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  • Weingart Center for Career and Professional Development | Whittier College
    helps students and alumni take the necessary steps to achieve their career goals Additionally we help students and alumni learn to apply their liberal arts education in real world scenarios enabling them to successfully compete in a demanding job market Our Services at a Glance Poet Paths Online access to internships and jobs Log in Student Alumni Faculty Employer Career Counseling Major and Career Exploration Career Assessments Identify Interests Values Personality and Skills Internships Resume Development Interview Preparation Graduate and Professional School Preparation Job Search Strategies Student Timelines These general student timelines are a list of recommended goals to meet every semester to help keep undergraduates on track First Year Goals Sophomore Goals Junior Goals Senior Goals Attend News Contact May 12 Fri 05 12 2017 8 00am Commencement May 29 Mon 05 29 2017 8 00am Memorial Day College Closed Jul 04 Tue 07 04 2017 8 00am Independence Day College Closed Pages first previous 1 2 3 4 5 6 Monday January 11 2016 Faculty Members Lead Travel Courses During JanTerm The study abroad experience has long been a hallmark of the liberal arts More Wednesday November 11 2015 Poets Learn from Top Entertainment Executives at BET Network Whittier College students stepped out of the classroom to learn first hand More Wednesday October 7 2015 Whittier College Receives 2 6M Title V Grant from the Department of Education The award will significantly increase the College s capacity for STEM More Monday September 28 2015 Poets Serve Community in 21st Annual Helping Hands Day More than 100 Whittier College students alumni staff faculty and More Tuesday September 22 2015 Whittier and Broadoaks Students Celebrate United Nations International Day of Peace Whittier College and Broadoaks School students joined people across the world More Sunday September 6 2015 Whittier Welcomes Class of 2019 Whittier welcomed the Class of 2019 composed of 454 first years and 76 More Wednesday July 8 2015 Stephen Zavala 15 drafted by St Louis Cardinals Poet catcher Stephen Zavala 15 was selected by the St Louis Caridinals for More Wednesday July 1 2015 Whittier Poets Achieve SCIAC Championship Trifecta For the first time in Whittier College s history Poet Athletics earned three More Friday May 15 2015 Mayor Garcetti Challenges the Class of 2015 to Cross Borders and Take Down Boundaries The rain and soggy weather did not dampen the festive atmosphere of Whittier More Tuesday April 14 2015 Meet the Class of 2015 Jessica Webster Jessica Webster 15 has been riding horses since she was four years old and More Wednesday March 25 2015 Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti Named Commencement Speaker for Whittier College Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti will serve as Commencement Speaker at More Wednesday February 11 2015 President Herzberger Joins NAICU Board President Sharon Herzberger visited Washington D C in early February to More Tuesday December 9 2014 Whittier College Announces New Vice President and Dean of Students Dr Joel Pérez has been appointed Vice President and Dean of Students at More

    Original URL path: http://www.whittier.edu/career?page=5 (2016-01-26)
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  • Poets Learn from Top Entertainment Executives at BET Network | Whittier College
    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 News Events Mobile Menu Office of Communications News Releases Campus Events Calendar The Rock For the Media Emergency Information You are here Home News Poets Learn from Top Entertainment Executives at BET Network Poets Learn from Top Entertainment Executives at BET Network On 11 Nov 2015 By pzurita 0 Comments Wednesday November 11 2015 Whittier College students stepped out of the classroom to learn first hand about the entertainment industry during their site visit of the Los Angeles office of Black Entertainment Television BET Network BET s Executive Vice President General Counsel and Whittier alumnus Darrell Walker 76 facilitated the visit for the Poets and introduced them to a number of network executives who shared insights about the most prominent television network targeting African American audiences An unforgettable experience for Poets they met with network executives Dana Powell Sheavay Belcher Lea Walker Robbi Reed Zola Mashariki Sonia Koo and Darrell Genyard who are involved production casting and legal areas of BET The executives gave us knowledge and confidence to keep pursuing our career goals and they were very real and sincere in helping all of us reach our full potential said Kourtney Brodnax 17 a representative of the College s Black Student Union who attended the site visit After lunch we listened

    Original URL path: http://www.whittier.edu/news/11-11-15 (2016-01-26)
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  • Meet the Class of 2015: Jessica Webster | Whittier College
    This Section News Events Mobile Menu Office of Communications News Releases Campus Events Calendar The Rock For the Media Emergency Information You are here Home News Meet the Class of 2015 Jessica Webster Meet the Class of 2015 Jessica Webster On 14 Apr 2015 By pzurita 0 Comments Tuesday April 14 2015 Jessica Webster 15 has been riding horses since she was four years old and started competing at age eight The competitiveness instilled in her at an early age has served her well during her time at Whittier where she has been serious about business and even helped her secure a job with a NASA laboratory When I came to Whittier I had no idea there was an equestrian team It wasn t until the activities fair where I met the team s captain and decided to get involved said Webster The Altadena native quickly took reins of the team during her sophomore year and rebuilt the team from ashes with the help of some her fellow non horsey business majors My junior year was our first year of competition and there were only two members competing This year the team has blossomed and we have nine competition members and 11 club members said Webster When Webster started college she had plans of becoming a veterinarian But her freshman business classes made her realize that her strengths were better suited to pursue a career in business She used her experience as research and teaching assistant in the business department her involvement with the business club ENACTUS and three years of work experience as an admission ambassador and tour guide to secure a competitive internship in contract management at Jet Propulsion Laboratories JPL last summer It was like a full time job I worked 40 hours a week went to

