Career Planning & Internships

Career Planning counselors help students match their studies, their interests, and their aptitudes to devise a career path.The Center for Career Planning & Internships provides services and resources for Whittier College students and alumni to succeed at every stage in their career development process.  We are committed to providing high quality, personalized career support that helps students and alumni take the necessary steps to achieve their career goals.  We can educate you about how to utilize the knowledge gained and skills developed from a Whittier College liberal arts education to compete successfully in a global economy.

We provide individual career counseling, a wide range of events and workshops, self-assessments, individual resume and cover letter critiques, and practice interviews.  We invite you to learn more about our services and resources that can assist you in exploring careers, finding internships and jobs, and considering graduate school. Please explore our website, stop by our office, or contact us with any questions.

Our Services at a Glance

  • Career Counseling
  • Internship Counseling
  • Internships
  • Poet Paths – Our portal for jobs and internships
           Log-in: Students, Alumni, Employer
  • Workshops  
    ​       Listed on Poet Paths under "Career Planning & Internship Events"
  • On Campus Recruiting
  • Company Information Sessions
  • Career Fairs, Internship Fairs, Graduate School Fairs                                        

Student Timelines

These general student timelines are a list of recommended goals to meet every semester to help keep undergraduates on track:

Sun, 08/31/2014 - 8:30am
Welcome to Whittier College!  We are very excited to join... More
Tue, 09/02/2014 - 1:00pm
Wed, 10/01/2014 - 11:00am
Wed, 11/05/2014 - 11:00am
Employers please register at Poet Paths.


Friday, May 16
Seated under a brilliantly sunny sky in Whittier College's Memorial Stadium,... More
Monday, Sep 16
Whittier College students were busy this summer getting a head start in the... More
Tuesday, Aug 13
Hailing from 21 states across the U.S. and 19 countries around the globe, the ... More
Monday, Jul 15
Whittier College named 199 undergraduate students to the Spring 2013 Dean's... More
Saturday, May 11
The 12th Annual Latino Graduates Celebration kicked off 2013 Commencement Week... More
Monday, Apr 15
More than 70 Whittier College students participated in the 3rd Annual... More
Monday, Apr 15
Dozens of Whittier College students were bestowed with various honors from... More

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