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We are working to build greater opportunity for Whitman students and alumni to explore careers and gain experience in the greater Portland area. Check out our blog for upcomming events in the Bay Area Hub and other cities!

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2014 Internships and First Destination Jobs

Use the map below to explore jobs and internships that current students will be working on this summer in the Bay Area. Blue points indicate Whitman Internship Grant winners, and yellow points indicate independent internships/jobs. Would you like to be included on this map? Fill out this survey (requires Whitman login).

Use the Whitman Internship Grant Database to explore previous WIG internships in the Bay Area.


Employers

SVB logo

Featured Employer: Silicon Valley Bank
Careers Link  |  Alumni Contacts: Rob Freelen '00, James Caron '04

SVB is a financial partner for innovators. A diverse clientele comes from industries such as cleantech, life sciences, community development finance and premium wines. Whitman alumni with SVB are eager to share their experience with other Whitties.

Don't know where to start looking for an internship or job? We've collected a list of major employers in the area, many of which have a history hiring Whitman graduates. Should your organization be on this list? Get in touch with us at rolfekb@whitman.edu.

EMPLOYER COMPANY CAREERS LINK
Survey Monkey https://www.surveymonkey.com/mp/jobs/
Facebook https://www.facebook.com/careers/
Google                 http://www.google.com/about/jobs/
Apple https://www.apple.com/jobs/us/
Dodge & Cox https://www.dodgeandcox.com/about_firm_characteristics.asp
Cloud Sherpas http://www.cloudsherpas.com/about/careers/
Fisher Investments http://www.fishercareers.com/
Dropbox http://www.dropbox.com/jobs/sf
LinkedIn http://studentcareers.linkedin.com/
BlackRock http://www.blackrock.com/corporate/en-us/careers
Trulia http://www.trulia.com/about/careers

Resources

  • Use the Whitman Online Alumni Database to find more alumni in the Bay area.
  • The Bay Area Craigslist is always a great site for finding housing, jobs, and local information.
  • CalJobs provides an online job and resume bank for the largest pool of candidates in the state of California. It also provides online job tools, information on insurance, payroll taxes, employment and training services, and more.

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Transportation

Farmer's Market

Do you know of more resources that could help Whitman students and alumni? Let us know at sec_info@whitman.edu!