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Vol. CLIV, Issue 8
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Dress up with Suite Success

Tasha Hall, Campus Life Reporter February 9, 2023

As Whitman students get ready to face "the real world" and seek future job opportunities, organizations on campus are striving to provide resources that give everyone an equal opportunity at being prepared....

Spotlight on A&E Related Internships

Spotlight on A&E Related Internships

Zuhra Amini, Staff Writer 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...

Portrait of Juliana Matz by Caroline Ashford Arya.

Whitman Students Pursue Internships in Walla Walla

Kate Grumbles 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...

Photo by Caroline Ashford Arya

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

Eric Anderson, A&E Editor 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

Katy Wills, Columnist 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

Andy Monserud 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

Daniel Kim 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.

SEC Partners with Koru

Sam Grainger-Shuba 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.

SEC to Fund More International Internships

Sam Grainger-Shuba February 20, 2014
ASWC’s 2013 lift on the ban on college-supported international travel will affect Student Engagement Center (SEC) funded internships for this coming summer. Students will be able to apply for jobs abroad and receive college funding to spend their summer there.

Internships Provide Professional Avenues for Students’ Environmental Passions

Serena Runyan September 12, 2013
Three Whitties explore their environmental passions and interests at summer internships.
Illustration by Luke Hampton

Administration, ASWC Instrumental in Lifting International Travel Funding Ban

Sarah Cornett April 4, 2013
ASWC worked closely with the administration to lift the ban on College funding for international travel. The administration is hopeful that by removing the ban, students will have more opportunities for pre-professional experiences abroad.
iEngage Seeks to Streamline Job Search Process for Students

iEngage Seeks to Streamline Job Search Process for Students

Emily Lin-Jones 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 website's on-campus jobs listing and the now-defunct jobs and internships mailing list, iEngage is designed to connect users with job opportunities that better fit their unique needs.
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