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  • Poet Paths | Whittier College
    Support First Year at Whittier News Events Office of Communications News Releases Campus Events Calendar The Rock For the Media Emergency Information Athletics Athletics Alumni Get Involved Our Alumni Poet Awards Benefits Services Connect Whittier Weekend Information For Students Alumni Parents Families Friends Neighbors Faculty Staff Information for Students Alumni Parents Families Friends Neighbors Faculty Staff Apply Visit Search form Search Calendar Directory Campus Life Admission About Academics News Events Athletics Giving Alumni In This Section Career Mobile Students Explore Prepare Connect Alumni Employers Connect with Students Recruit on Campus Post Jobs and Internships Families Faculty Working with Career Services Poet Paths Resources Contact Us Career Planning Internships Students Alumni Employers Families Faculty Poet Paths Resources Contact Us You are here Home Career Planning Internships Poet Paths Poet Paths Poet Paths is Whittier College s online job database Here students and alumni can find a number of resources browse internship and job openings and register for career events Poet Paths is also Whittier s primary location for employers to advertise available part time full time and internship opportunities search and register for Career and Professional Development events and review student profiles with student permission Job Posting Disclaimer The Center for Career and Professional Development CCPD at Whittier College aims to generate career developing job opportunities for Whittier College students and alumni As a service to the Whittier College community the CCPD offers employers the chance to list job opportunities on Poet Paths the CCPD platform management site for job listings The CCPD team acts a connection between employers and the Whittier community While Whittier College will expose unethical employers and job scams it becomes aware of students and alumni have the responsibility for researching and verifying the integrity of the organizations to which they are applying Whittier College and the

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  • Resources | Whittier College
    Whittier News Events Office of Communications News Releases Campus Events Calendar The Rock For the Media Emergency Information Athletics Athletics Alumni Get Involved Our Alumni Poet Awards Benefits Services Connect Whittier Weekend Information For Students Alumni Parents Families Friends Neighbors Faculty Staff Information for Students Alumni Parents Families Friends Neighbors Faculty Staff Apply Visit Search form Search Calendar Directory Campus Life Admission About Academics News Events Athletics Giving Alumni In This Section Career Mobile Students Explore Prepare Connect Alumni Employers Connect with Students Recruit on Campus Post Jobs and Internships Families Faculty Working with Career Services Poet Paths Resources Contact Us Career Planning Internships Students Alumni Employers Families Faculty Poet Paths Resources Contact Us You are here Home Career Planning Internships Resources Resources The Center for Career Planning Internships maintains a library of career related books and employment resource materials that are accessible to students during business hours We also keep information on graduate school programs and national fellowship opportunities for students whose professional goals require additional research opportunities or advanced degrees Career Research and Informational Interviewing Graduate School Resources Resumes and Cover Letters Interviewing Student Fellowships Database Glassdoor Internship Bill of Rights and Responsibilities Optimal Resume In addition to utilizing these online resources we highly encourage you to make an appointment with a career counselor for personalized assistance If you identify with one or more of these defined populations please click the links below for specialized resources LGBTQ Out for Work Pro Gay Jobs Simply Hired s Work it Out The DC Center for the LGBT Community Veterans Real Warriors Real Battles Real Strength 100 000 Jobs Mission Feds Hire Vets America s Veteran National Resource Directory Veterans Job Bank Veterans Employment Center Ability and Access Students Disability Services at Whittier College DisABLED Person Big Tent Jobs Disability gov