    Original URL path: http://www.whittier.edu/news/04-14-15-1 (2016-01-26)
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  • President Herzberger Joins NAICU Board | Whittier College
    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 News Events Mobile Menu Office of Communications News Releases Campus Events Calendar The Rock For the Media Emergency Information You are here Home News President Herzberger Joins NAICU Board President Herzberger Joins NAICU Board On 11 Feb 2015 By pzurita 0 Comments Wednesday February 11 2015 President Sharon Herzberger visited Washington D C in early February to attend NAICU s National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities Annual Meeting NAICU serves as the unified national voice of private nonprofit higher education With more than 1 000 member institutions and associations nationwide NAICU reflects the diversity of independent higher education across the United States At the meeting the association introduced President Herzberger as one of their new Board

    Original URL path: http://www.whittier.edu/news/02-11-15 (2016-01-26)
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  • Alumna Cheryl Boone Isaacs '71 Gives Students Real Life Advice | Whittier College
    The Rock For the Media Emergency Information You are here Home News Alumna Cheryl Boone Isaacs 71 Gives Students Real Life Advice Alumna Cheryl Boone Isaacs 71 Gives Students Real Life Advice On 14 Nov 2014 By ebecerra 0 Comments Friday November 14 2014 Members of the class of 71 might recognize a familiar face when they tune into the Academy Awards telecast on February 22 Their classmate Cheryl Boone Isaacs 71 will make her second appearance as President of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences AMPAS during Hollywood s most glamorous night While Boone Isaacs now regularly rubs elbows with the entertainment industry s A list the road here wasn t always defined or easy a reality she shared with students when she visited campus on November 13 In a candid onstage interview with Theatre and Communication Arts Professor Jennifer Holmes Boone Isaacs spoke of the experiences that led to her position as one of Hollywood s most powerful figures She described her early twenties as a period of career exploration a time in which she lacked clear career goals but paid close attention to job aspects that worked for her and those that didn t It s in this way Boone Isaacs shared that she transitioned from a merchandiser with Macy s to a flight attendant with Pan Am to the nonprofit sector to working publicity on Steven Spielberg s groundbreaking film Close Encounters of the Third Kind I didn t ask about pay when they offered me the job said Boone Isaacs It just didn t matter Recognizing the intangible benefits of the job and the opportunities it offered was more important Boone Isaacs told students reminding them to be humble and self aware as they enter the workplace Never ever judge someone else because

    Original URL path: http://www.whittier.edu/news/11-14-14 (2016-01-26)
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  • Whittier Alumni Present on Voting Ballots Across the Country | Whittier College
    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 News Events Mobile Menu Office of Communications News Releases Campus Events Calendar The Rock For the Media Emergency Information You are here Home News Whittier Alumni Present on Voting Ballots Across the Country Whittier Alumni Present on Voting Ballots Across the Country On 28 Oct 2014 By ebecerra 0 Comments Tuesday October 28 2014 Lessons on civic engagement and social responsibility are hallmarks of a Whittier College liberal arts education While Poet alumni are well represented in the fields of education social work and government many others have ventured into public service The following alumni and Whittier faculty member are currently campaigning in races across the country that will be decided in the November 4 elections Jeff Decker Faculty Whittier College Professor of Business Administration Running for Yorba Linda City Council Yorba Linda California Judge Stephen L George WLS 92 Judge for the Henderson Township Justice Court Running for reelection J D from Whittier College School of Law Clark County Nevada Judge Richard Hodson 67 Magistrate Judge for the 25th District of the District Courts Running for reelection State of Kansas Kenneth C KC Jones B A 84 WLS 87 Supervising Deputy Attorney General for the State of California Running for Orange County Superior Court Judge State of California Angus L McKelvey 91 Hawaii State Representative 10th District Running for reelection State of Hawaii Dave Peterson

    Original URL path: http://www.whittier.edu/news/10-28-14 (2016-01-26)
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  • Whittier College is one of the top five schools in the Nation for Latino Students | Whittier College
    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 News Events Mobile Menu Office of Communications News Releases Campus Events Calendar The Rock For the Media Emergency Information You are here Home News Whittier College is one of the top five schools in the Nation for Latino Students Whittier College is one of the top five schools in the Nation for Latino Students On 9 Oct 2014 By abarraza 0 Comments Thursday October 9 2014 Whittier College has been named as one of the nation s Top 50 Colleges for Hispanic Students by BestColleges com Whittier was ranked as number four in a list that includes many other top public and private institutions of higher learning According to the site Latino students are becoming an increasingly larger presence on college campuses in the United States In fact Latino enrollment in postsecondary institutions grew by 240 percent since 1996 and is expected to continue to increase At the same time studies have shown that a large percentage of Latinos enrolled in college are the first in their family to do so These students require a strong support system on campus that will help them navigate academics financial aid and general campus life issues At Whittier College the Ortiz Program is designed specifically for first generation Latino students who need extra guidance while enrolled at the College The Ortiz Programs and Cultural Center also house student organizations that support all student via cultural ethnic interfaith engagement The

    Original URL path: http://www.whittier.edu/news/10-9-14-1 (2016-01-26)
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  • Whittier Students Collaborate With Local Boys & Girls Club | Whittier College
    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 News Events Mobile Menu Office of Communications News Releases Campus Events Calendar The Rock For the Media Emergency Information You are here Home News Whittier Students Collaborate With Local Boys Girls Club Whittier Students Collaborate With Local Boys Girls Club On 26 Sep 2014 By ebecerra 0 Comments Friday September 26 2014 The Fifth Dimension a program delivered by a team of 13 Whittier College students and the Boys and Girls Club of Whittier BGCW was recently featured in the Whittier Daily News The program is unique for its engagement of local youth through the use of technology to enhance cognitive as well as social development and has already had noticeable

    Original URL path: http://www.whittier.edu/news/09-26-14-1 (2016-01-26)
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