Portland Hub

Portland panorama


We are working to build greater opportunity for Whitman students and alumni to explore careers and gain experience in the greater Portland area. Check out our blog for upcomming events in the Portland Hub and other cities!

 Find Whitties in Portland:            Search the Alumni Database:                Discuss Careers:                     

  LinkedIn              Whitman_Connect_Logo          Whitman College Community

2014 Internships and First Destination Jobs

Use the map below to explore jobs and internships that current students will be working on this summer in the Portland area. Blue points indicate Whitman Internship Grant winners, and yellow points indicate independent internships/jobs. Would you like to be included on this map? Fill out this survey (requires Whitman login).

Use the Whitman Internship Grant Database to explore previous WIG internships in the Portland area.


Elemental Logo

Featured Employer: Fisher Investments
Careers Link  |  Alumni Contact: David Pawlowski '03

"One of the largest independent investment advisers with primary offices in California and Camas, Washington.  Fisher's Portland-area office is growing rapidly and recruiting heavily on our iEngage job board. Current alumni have recruited Whitties to this organization which has an extensive training program to on-board recent grads.

Don't know where to start looking for an internship or job? We've collected a list of major employers in the area, many of which have a history hiring Whitman graduates. Should your organization be on this list? Get in touch with us at rolfekb@whitman.edu.

Intel http://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/jobs/careers.html
Adidas http://careers.adidas-group.com/
NIKE http://nikeinc.com/pages/careers
Fisher Investments http://www.fishercareers.com/
Survey Monkey https://www.surveymonkey.com/mp/jobs/
Columbia Sportswear      http://www.columbia.com/career/About_Us_Careers,default,pg.html
Oregon Health Sciences University http://www.ohsu.edu/xd/about/services/human-resources/
Airbnb https://www.airbnb.com/jobs/locations/other-locations


  • Use the Whitman Online Alumni Database to find more alumni in the Portland area.
  • Portland's Craigslist is always a great site for finding housing, jobs, and local information.
  • Snag A Job lists job opportunities for part-time jobs, teen jobs, student jobs and summer jobs with great companies throughout Oregon, primarily in the Portland area.
  • Campus Point is geared towards helping recent graduates find a job by updating job opportunities and employer information in the Portland area.
  • Employment Department: Oregon.gov provides information about the job market, unemployment, career fairs, etc. and works to connect jobseekers with employers in Oregon


Healthcare and Outdoor Activities


Farmer's Market

Do you know of more resources that could help Whitman students and alumni? Let us know at sec_info@whitman.edu!