Career Readiness


Career readiness is the attainment and demonstration of a set of competencies that allow you to successfully transition into the workplace or graduate and professional


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  • Critical Thinking/Problem Solving
  • Oral/Written Communications 
  • Teamwork/Collaboration
  • Digital Technology
  • Leadership 
  • Professionalism/Work Ethic 
  • Career Management 
  • Global / Intercultural Fluency 

The Career Center can help you identify your current competencies, develop missing competencies, and plan your career path during your time at Whittier. By engaging with our office as early as possible, you'll give yourself ample time to develop a plan, build skills, and be successful in the job market upon graduation.