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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 D.C. Hub and other cities!

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Internships and First Destination Jobs

Use this map to explore summer 2014 internships and jobs. 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 D.C. area.


Employers

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Featured Employer: Booz Allen Hamilton
Careers Link  |  Alumni Contacts: Tina Quall '85, Adam Delgado '12

A leading provider of management consulting, engineering and technology services, Booz Allen is based in the Greater Washington DC area with 80 offices throughout the US.  Whitman alumni hold several positions in the DC area.

Don't know where to start looking for an internship or job? We've collected a list of employers in the area, some 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
National Endowment for Democracy (NED)              http://www.ned.org/about/jobs
Energy Intelligence http://www.energyintel.com/Pages/company-careers-ourclientsandIndustry.aspx
Office of Congresswoman Cathy Roger-McMorris     http://mcmorris.house.gov/
Office of Senator Patty Murray http://www.murray.senate.gov/public/index.cfm/internships
Office of Senator Maria Cantwell http://www.cantwell.senate.gov/public/index.cfm/internships
US State Department http://careers.state.gov/
Federal Government https://www.usajobs.gov/
Booz Allen Hamilton http://www.boozallen.com/careers

Resources

  • Use the Whitman Online Alumni Database to find more alumni in the D.C. area.
  • D.C.'s Craigslist is always a great site for finding housing, employment, and local information.
  • Washington Post Jobs provides how-to advice regarding resumes, interviews, and salary negotiations. It also offers a job search tool with regionally specific options, networking groups, and information about career fairs.
  • DC Jobs is comprised of a variety of employment websites focusing exclusively on local communities in the DC area.

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