Life After Whitman Stories
A Whitman education prepares our students and graduates for whatever comes next. They rely on their strong liberal arts skills—critical thinking, speaking and writing—and their passion and confidence to change the world for the better.
Whitman graduates work in all fields and industries. See some of their stories—and how Whitman prepared them to make a difference.
John Cunnison '95, Chief Investment Officer, Baker Boyer Bank
Tim Howell '18, Team Trouble, American Basketball Association
Kelly Katon '01, Event Manager, Pokemon Company
Becca Gotz '14, Editorial Stylist, Zulily
Lazaro Carrion ’07, Project Director, Cyborg Mobile
Derek Slone '18, Project Engineer, Studio 151
Ashley Trout '03, Brook and Bull Cellars
Bella Zarate '14, Machine Learning Recruiter, Facebook
Aaron Blank '01, Executive Producer, Penguin Random House Audio
Brenna Two Bears '17
Leah Wilson-Velasco, CEO, Walla Walla Symphony
Student Internship Stories
Whitman is committed to helping our students find and fund their dream internships. We want to ensure they connect their passions with meaningful work and opportunities while they're in college and after graduation. See some of their stories.
Find your future at Whitman.
Latest Feature Stories
Meant To Be Shared: Rosalinda Mendoza ’06 Brings Mezcal to the U.S.
September 29, 2022 • Rosalinda Mendoza ’06 draws on her heritage and education in bringing mezcal to the U.S.
Camila Thorndike ’10 Speaks on the Fight for Climate Justice
September 22, 2022 • National climate policy advocate Camila Thorndike ’10 returned to Whitman College to speak to a room of student activists urging them to act in the face of the climate crisis and offering the audience ways to get involved in the fight for climate justice.
Sylvia Adome ’22 Awarded Prestigious Watson Fellowship
May 17, 2022 • The Whitman College theater and economics major will spend a year traveling to seven countries to learn about African artists in the diaspora as a recipient of the Thomas J. Watson fellowship.