After Pitzer 350+ COMPANIES RECRUIT ANNUALLY AT THE 5Cs MOST STUDENT FULBRIGHTS FROM AN UNDER-GRADUATE INSTITUTION for 6 straight years The Chronicle of Higher Education 75% OF FIRST YEAR STUDENTS ENGAGE WITH THE OFFICE OF CAREER SERVICES CAREER SERVICES THE CAREER SERVICES OFFICE OFFERS A ROBUST SET OF PROGRAMS AND ACTIVITIES. Job Shadowing Program Alumni and parent volunteers host students at their place of work for one- to five-day shadowing opportunities. Alumni-Student Career Intensive Alumni provide intensive career workshops on topics that included job search strategy, networking, resume/cover letter writing, interviewing and salary/offer negotiation. 5CS Job Fairs Pitzer students are invited and encourage to attend the six major career fairs hosted by the Claremont Colleges annually. Over 350 companies recruit on the Claremont College campuses each year. Field Trip Fridays An ongoing series taking treks to the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Laserfiche, the San Bernardino County Department of Public Health, Federal Reserve, Los Angeles, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals and more. Other Services Graduate School Week Employer Information Sessions Senior Weeks WHAT PITZER GRADS DO SNAPSHOT: A GRADUATING CLASS 65% FULL- OR PART-TIME EMPLOYMENT 10% FELLOWSHIPS, INTERNSHIPS, SERVICE PROGRAMS 19% ATTENDING/PLANNING TO ATTEND GRADUATE SCHOOL EMPLOYMENT* * 2019 Graduating Class. Based on 82% knowledge rate, which exceeds national standards. FELLOWSHIPS Pitzer graduates have a distinguished history of earning prestigious fellowships. Pitzer is a national leader among undergraduate institutions in the number of Fulbright Scholarships received. Ten Pitzer students traveled to Brazil, El Salvador, Jordan, Malaysia, Peru, Taiwana and Vietnam during the 2019-20 Fulbright year. Other fellowships and awards Pitzer graduate win routinely include: Napier Awards for Creative Leadership Davis Projects for Peace Donald M Payne International Development Graduate Fellowship Critical Language Scholarship Watson Fellowship Learn More GRADUATE SCHOOLS Some of the recent graduate schools attended by Pitzer graduates. Columbia Johns Hopkins Northwestern University University of Oxford UC Irvine University of Southern California Vanderbilt A FORCE OF 11,000: MEET A FEW PITZER GRADS Noreen Barcena ’09: Attorney Pitzer Major: Psychology and Organizational Studies Practices criminal defense, immigration and family law. A frequent attorney contributor for Telemundo, ABC7, Univision and Hoy. Founding member of Ferias Legales, a non-profit committed to bringing knowledge and justice to under-served populations. Brian Christiansen ’93: Nike Executive Pitzer Major: Economics Serves as the Senior Director, Portfolio and Strategy, Global Community Impact for Nike. Previously served as chief administrative officer for the Nike Foundation. Played for four years on the Sagehens Men’s Basketball team. Earned a master’s in business administration from Duke University. Kimberly Bautista ’07: Voice for Domestic Violence Prevention Pitzer Major: Media Studies and Spanish Leads an international domestic violence prevention campaign, which evolved out of her 2012 award-winning documentary film, Justice for My Sister. Won the 2012 HBO/National Association of Latino Independent Producers Documentary Filmmaker Award for Latino Filmmakers. Max Brooks ’94: Author and Comedy Writer Pitzer Major: History A former member of the Saturday Night Live writing team. Best-selling author of The Zombie Survival Guide and World War Z, which was adapted into a feature film starring Brad Pitt. Jamilah King ’07: Editor Pitzer Major: English & World Literature and Black Studies In 2013, Ebony magazine named her one of the most dynamic editors working in new media. Writes illuminating, in-depth articles and essays about the intersection of race, class and gender. Kevin de Leon ’03: Leading California Politician Pitzer Major: Politics and Education Served as Senate President pro Tempore and represented District 24 in the California Senate. The first Latino leader in more than 130 years of the California Senate.