280 Boyer Ave
Walla Walla, WA 99362
We connect Whitman students and alumni to the communities and experiences that help them cultivate their futures. Since 2010, we've helped members of the Whitman family volunteer, find internships, secure jobs, change careers, and chase the myriad dreams available to liberal arts students and graduates. Read about our origin and all the SEC programs.
Walla Walla Community Partners: Interested in participating in our Community Fellow program this academic year? Applications are now available!
The Whitman Community Fellow Initiative funds a cohort of juniors and seniors to spend an academic year working part-time at a prominent Walla Walla Valley organization to address some of the area's social, economic and cultural challenges. This summer, the Student Engagement Center will select 12 local organizations to host fellows over the 2019-20 academic year. Learn more about the program by attending the Info Breakfast, on Thursday, June 27, from 8:30-9:30AM in the Baker Alumni Center. RSVP here if you are planning on attending.
If you are ready to apply, please fill out this Google form to request an application. Once you submit your contact information, an automatically generated email will send you the form. Please note that the deadline for applications is Wednesday, July 31.
Find thousands of jobs. Not sure where to begin? Handshake can help!
Search and apply for part-time jobs, internships, and full-time career opportunities using Handshake, a resource for students and alumni. Find positions on- and off-campus, as well as explore opportunities around the country or even world! Schedule a one-on-one appointment with a member of our professional staff on Handshake for assistance or guidance as you prepare for your life after Whitman.
Seeking on-campus employment for next semester? Check out these resources!
Click here for a master list of on-campus jobs, and here for general information regarding on-campus employment for students. If you have questions about on-campus employment or want help applying to one of these positions, feel free to send us an email, make an appointment on Handshake, or to visit us in Reid 219.
Wondering how your liberal arts degree will transition into a future career? Our Four Phase Plan can help as you start planning your next steps
Designed to help guide your career and professional development over your four years at Whitman, this plan will help you navigate the resources provided by the Student Engagement Center no matter where you are in the process. Whether you're a first year already looking for an internship or a senior who hasn't had a resume review since high school, there is no time like the present to discover the resources available to you.
Check out the SEC Blog and Instagram page!
Stay up-to-date with the latest happenings from the SEC office and your fellow students (including posts about their cool summer internships!) on the official SEC blog, or by following us on Instagram!
SEC Recruiting Events
Check Handshake regularly for details on organizations that are hosting virtual and/or on-campus info sessions and recruiting opportunities.
SEC Interview Suite
The Student Engagement Center includes a space dedicated to phone & video interviews. Students can reserve this quiet, distraction-free room for free. To schedule a time in our Interview Suite in Reid 219, fill out this form.