How to Negotiate Your Salary

Many students start a new job during or soon after finishing their degree. But many do not realize that they can negotiate their salary when accepting a job offer. In this session, Shawn Pewitt from Wayne State’s Career Services will share tips and recommendations for negotiating your salary. Whether you are starting a new job or asking for a raise, make sure you know your worth and earn a proper wage.


Shawn Pewitt

Shawn Pewitt

Director of Career Services Shawn Turner- Pewitt is a Career and Life Design Enthusiast with more than 15 years of experience in career strategies, career coaching and professional development. She is dedicated to the pursuit of diversity, equity, inclusion, and social justice as she endeavors to offer leadership and educate students. She has facilitated workshops on many topics including teambuilding, self-awareness, leadership, networking, workplace diversity, equity and inclusion, professionalism, personal statements and identifying your skills.

Event recording

Career development
Financial literacy


  • Doctoral students
  • Prospective students
  • Postdoctoral scholars
  • Master's students

Format: Virtual


Nick Mattar