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!
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.
Mass Communications Senior
Wish Department Intern
Build connections with everyone!
Creative Writing Junior
Life and Culture/DigOps Intern
Check out Gabriel's videos and articles on The Oregonian's website!
Marketing / Sports Management Senior
Career Development helped me for interviews by providing tips and preparations through one on one sessions and classroom experience.
Fraternity and Sorority Life and College Activities Program Assistant
Don't leave any stone unturned in college. You never know how those experiences will inspire and influence you personally and professionally.
English Literature & Political Science Senior
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.
M.S. in Applied Analytics
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.
Business Intelligence Engineering Intern
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.
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.
Business Management Senior
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.
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.
Political Science and Business Management Senior
Bilingual Community Health Navigator
Make connections and reach out to alumni! They are more than willing to help in any way possible.
Mass Communication and Communication Arts Sophomore
Development and Communications Intern
My International Career Exploration course gave me the knowledge of how to effectively use connections to network with businesses.
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.
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
Exercise Science Senior
Physical Therapy Aide
I found this experience through an internship that I did during winter break!
Guide, Pilot, and Steer Intern
My Jan Term Career Exploration class prepared me greatly for the interview and how to get myself through the door.
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.
Pacific Office Automation
I'm excited to apply what I've learned in my business classes to my internship.
Masters in Counseling
I am so thankful for the help I received from Career Development
Business Marketing Junior
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.
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 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!
Mass Communication Senior
Marketing and Communication Intern
I work with career development frequently. They are great at helping students make connections and network with Linfield Alumni.
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.
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
I interned at Nordstrom last summer through their Retail Management program, and through this experience had the opportunity to apply to Assistant Management positions.
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.
English & Political Science Senior
Career Development set me up for success!