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:

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 11:00am
Join us for a fast and easy way to enhance your resume for... More
Fri, 10/31/2014 - 11:00am
Join us for a fast and easy way to enhance your resume for... More
Wed, 11/05/2014 - 11:00am
Employers please register at Poet Paths.
Fri, 11/07/2014 - 11:00am
Get ahead by having lunch in the Center for Career Planning... More


Friday, May 16, 2014
Seated under a brilliantly sunny sky in Whittier College's Memorial Stadium,... More
Monday, September 16, 2013
Whittier College students were busy this summer getting a head start in the... More
Tuesday, August 13, 2013
Hailing from 21 states across the U.S. and 19 countries around the globe, the ... More
Monday, July 15, 2013
Whittier College named 199 undergraduate students to the Spring 2013 Dean's... More
Saturday, May 11, 2013
The 12th Annual Latino Graduates Celebration kicked off 2013 Commencement Week... More
Monday, April 15, 2013
More than 70 Whittier College students participated in the 3rd Annual... More
Monday, April 15, 2013
Dozens of Whittier College students were bestowed with various honors from... More

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