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Los Angeles Resources

Los Angeles-Specific Job Search Websites

Targeting Companies in Los Angeles

On the following page you’ll find a list of employers headquartered in Los Angeles and other major Los Angeles companies.  If you’d like to create a more targeted list of Los Angeles-specific companies based on your career interests, use the following tips and resources.


Connecting with Wake Forest Alumni

On the following page you’ll find a list of companies where recent WFU Alumni have landed jobs (2004-2011 grads).  Use the following tips and resources to locate and connect with alumni in your career field of interest.

  • Make a profile and join the following groups: WFU Alumni in Los Angeles, WFU Career Connectors
  • Reach out to the WFU Los Angeles Alumni Club:


Los Angeles Housing Locators

Major Los Angeles Companies

The following list of companies reflects national or    international companies headquartered in Los Angeles, local companies, and boutique firms with offices in Los Angeles.

Major/Local Employers



Capital Group

Cheesecake Factory

DirecTV Group

Hilton Hotels

Kaiser Permanente

KB Home

Loring Ward


MDFC Holding (Dole)

Northrop Grumman

Platinum Equity

Southern California Edison

Trader Joe’s

The Walt Disney Company

Advertising, Marketing, and Public Relations

Bender/Helper Impact

Davis-Elen Advertising

Inter/Media Advertising

mPRm  Public Relations

Finn Partners

Biotechnology and Science

American Research & Testing

Biodiscovery Inc


Genzyme Genetics

Impact Sciences

Molecular Express Inc

Synergent Biochem

Truesdail Laboratories


Financial Institutions

Bank of the West

Cathay Bank

City National Bank

East West Bank

Union Bank of California


Law Firms

Gibson Dunn & Crutcher

Latham & Watkins

Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith

O’Melveny & Myers

Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton


Los Angeles Times




KMEX (Univision)





Braille Institute of America

Catholic Charities of LA

Children’s Institute

Front Porch

Motion Picture & Television Fund

Rand Corp

YMCA of Metro Los Angeles

Staffing Agencies


Helpmates Staffing Services

Kforce Professional Staffing


Volt Services Group


Where WFU Alumni Work in LA

The following list is a sampling of companies where recent WFU Alumni have landed jobs from 2004-2011.

CBS Television City

Mercer Consulting

New Line Cinema

Precision Biologics

Staubach Company (real estate)

Teach for America

University of California Health Systems

Vincentian Service Corps West