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Viking Visits


Viking Visits are an opportunity to go directly to local companies to get an exclusive firsthand look at what makes them successful. It is a chance to meet and hear from professionals about what they do and how you can start a career in this industry. 

Must be a current PSU student. Transportation is not provided and students must register to attend.




Winter 2018

Location: TBD

Stay tuned for more information!






Thursday, October 19th 2017 at 9:30 AM 

& Thursday, March 2nd 2017 at 1:30 PM

14375 NW Science Park Dr., Portland, OR

Attendees found their next adventure through a unique opportunity to see what makes Columbia Sportswear Co. one of the leading local companies, and why employees agree that joining their team offers them much more than just a paycheck.



Thursday, May 25th 2017 at 1:30 PM

34 NW 1st Ave., Portland, OR

Attendees got the chance to see Airbnb’s local offices in action and learn about their Create, Learn, Play model as a team-centered organization. Visit included a tour of the location and a Q&A panel made up of employees from Customer Service, Trust & Safety, Public Policy, and Engineering departments. 

Thursday, April 27th 2017 at 9:30 AM

 1501 SW Jefferson St., Portland, OR

Attendees took an exclusive tour and discovered the variety of career opportunities behind the scenes of Portland's local NBC affiliate. They learned about KGW's internship program and how they can be apart of their award-winning studio.


Wednesday, January 25th 2017 at 12:30 PM

1400 SW 5th Ave., Portland, OR

Students of all majors were invited to get an exclusive look at this world-renowned company with over 165 million active users interfacing with 1 billion listings! Dedicated to creating an ambitious and inclusive workplace, eBay employees talked about their positions and the diverse career pathways that have brought them there. 


Thursday, November 17th 2016 at 12:00 PM 

17200 SE Mill Plain Blvd. Suite 200, Vancouver, WA

Attendees received a tour, job shadow, short presentation, and lunch at the Vancouver office of one of the world's largest third party logistics providers. 


Thursday, October 13th 2016 at 10:00 AM 

1945 SE Water Ave., Portland, OR

Attendees were provided an exclusive look into the inner working of OMSI, with the opportunity to meet and hear from professionals about what they do and how one can start a career in this industry.  Visit included information about OMSI's Engagement Research & Management and Museum Education departments.  

Friday, November 6th 2015 at 11:00 AM 

22990 NW Bennett St., Hillsboro, OR

Attendees were able to meet the staff and get a behind-the-scenes look into this Oscar-nominated stop-motion animation studio with a reputation of turning everyday objects into characters with
dimension and soul.


Wednesday, November 4th 2015 at 2:00 PM 

224 NW 13th Ave., Portland, OR

Attendees were able to meet the staff and get a behind-the-scenes look into this independent, creatively driven agency with a global presence.