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Whitman Tracks Alumni Trajectory 5 Years Out

September 19, 2017

Each May for the past three years, The Institutional Research Office has produced five-year reports using Linkedin data that asks, “Where are our alumni?” Kristen Handley works in the Institutional...

Pros and Cons of Joining Linkedin

September 22, 2016

Pros: An appropriate platform to flaunt increasingly obsolete skill set for potential employers Somewhat satisfying to claim “limited working proficiency” for language other than English ...

Whitman Updates Advertising Strategy with Social Media

Illustration by Julie Peterson.
April 17, 2014

  Starting this year, Whitman College is increasing its presence in the fast-paced social media world. Whitman is integrating social media into its advertising strategies in order to help Whitman...

A Movie Reviewer’s ‘Hair’y Adventure

Illustration by Luke Hampton
April 11, 2013

For almost two years I've had the awesome job of writing movie reviews for The Pio––Friday night: the theater with a tub of popcorn; Saturday morning: Zip off a short review. Easy! Never thinking...

SEC fosters student-alumni ties through social media

Illustration: Ariel Carter-Rodriguez
February 23, 2012

Today's increasingly competitive job market can present a pretty intimidating challenge to the newly graduated or soon-to-graduate Whitman student, and many soon discover that networking is vital....

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