Office of Student Employment

Getting a Job

On-Campus Student Employment Application

Students and Alumni GriffonLink Profile Creation:

This is a step-by-step guide to demonstrate to new students and alumni how to sign-up for GriffonLink, Missouri Western State Universities’ (MWSU) job search board.

For downloadable version click the links below:

How to Create A profile :


Navigational Explanations:


Step 1:

Click the “Main Menu” button from


Alternative to Step 1:

As an alternative, click the link below or type the address in the address/URL bar and skip to step 5.

Step 2:

Click the “A-Z Index” button from the Quicklinks dropdown menu.


Step 3:

Click the “C” below the A-Z Index.


Step 4:

Click the “Career Development” button. This will take you to the Career Development home page.


Step 5:

Click the “Students & Alumni” button on the left side of the page.


Step 6:

Click the “GriffonLink(Student Employment Job Board)” button.


Step 7:

Click the “Click here to register!” button in order to sign up located at


Step 8:

Complete all of the required information for your profile, then clicking the “Register” button.


Step 9:

Click the “Submit Profile” button.


Step 10:

Click the “Join LinkedIn” to create a new or use an existing LinkedIn account that can be attached to your GriffonLink profile. (Optional)


Step 11:

Click the “Done” button at the button of the GriffonLink page. This will take you to your GriffonLink profile page.


Once on your GriffonLink profile page, you will receive a message that says, “Attention! Your account is currently under review. You will not have full access to the system until an administrator approves your account.”


You will be able to view job postings, but you will not be able to apply for jobs until the MWSU Office of Student Employment approves your profile. In order to get your profile approved, you must add a resume to “My Documents” on your GriffonLink profile.