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Application Process

You've applied. Now what? Take the time to prepare for your interview and set yourself up for success with the following tips from our recruiters.

The Path to Employment

There are six steps involved in the BECU hiring process.


(2 - 3 weeks): Add to your "Safe Sender" list.

Available on mobile and desktop

Phone Screen
(1 - 2 weeks): Lookout for an email invitation.


Virtual or Onsite Interview
(1 - 2 weeks): Look for emailed instructions on preparing for your interview.

Review / Study

Background Check
(1 - 2 weeks): Complete all requested forms online and submit in a timely manner.

Way to Go / Good Job

(1 - 2 weeks): Sign and submit offer letter. Complete tasks/forms sent by BECU.

Identification Badge

New Employee Orientation
(1 -2 weeks): Welcome to the team!

Note: The timeline above is a general estimate. The process could be shorter or longer depending on the position.

Tips from a BECU Recruiter: Addy V.

  • Bring your authentic self when speaking with a recruiter or hiring manager. Enjoy meeting the BECU team, as we are excited to meet you!
  • Become familiar with BECU's values and be prepared to speak about how you would demonstrate them as a BECU employee.
  • Tailor your resume to fit the position you're seeking and include goals you've achieved.
  • Read up on the STAR Interview Method and prepare to answer questions using this format. Keep your answers concise; two to three minutes per answer.
  • Showcase your relevant work experience, skills and talents that align with the job description.
  • Ensure that your voicemail is set up and able to accept new messages.
  • Check your spam/junk folders for BECU or recruitment vendor emails.
  • Dress for the part! Come prepared whether you're participating in a virtual or on-site interview in professional attire.
  • Show interest in the role by coming prepared to ask questions to deepen your understanding of how the role would be integral to the BECU team.
  • If the interview process does not result in an offer this time, stay connected.
  • Sign up for job alerts to stay informed of current and future job openings that match your interests and experience.
Addy V
Addy V., Recruiting Consultant

Get to Know Us

The interview process is an opportunity for you to interview us just as much as it is for us to get to know you. Take time to learn about BECU leadership, our giving philosophy, what drives us as a credit union and how a credit union differs from a bank.

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BECU is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected status.

We encourage you to view our Careers Website Privacy Notice and Equal Employment Opportunity Policy to learn about your EEO rights under the law.

Application Accommodations: Should you require accommodations required by the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (the “ADA”) in the application or employment process, please contact BECU Human Resources at 206-439-5729 and select option #1.