Kim Rolfe assisting a student during a Lunch & Learn session in Reid Coffeehouse
Photo by Katy Laliotis '21

 In the Student Engagement Center, our Career Development Team is committed to providing comprehensive career coaching and resources to Whitman students starting their first year. 


Handshake, our online job board, is a social-media style job and internship platform for undergraduates and young alumni. Handshake aims to democratize access to opportunity by helping every college student find the right job for them, no matter where they go to school, what they're majoring in, or who they know. Built to transform the recruiting experience, Handshake connects college students and young alumni to a comprehensive national network of employers.

Student Career Advisors

Need career help but pressed on time and location? Problem solved! The official Student Career Advisor's drop-in hours are finalized and they are expanding their cover of campus.

The Student Career Advisors are happy to offer their services as career liaisons of the SEC. They review resumes, cover letters, assist with job applications, Whitman Internship Grant applications & process, and connect you with helpful career services the SEC provides.

When are good times to meet with them? As soon as you can, during all stages of an application processes, in need of feedback on professional language, etc!

Our SCAs Christine Van Winkle-Shaw and Cody Jose have put together a quick video explaining how students can use PathwayU to find out more about career fields that may connect with their interests and goals! Check it out below, and visit PathwayU to try it out for yourself.

If you have any PathwayU questions, please email Christine at or Cody at