate your entry into the working world and the Foster GOLD (Graduates of the Last Decade) community!
  2. Share
    1. …your success with us! Complete the Foster Futures Platform Place of Employment survey. Completing this survey benefits future generations of Foster students with career research data and trends.
    2. …your advice and experiences with current Foster students via informational interviews. Email bzcareer@uw.edu with your company name, title, and email address. *Please note this information will not be posted on our website.
    3. …your time and leadership with current Foster students via our alumni mentoring program. Email mheming@uw.edu with your company name, title, and email address.

Information on this page came from the following sources:
Claremont McKenna College – Career Services Center Guide
From College to Career – Seniors: How to successfully manage job offers
New York University – Important considerations before accepting a job or internship
Penn State Career Services – Evaluate job offers
wiseGEEK – What are required employee benefits?