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  • Poets Learning Beyond the Classroom | Whittier College
    for Drug and Alcohol Abuse H O W House in Whittier H O W House provides incredible experience and gives the intern a lot of valuable responsibilities such as case managing the clients And the staff is extremely committed to teaching interns everything they may need to know and then some It is a very positive environment Xochitl Ramirez 16 Major Business Administration and Spanish Internship Children s Hospital of Los Angeles My main responsibilities included attending morning rounds with different world renowned doctors where my mentor would interpret for Spanish speaking families and I would observe Some afternoons we had new diagnosis conferences which I considered the most difficult part of my internship since in most cases we had to break the news to parents that their children had cancer or in some situations that they were not going to make it During these conferences I would usually observe and reflect on them with my mentor I think the highlight of my internship was being able to give back to CHLA since my sister was once a patient there herself Damaris Dubon 14 Major English creative writing emphasis minor in Biology Volunteer position ScareLA Halloween Convention in Los Angeles Marketing and Volunteer Coordination The highlight of the event was meeting alumnus John Murdy 89 from Universal Halloween Horror Nights Prior to ScareLA I d sent him an email When I introduced myself to him he immediately remembered me that really took me by surprise In addition I got to meet and network with new people who are professionals in the themed entertainment industry It totally opened new doors for me especially as an undergrad pursuing this career field Dubon is currently working as a production assistant for Scream Team Productions Lucie Zahradnickova 14 Major International Business Interned at Meriis

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  • Focus 2 | Whittier College
    Apply for Admission Financial Aid Costs Admitted Students Contact Us Campus Life Campus Life Home Getting Involved Housing Food Health Exercise Sustainability Student Support First Year at Whittier News Events Office of Communications News Releases Campus Events Calendar The Rock For the Media Emergency Information Athletics Athletics Alumni Get Involved Our Alumni Poet Awards Benefits Services Connect Whittier Weekend Information For Students Alumni Parents Families Friends Neighbors Faculty Staff Information for Students Alumni Parents Families Friends Neighbors Faculty Staff Apply Visit Search form Search Calendar Directory Campus Life Admission About Academics News Events Athletics Giving Alumni In This Section Career Mobile Students Explore Prepare Connect Alumni Employers Connect with Students Recruit on Campus Post Jobs and Internships Families Faculty Working with Career Services Poet Paths Resources Contact Us You are here Home Career Planning Internships Focus 2 Focus 2 On 15 May 2013 By admin 0 Comments The Focus 2 self assessment tool can help you narrow down majors and careers to those that truly interest you by identifying your interests values personality and skills as they relate to possible majors and careers Your self assessment will help you explore what you might like to do where you might like

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  • Internships | Whittier College
    Events Office of Communications News Releases Campus Events Calendar The Rock For the Media Emergency Information Athletics Athletics Alumni Get Involved Our Alumni Poet Awards Benefits Services Connect Whittier Weekend Information For Students Alumni Parents Families Friends Neighbors Faculty Staff Information for Students Alumni Parents Families Friends Neighbors Faculty Staff Apply Visit Search form Search Calendar Directory Campus Life Admission About Academics News Events Athletics Giving Alumni In This Section Career Mobile Students Explore Prepare Connect Alumni Employers Connect with Students Recruit on Campus Post Jobs and Internships Families Faculty Working with Career Services Poet Paths Resources Contact Us Career Planning Internships Students Alumni Employers Families Faculty Poet Paths Resources Contact Us You are here Home Career Planning Internships Internships Internships Internships can provide numerous opportunities for you to learn cross functional skills in different departments of an organization and this increase in work related knowledge can enhance your resume and marketability when it is time to find a full time job Internships also provide opportunities for you to expand your professional networks as you will work with and meet people who might connect you to additional internships or jobs Internships can also serve as an extended job interview employers often hire high performing interns for full time jobs at their internship sites How to Find Internships National Search Websites Once you know what kinds of jobs or careers interest you you should utilize all resources available to you to find possible internship opportunities Poet Paths Whittier College s internship and job search site for students and alumni Log in regularly to find new listings AfterCollege is another online resource with a wide range of internship listings Your Professional Network Now is the time to start building your connections to people in your areas of interest These people might include

