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2014 Internships and First Destination Jobs

Use the map below to explore jobs and internships that current students (and '14 graduates) will be working on this summer in the greater Seattle 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 Seattle area.


Employers

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Featured Employer: The Spur Group
Careers Link  |  Alumni Contacts: Dan Overgaag '03, Sylvie Luiten '12, Richael Best '13

A boutique consulting organization based in Redmond, WA, The Spur Group has had a great deal of success hiring Whitman graduates and has recently targeted Whitman for recruitment. A sizeable cohort of Whitman alumni work on projects ranging from executive communications to change management, market research to launch support. They will be on-campus March 7th to conduct interviews for the next round of training.

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
Amazon http://www.amazon.com/gp/jobs
Boeing http://www.boeing.com/boeing/careers/
Eddie Bauer http://www.eddiebauer.com/custserv/custserv.jsp?sectionId=805
Fred Hutchingson Cancer Research Center            https://www.fhcrc.org/en/careers.html
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation http://www.gatesfoundation.org/Jobs
Infectious Disease Research Institute http://www.idri.org/careers.php
Microsoft http://careers.microsoft.com/
Nordstrom http://about.nordstrom.com/careers/
Redfin http://www.redfin.com/about/jobs
Zulily http://www.zulily.com/careers?ns=ns_505403665|1391218888628
Survey Monkey https://www.surveymonkey.com/mp/jobs/
PACCAR Leasing http://www.paccar.com/jobs/jobs-us.asp 
Trulia http://www.trulia.com/about/careers

Resources

  • Use the Whitman Online Alumni Database to find more alumni in the Seattle/Bellevue area.
  • Seattle's Craigslist is always a great site for finding housing, employment, and local information.
  • The Seattle Networking Guide connects people and companies to Seattle's most vibrant organizations for professional and social networking, civic engagement, volunteering, and strategic community relations.
  • NW Jobs provides job listings and resources for folks looking for employment in the Seattle area.
  • Campus Point still updates job and employer information focusing on helping recent graduates to find a job.
  • Work Source is the State of Washington's official site for online employment services. Through its resources you can find a job, get job search help, locate workforce services in your area, access career information and more.

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Healthcare and Outdoor Activities

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!