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Business & Entrepreneurship Career Community

The world of business is broader than you may realize. Finance, HR, Marketing, Nonprofit...there are truly endless directions you can take yourself, and multiple majors can prepare you as well. If you have a desire to start something, lead something, or communicate a vision, this just may be the place for you.



  • Advertising
  • Accounting/Finance
  • Entrepreneur/Business Owner
  • Human Resources Professional
  • Industrial/Organizational Psychologist
  • Marketing Manager
  • Operations/Logistics
  • Product Design
  • Project Manager
  • Public Relations Coordinator
  • Recruiter
  • Social Media Manager

Sample Work Settings

For-Profit Corporations and Businesses, Nonprofit,Organizations, Consulting Firms , Small StartupBusinesses, Hospitals and Medical Facilities, Universities and School Districts, International Companies



  • Business Writing
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance/Budgeting
  • Graphic Design
  • Leadership
  • Managing others
  • Project Management
  • Marketing
  • Social Media applications and use

Internships Map

Select a marker on the map to learn about specific internships Willamette students have pursued.

Internships for Credit

Career Development can support students seeking academic credit for internships. In order to earn internship credit, students must be enrolled in our Internship for Academic credit course.

Fast Facts

Individualized career advising helps WU students achieve goals throughout their college careers.

  • of WU undergrads do at least one internship during their time at WU

    of graduates are either working or in graduate school 6 months after graduation

    of WU Grads go directly to graduate or professional programs

    One:One Career Advising appointments completed per year in Career Development

Alumni Highlight

Raymond White, '12

Major: Sociology
Minor: American Ethnic Studies
: Speaker, Leadership Coach, and Diversity Equity, and Inclusion Consultant

Ray seeks to create inclusive communities where every identity belongs and thrives. He is a speaker, workshop facilitator, and strategic thought partner for companies looking to integrate DEI concepts into their operations. Through the skills of relationship building and systems thinking, Ray uplifts leaders with effective tactics to positively impact their organizational culture.

Raymond White

Advice from Ray

“You have the ability to make an impact with the resources you currently have! There are many ways to practically apply the lessons in the classroom to initiatives on campus. Starting now gives you immediate experience and instills confidence that will transfer to your endeavors after graduation. Finally, dream and build with your friends. Those relationships will last for a lifetime.”

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