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Spotlight on A&E Related Internships

Spotlight on A&E Related Internships
September 2, 2017

Coming out of internship season, the Wire sat down with three students who participated in internships that involved film this past summer. Allison Hall, a junior film and media studies major, interned...

Whitman Students Pursue Internships in Walla Walla

Portrait of Juliana Matz by Caroline Ashford Arya.
October 13, 2016

While many Whitman students choose to look out of state or out of town for internships and job opportunities, there are a few students choosing to stay right here in Walla Walla. Four Whitman students...

Fort Walla Walla Museum debuts “Sewn Into History: A Century of Quilts” special exhibit

Photo by Caroline Ashford Arya
The new exhibit shows off a number of local historical quilts - with a lot of painstakingly researched detail!
September 22, 2016

Interesting and unique historical artifacts are abound at the Fort Walla Walla Museum, which specializes in local specimens from the period preceding World War II. Perhaps the most compelling, however,...

Tinder and the Job Hunt

February 25, 2016
A simple cost-benefit analysis of the risk involved in applying for a job in light of the vast tinder experience lends itself to the helpful conclusion: the more jobs you apply for, the higher your likelihood of acceptance becomes.

Internship grant program continues trend of expansion

December 4, 2014

The Student Engagement Center (SEC) recently opened up applications for its summer internship grants. The grants, at 2,500 dollars each, are a core part of the SEC's rapidly expanding internship program....

Student Engagement Center Offers International Internship Grants

Student Engagement Center Offers International Internship Grants
April 17, 2014

For the first time at Whitman College, the Student Engagement Center has distributed six internship grants to Whitman students pursuing internships abroad this upcoming summer. "This group of international...

SEC Partners with Koru

March 6, 2014

Whitman's Student Engagement Center announced their partnership with Seattle-based company Koru on Feb. 20, adding to the array of post-Whitman resources the SEC offers to Whitman students and young alumni. Koru...

SEC to Fund More International Internships

February 20, 2014

When the Associated Students of Whitman College lifted the ban on college-supported international travel in 2013, they affected internships funded by the Student Engagement Center for this coming summer....

Internships Provide Professional Avenues for Students’ Environmental Passions

September 12, 2013

This summer, several environmentally conscious Whitman students flooded the internship scene. Their experiences ranged from collecting data in the field, editing radio advertisements or protesting with...

Administration, ASWC Instrumental in Lifting International Travel Funding Ban

Illustration by Luke Hampton
April 4, 2013

After strong advocacy from ASWC, students next year will be able to travel internationally unaccompanied with college funding. At a Senate meeting on Sunday, March 31, ASWC President Kayvon Behroozian...

iEngage Seeks to Streamline Job Search Process for Students

iEngage Seeks to Streamline Job Search Process for Students
February 7, 2013

Students who are still on the hunt for summer internships and on- or off-campus jobs now have a new option available to widen their search. Conceived as a more functional replacement for the Whitman...

International Students Find Challenges and Friendships at Whitman

International Students Find Challenges and Friendships at Whitman
November 8, 2012

Coming to college means leaving one's family and friends, but for some students it means leaving one's culture, language and country behind as well. International students come to Whitman knowing they...

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