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Cats to Careers:  2016-2017 Wildcat Successes!

Linfield students are well prepared to enter the workforce! Our students seek a variety of positions in many different fields. We celebrate their success in finding a job, an internship, or acceptance into a graduate program!

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

Mass Communications Senior
Wish Department Intern
Make-A-Wish Oregon

Build connections with everyone!

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Exercise Science Senior
Physical Therapy Aide
PT Northwest

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

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

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

Psychology Senior
Masters in Counseling
Antioch University

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

Justin Grodem

Marketing Sophomore
Marketing Intern

This summer will be my second internship so far! I'm using it to gain some perspective on whether I want to work at a large or smaller corporation during my career.

Sara Gomez

English & Political Science Senior
Grad School
Schwarzman Scholar

Career Development set me up for success!

Cassie Finn

Management Senior
Assistant Manager

Kaela Ingram

Accounting Senior
Staff Accountant