Every year, Whitman students move on to postgraduate work - sometimes in a field closely related to their major, or sometimes embarking on a new adventure all together. Put simply, the skills you will learn as a Whittie will cultivate your mind, expand your worldview, and prepare you for what's to come.

Jump to Majors:

Anthropology Majors

English Teacher, Northwestern Polytechnical University, Xi'an City, Shaanxi, China
Fulbright English Teaching Assistant, Brazil
Alaska Conservation Corporation, Office of History and Archaeology, State of Alaska Parks and Recreation, AK

Studio Art Majors

Technician, Walla Walla Foundry inc., Walla Walla, WA
Food Science Educator, Oregon Museum of Science and Industry, Portland, OR
Outreach Program Assistant, The Painted Turtle, Santa Monica, CA

Asian Studies Majors

University English Teacher, Yunnan University, Yunnan, China
Japanese Teacher, Punahou School, Honolulu, HI
Marketing Assistant, CRCC Asia, San Francisco, CA

Art History & Visual Culture Studies Majors

Managerial Assistant, Replenish PDX, Portland, OR
Assistant Manager, Margaret O'leary Inc., Seattle, WA
Curatorial Intern, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
Individual Giving Assistant, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA
Assistant Language and Culture Teacher, Council on International Educational Exchange, Madrid, Spain

Astronomy Majors

Astronomy Teaching Intern, Phillips Exeter Academy, Exeter, NH

Biochemistry, Biophysics, and Molecular Biology Majors

Research Technician, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA
Medical Scribe and Assistant, Washington Center for Pain Management, Seattle, WA
Process Development Associate, Infectious Disease Research Institute, Seattle, WA
Research Fellow, Oak Ridge Associates, Silver Springs, MD
Vaccine and Pharmaceutical Technology Lab Technician, Program for Appropriate Technology in Health (PATH.org), Redmond, WA
Clinical Research Coordinator, State University of New York Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY

Biology Majors

Youth Program HIV Prevention Counselor & Health Promotion Educator, United Americorps Member, Washington, D.C.
Research Scientist, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
JavaScript Teachers Assistant, Seattle, WA
Administrative Assistant, Aduro Biotech Inc., Berkeley, CA
Clinical Research Coordinator, University of California, Berkeley, CA
Financial Analyst Intern, Lutheran Medical Center, Wheat Ridge, CO
Scientific Aide, California Department, California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Sacramento, CA

Biology - Environmental Studies

Ecological Restoration and Volunteer Management Intern, Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy, San Francisco, CA
Public Service Teacher, Teach for America, San Jose, CA
Manager, Molly O'Ahlgren Aquarium, Sitka Sound Science, Sitka, AK
Marine Science Educator, Chincoteague Bay Field, Wallops Island, VA
Tutoring Coordinator, Ramsey Middle School, Saint Paul, MN
Multi-Day Mountain Bike Guide, Escape Adventures, Moab, UT
Field Instructor, International Sustainable Development Studies Institute, Thailand


Physical Science Technician, US Department of Agriculture, Albany, CA
Rollouts & Communications Coordinator, Chipotle Mexican Grill, Denver, CO
Laboratory Technician, Life Technologies, Carlsbad, CA
Environmental Chemist, Shannon & Wilson Inc., Seattle, WA
Chemist, Legend Technical Services, Saint Paul, MN

Chemistry - Environmental Studies

Research Analyst, Matatu, Inc. Washington, D.C.
Research Assistant, Integral, Seattle, WA


Americorps*VISTA, Youth United, United Way of Pierce County, Tacoma, WA
Teaching Assistant in Latin and Classical Humanities, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA
Marketing and Community Relations Coordinator, Portland Youth, Portland, OR


Paralegal Specialist, US Department of Justice, Antitrust Division, Washington, D.C.
Strategic Planning Analyst, Camden Group, Los Angeles, CA
Project Manager - Analytics, Microsoft, Redmond, WA
Personal Banker, J.P. Morgan, Seattle, WA
Associate/Investment Advisor, Smead Capital Management, Seattle, WA
ATP Traveling Coach/Trainer, Sacremento, CA
Brand Specialist, Health & Personal Care, Amazon.com Inc., North Seattle, WA
Private Client Associate, AllianceBernstein, New York, NY
Credit Analyst, Capital Pacific, Seattle, WA

Economics - Environmental Studies

Export Sales Broker, Jaspo Inc., Seattle, WA
Recording Artist - Singer, Bangkok, Thailand
Associate, Change Corps, Denver, CO

Economics Mathematics

Private Client Associate, Alliance Berstein, San Francisco, CA
Fraud Analyst, oDesk, Campbell, CA
Contract Services Analyst, Southwest Airlines, Dallas, TX
Financial Analyst, Virginia Mason, Seattle, WA
Software Engineer, CrowdCompass, Portland, OR
Contracts and Licensing Consultant, Symetra Financial, Bellevue, WA
Junior Administrative Analyst, City of San Francisco, CA


Operations Administrator, Cambridge University Press, New York, NY
Middle School Language Arts Teacher, St Michael's School, Notre Dame, IN
Direct and Content Marketing Assistant, Oxford University Press, New York, NY
Data Analyst, Chrome Data Solutions, Portland, OR
Associate Consultant, The Spur Group, Seattle, WA
Bay Area Correspondent, GeekWire, San Francisco, CA

