The Office for Career Development

Wildcat Successes

Robin Seiler-Garman Robin Seiler-Garman

English Literature and History Senior

Public Policy Intern
Silicon Valley Council of Nonprofits

It was such a great experience. I met wonderful people, learned a lot, and made some more connections.

Cole Keener Cole Keener

Mass Communications Senior

Wish Department Intern
Make-A-Wish Oregon

Build connections with everyone!

Gabriel Nair Gabriel Nair

Creative Writing Junior

Life and Culture/DigOps Intern
The Oregonian/OregonLive

Check out Gabriel's videos and articles on The Oregonian's website!

Jake Rosen Jake Rosen

Marketing / Sports Management Senior

Account Executive
Fisher Investments

Career Development helped me for interviews by providing tips and preparations through one on one sessions and classroom experience.

MiKenna Whatley MiKenna Whatley

Psychology Senior

Fraternity and Sorority Life and College Activities Program Assistant
Linfield College

Don't leave any stone unturned in college. You never know how those experiences will inspire and influence you personally and professionally.

Abigail Thomas Abigail Thomas

English Literature & Political Science Senior

AmeriCorps Member
City Year

Don't be afraid to do something a little different or outside of your comfort zone. Find opportunities that will help you grow, that will challenge you and always seek to learn more.

Didan Yang Didan Yang

Accounting Senior

M.S. in Applied Analytics
Columbia University

Be brave and believe in yourself. No school is out of reach! If you are really intent on getting into a school, just try it.

Faaiz Jappie Faaiz Jappie

Finance Junior

Business Intelligence Engineering Intern
Quicken Loans

I've been coming to Career Development since my freshman year to help build my resume, reach out to alumni and build my LinkedIn profile.

Mikayla Frei Mikayla Frei

Economics and Political Science Senior

Juris Doctorate Program
Willamette University College of Law

I have learned the value of community and I have had the opportunity to give back through service which all contributed to my desire to practice public interest law.

Drew Doxsie Drew Doxsie

Business Management Senior

Operations Manager
Walla Walla Sweets Baseball

I interned with the team last summer, and Linfield provided me with the skills to be a leader of the intern team and to problem solve effectively and efficiently whenever problems arose.

Kenzie Schmoll Kenzie Schmoll

Computer Science and Mathematics Senior

Software Engineering Resident

Linfield helped me build the problem solving skills and knowledge-base I needed to succeed in my technical interviews.

Giselle Naranjo-Cruz Giselle Naranjo-Cruz

Political Science and Business Management Senior

Bilingual Community Health Navigator
Kaiser Permanente

Make connections and reach out to alumni! They are more than willing to help in any way possible.

Heather McNutt-Kaestner Heather McNutt-Kaestner

Mass Communication and Communication Arts Sophomore

Development and Communications Intern
Make-A-Wish Oregon

My International Career Exploration course gave me the knowledge of how to effectively use connections to network with businesses.

Patty Roberts Patty Roberts

Psychology & Economics Senior

PAX Good Behavior Program Intern
Yamhill Community Care & Linfield Psychology Dept.

This is my second internship. It has been one of my most rewarding experiences because this program is helping children lead more successful lives.

Angelica Martinez Angelica Martinez

Elementary Education Senior

6th Grade Mathematics and Science Teacher
Valor Middle School, Woodburn School District

Learn about the position you're applying for, so that you can talk about it in your interview and it shows you care about that specific job

Pablo Herrera Pablo Herrera

Exercise Science Senior

Physical Therapy Aide
PT Northwest

I found this experience through an internship that I did during winter break!

Tyler Kelsch Tyler Kelsch

Accounting Sophomore

Guide, Pilot, and Steer Intern
Moss Adams

My Jan Term Career Exploration class prepared me greatly for the interview and how to get myself through the door.

Nicole Alfonso Nicole Alfonso

Management Junior

Event Market Intern
Bespoke Event Group

Because of my experiences with Career Development I was extremely well prepared for the interview and created an internship with a company that had previously never had one before.

Matt Matteo Matt Matteo

Finance Junior

Sales Intern
Pacific Office Automation

I'm excited to apply what I've learned in my business classes to my internship.

Grayson Lein Grayson Lein

Psychology Senior

Masters in Counseling
Antioch University

I am so thankful for the help I received from Career Development

Mami Hariya Mami Hariya

Business Marketing Junior

Marketing Intern
BMW Group Japan

Getting an internship takes great deal of time and effort, so I strongly recommend to plan in a head of time. I cannot describe how I am thankful to the Career Development office for helping me prepare.

Jaime Rodden Jaime Rodden

Exercise Science Junior

Physical Therapy & Strength Training Intern
Elite Fitness Plus

I have learned of internships, conferences, & jobs through Career Development, my professors, friends and family. There are so many resources for students' internship & job searches.

Christopher Hu Christopher Hu

Accounting Senior

Project Manager

Christopher found Welocalize at Career Development's Connect on Campus Career Fair as a junior and got his internship with them. Then, he was offered a full-time job!

Emily Eisert Emily Eisert

Mass Communication Senior

Marketing and Communication Intern
Columbia Sportswear

I work with career development frequently. They are great at helping students make connections and network with Linfield Alumni.

Christopher Munjar Christopher Munjar

Chemistry Senior

English Teaching Assistant

Linfield prepared me by helping learn about this opportunity in the first place, providing me with summer research experience as well as teaching experience.

Emily Walker Emily Walker

Economics Junior

Event Market Intern
International Pinot Noir Celebration

I found this opportunity through my Career Development Jan Term Career Exploration: Wine Industry Class and Cat Connect

Ehren Cahill Ehren Cahill

Economics Senior

Assistant Manager

I interned at Nordstrom last summer through their Retail Management program, and through this experience had the opportunity to apply to Assistant Management positions.

Sara Gomez Sara Gomez

English & Political Science Senior

Grad School
Schwarzman Scholar

Career Development set me up for success!

Cassie Finn Cassie Finn

Management Senior

Assistant Manager

Kaela Ingram Kaela Ingram

Accounting Senior

Staff Accountant

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Linfield College, Melrose 010

Career Development empowers students to explore, connect, and experience — leading to life-long career success.

Explore  Discover Connect  Experience  Succeed

What We Help You Do:

  • Explore career possibilities
  • Discover your purpose
  • Connect students to recruiters, alumni, and graduate schools
  • Experience applied career opportunities
  • Succeed in your life after Linfield

Upcoming Events:

  • January 11th: Professional LinkedIn Photos, 9:00am-10:00am, Career Hub (Melrose 010)
  • January 16th: Healthcare Career Panel, 4:00pm-6:00pm, Jonasson Hall
  • March 2nd: First Avenue Career Expo, 11:00-3:00, University of Portland
  • March 6th: Sports & Entertainment Career & Internship Fair, 4:00pm, Moda Center, Portland
  • March 16th: Connect on Campus Career Fair, Fred Meyer Lounge

Services We Provide:

Career counseling, job search support, internship resources, résumé and cover letter review, advice on choosing a major, grad school resources, mock interviews, salary negotiation tips, a “marketing yourself” consultation, and more!

Office Hours:

Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Connect With Us:

Phone: (503) 883-2733
Linfield College Career Development
Melrose 010
900 SE Baker Street
McMinnville, OR 97128

Find Us Online:
Link to Cat Connect Link to Career Facebook Link to Career Twitter Link to Career Instagram Link to Career LinkedIn