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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

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


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

Review / Study

Reference & Background Check
(1 - 2 weeks): Complete all requested forms online and give your references a heads up that BECU will be in touch.

Way to Go / Good Job

(1 - 2 weeks): 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: Sacheen W.

  • Become familiar with BECU's values and be prepared to speak about how you would demonstrate them as a BECU employee.
  • Showcase your work experience, skills and talents that align with the job description.
  • Be yourself. Enjoy meeting the BECU team, as we are excited to meet you. Read up on the STAR Interview Method and prepare to answer questions using this format.
  • Tailor your resume to fit the position you're seeking and include goals you've achieved.
  • Check your spam/junk folders for BECU or recruitment vendor emails.
  • After submitting your application, check the Careers Portal for your application status before reaching back out to BECU.
  • Ensure that your voicemail is set up and able to accept new messages.
Sacheen W, BECU recruiter
Sacheen W., BECU Recruiter

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 our history, our giving philosophy, what drives us as a credit union and how a credit union differs from a bank.

A great place to start is by learning about BECU membership.

What would you like to learn about next?

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.