Film and Media Studies

Assistant, Programming Department, Tribeca Film Festival, New York, NY
Production Assistant, NBC News Bay Area, San Francisco, CA
Research and Center Coordinator, Brookings Institution, Washington, D.C.
Web Content Specialist, Real Networks, Seattle, WA
Assistant Media Planner, Clarity Coverdale, Minneapolis, MN


French and English Teacher, Shorecrest High School, Shoreline, WA
English Teaching Assistant, Ministère de l'Education Nationale, Auch, France

Gender Studies

Teacher, Teach for America, Austin, TX
Crisis Service Manager, The Trevor Project, West Hollywood, CA


AmeriCorps Citizen Science Volunteer Coordinator, Grand Canyon Trust, Flagstaff, AZ
Geoscience Intern, Whiting Petroleum Corporation, Denver, CO.
Geologist, SoundEarth Strategies, Denver, CO

Geology - Environmental Studies

Park Ranger, Gunnison National Park, Montrose, CO
Assistant Center Manager, GreenCitizen, San Francisco, CA
Research and Teaching Assistant, Idaho State University, Pocatello, ID
Biological Technician - Range Specialist, USDA Forest Service, Helena, MT

German Studies

Teaching English as a Foreign Language Teacher, Peace Corps, Albania


Teacher, Teach for America, Tulsa, OK
Park Guide, Lincoln's House National Monument, Springfield, IL
Assistant Field Director, EMC Research, Portland, OR
Production Technician, Trail Tech inc., Vancouver, WA


Marketing Analyst Intern, Smartsheet, Seattle, WA
Compensation Analyst, Zulily, Seattle, WA
Front End Developer, Skyward IO, Portland, OR
Math for America Teaching Fellow, Boston University, Boston, MA
Energy Fellow, Natural Resources Defense Council, San Francisco, CA


Search Engine Marketing Coordinator, Redfin, Seattle, WA
Audio Archives, Smithsonian, Washington, D.C.
Senior Design Project Manager, Killer Infographics, Seattle, WA
Performer, Composer, Teacher, PQB Inc., Portland, OR


Legal Advocate, Americorps, Washington, D.C.
Paralegal, U.S. Department of Justice, Antitrust Division, Washington, D.C.


Android Engineer, SocialCode, San Francisco, CA
Quantitative Analyst, Adap.tv - AOL, Seattle, WA
Analytics Associate, Laflife, Berkeley, CA

Physics - Environmental Studies

Energy Efficiency Planning Assistant, City of Seattle's Office of Sustainability and the Environment, Seattle, WA


Press Assistant, U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Public Affairs, Washington, D.C.
Paralegal Specialist, Antitrust Division, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, D.C.
Study Coordinator, Division of Trauma, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR
F4 Visa and Dual Citizenship Coordinator, Global Overseas Adoptees' Network, Seoul, South Korea
Communication & Outreach Coordinator, Seattle University, Seattle, WA
Social Media Community Manager, Starbucks Coffee, Seattle, WA
Licensing Analyst, Tableau Software, Seattle, WA
Associate Consultant, Bain & Co., London, U.K.
Investigator, Public Defender Service, New Orleans, LA


Research Assistant, Psychiatry Department, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR
Recruiting Coordinator for People Operations, Google inc., Mountain View, CA
Lead Field Manager and Head Researcher, Project Peanut Butter, St. Louis, MO
Head of Digital Operations, Submerge Entertainment, Mumbai, India
Predoctoral Research Fellow, Marcus Autism Center, Atlanta, GA
Engineering Content Developer/Traffic Manager, Apple Inc., Cupertino, CA
Teaching Assistant, University of California-Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA

Race and Ethnic Studies

Farm to School Garden Coordinator, Americorps, Salem, OR
Development Assistant, National Center for Lesbian Rights, San Francisco, CA
Pacific Ethnology Intern, American Museum of Natural History, New York City, NY


Political Research Manager, Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Washington, D.C.
Graduate Teaching Assistant, Department of Philosophy & Religion Studies, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY
Special Education Teacher, Crescent City Schools, New Orleans, LA
Reporter, Santa Maria Sun, Santa Maria, CA

Rhetoric Studies

Corporate Communications Specialist, Act-On Software, San Mateo, CA
Marketing Outreach Coordinator, Flanders House, Portland, OR
Project Coordinator, EnviroIssues, Richland, WA


Immigrant Integration Coordinator, Comunidade Unidas, Gig Harbor, WA
Administrate Assistant, Grantmaking & Communication Leadership, Seattle Foundation, Seattle, WA
International Project Management, Emergo Group, Austin, TX
Mid-Market Account Executive, Yelp.com, Scottsdale, AZ
Communications Manager, National Institute of Health, Bethesda, MD

Sociology - Environmental Studies

Operations Associate, Adeco @Google, Mountain View, CA
Resident Advisor, Alternatives for Girls, Detroit, MI
Environmental Programs Associate, UC Davis Tahoe Environmental Research Center, Tahoe City, CA


English Language and Culture Assistant, Council on International Education Exchange, Portland, ME
Fulbright English Teaching Assistant, Brazil
Administrative Assistant, Girls Inc. of the Pacific Northwest, Portland, OR
Spanish Teacher, Annie Wright Schools, Tacoma, WA


Key Dresser, Village Theatre, Issaquah, WA
Properties Assistant, Arizona Broadway, Peoria, AZ
Executive Assistant, IDEAL school of Manhattan, New York City, NY
Director of Development and Marketing, Pacific Honored Artists, Musicians, and Entertainers, Portland, OR
Experience Coordinator, Living Social, Seattle, WA