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
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.
Grace Newman ’23 Named Goldwater Scholar
April 19, 2022 • Whitman College Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology major Grace Newman is one of only 417 students from across the U.S. selected for this year’s prestigious Goldwater Scholarship.
Devon Player ’23 Named Newman Civic Fellow
March 21, 2022 • Whitman College junior sociology major Devon Player from Snoqualmie, Washington, has received a Newman Civic Fellowship from Campus Compact.