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  • The Interview | Whittier College
    goals Prepare specific examples to demonstrate how your attributes accomplishments and experiences can be transferred to the position for which you are applying Become an expert on yourself and how your liberal arts education has prepared you to be successful Be sure you can show the employer how your experience matches the organization s needs and how you will contribute to helping them accomplish their goals Click here for a list of applied liberal arts skills Research the Employer The outstanding candidates are those who show a real interest in the organization they are interviewing with To demonstrate that you really want the position make sure to learn everything you can about the organization prior to the interview Use resources such as employer s website and industry specific online resources such as Hoover s Online LexisNexis Mint Global or Reference USA You should be knowledgeable about the employer s company including its size products or services organizational structure reputation competitors divisions and subdivisions parent company number of employees sales assets earnings new products or projects locations and accomplishments Click here to discover the skills and qualities employers value most in their new hires Practice Makes Perfect Practice your interview skills by scheduling a recorded mock interview with the Center for Career Planning Internships to get feedback hone your delivery and feel more comfortable before your real interview At the very least practice out loud with a friend Review a list of typical questions asked by employers here Review a list of questions to ask the interviewer here Properly preparing for an interview will allow you to do the following Demonstrate your full enthusiasm for the organization and industry to which you are applying Explain persuasively how your skills knowledge and values match those of the organization and industry through preparing

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  • Explore Graduate School | Whittier College
    Explore Graduate School On 15 May 2013 By admin 0 Comments If you are interested in a career in academia law medicine or one of many other professions requiring a post graduate degree you should be scheduling a meeting with your faculty advisor to learn more about how to prepare for graduate school Whittier offers pre professional programs in health physical therapy and pre law In addition our office organizes an annual Graduate and Professional School Fair that takes place in the Fall and is open to all interested students Begin your graduate school search by researching the various graduate degrees programs and professional schools available The following links can help familiarize you with the programs and admission processes of different schools Peterson s Find the Graduate School That s Right for You GraduateGuide com GradSchools com The Princeton Review US News Best Graduate Schools Gradview com GRE Review Course STANDARDIZED TESTS Once you have determined the admissions requirements for the type of graduate program that interests you it is time to look at requisite admission exams such as the Graduate Record Examination GRE Graduate Management Admission Test GMAT Law School Admissions Test LSAT the Medical College Admissions Test MCAT and the Test of English as a Foreign Language TOEFL Be sure to register for these exams in advance and research successful strategies for admission exam preparation Practice exams are offered on campus twice a year through the Princeton Review please contact the Center for Career Planning and Internships for more information FINANCING A GRADUATE EDUCATION Finally you need to consider the cost of graduate school and how you will pay for it Financial support for graduate study can be obtained with thorough research and persistence The university to which you are applying will have its own resources and procedures

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  • Jobs | Whittier College
    Alumni Parents Families Friends Neighbors Faculty Staff Apply Visit Search form Search Calendar Directory Campus Life Admission About Academics News Events Athletics Giving Alumni In This Section Career Mobile Students Explore Prepare Connect Alumni Employers Connect with Students Recruit on Campus Post Jobs and Internships Families Faculty Working with Career Services Poet Paths Resources Contact Us Career Planning Internships Students Alumni Employers Families Faculty Poet Paths Resources Contact Us You are here Home Career Planning Internships Jobs Jobs Once you have narrowed down your fields of interest and completed internships it is time to explore job opportunities Multiple resources are available to help you find jobs that match your interests skills and experience Job Posting Disclaimer The Center for Career and Professional Development CCPD at Whittier College aims to generate career developing job opportunities for Whittier College students and alumni As a service to the Whittier College community the CCPD offers employers the chance to list job opportunities on Poet Paths the CCPD platform management site for job listings The CCPD team acts a connection between employers and the Whittier community While Whittier College will expose unethical employers and job scams it becomes aware of students and alumni have the responsibility for researching and verifying the integrity of the organizations to which they are applying Whittier College and the CCPD make no representations or guarantees about the job listings and positions posted on the Whittier College Poet Paths system Whittier College is not responsible for determining the legitimacy of any job listing nor is it responsible for safety wages working conditions or other aspects of off campus employment Read more about common job scams Where to Begin Your Job Search Job Search Websites Build Your Professional Network Connect to people in your areas of interest to ask for an informational

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