Career Connections

What Are PLU Alumni Doing With Their Majors?

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A PLU education can lead many places by equipping you with invaluable experiences and excellent intellectual skills. Your future career may or may not directly relate to your major. Check out what alumni are doing with their major and begin to explore the possibilities.

ClassJob TitleEmployerState
20062nd Grade Teacher, Oakbrook ElementaryClover Park School DistrictWA
19974th Grade TeacherSylvan Union School DistrictCA
19975th Grade TeacherCharles Wright AcademyWA
2012Academic TutorFederal Way Public Schools AmericorpsWA
2008Account RepresentativeR.J. Young CompanyTN
2003Account RepresentativeRockTenn Recycling and Waste SolutionsOR
1997Acquisitions CoordinatorPacific Lutheran UniversityWA
1996Administration and BookkeepingDoty, Beardsley Rosengren & Co.WA
2002Administration CoordinatorPacific Market InternationalWA
2009Administrative Director and Tap Dance TeacherDuvall Performing ArtsWA
2012AgentCombined InsuranceIA
2011ApprenticeFour Seasons DesignWA
1995ArchaeologistCity of Port AngelesWA
2002ArchaeologistSnoquamish TribeWA
2000Assistant Director of DevelopmentKEXPWA
1998Assistant RegistrarBrooklyn MuseumWA
2010Associate Product TesterParker Services, IncWA
1998Attorney2nd Judicial Circuit Public Defender's Office (Tallahassee)FL
2000AttorneyGordon & Polscer LLCOR
2001AviatorUnited States Army AviationCO
2007Care CoordinatorPeace CorpsWA
2002Case ManagerElderHealth NorthwestWA
2003Case Manager (Social Services)Metropolitan Development CouncilWA
2009Case ManagerDepartment of Family and Children ServicesCA
1996Certified Language Arts TeacherKey Peninsula Middle SchoolWA
2002CounselorProfessional Network IncFL
2010CounselorSocial Treatment Opportunity ProgramWA
1999Design ConsultantMadeline Gaje DesignWA
2010Development Info SpecialistPacific Lutheran UniversityWA
1995DirectorAuburn Small Business CenterWA
2004Director, Business Development & ResearchCross-Cultural Consulting ServicesKS
2008ELCA Pastor / Mission DeveloperCastle Pines MissionCO
2010Eldercare Resource CoordinatorA Place For MomWA
2010Employee Relations RepresentativeVolt Work Force SolutionsWA
2000Environmental ContractorCentennial ContractorsWA
2000Executive DirectorSeattle Community Law CenterWA
2005Family MattersHope Community Resources, Inc.AK
1997Family Support Specialist / Child Care AssistantPerinatal Treatment ServicesWA
1996Fifth grade teacherMinor Elementary - Gwinnett County SchoolsGA
1999Firefighter / ParamedicEast Pierce Fire & RescueWA
2006German to English translatorGerman Language ServicesWA
2008Graduate StudentUniversity of California-DavisCA
1998Grants & Agreements ManagerState of WashingtonDC
2011Groundskeeper IIPacific Lutheran UniversityWA
2011Instructional AssistantKyrene del Norte Elementary SchoolAZ
2012Instructor and Teaching AssistantUniversity of IdahoID
1997Juvenile Rehab. Residential CounselingMaple Lane Sch. DSHS / JRAWA
2002Learning & Development ConsultantMicrosoftWA
2009Licensed Personal BankerJP Morgan Chase & CoWA
2003ManagerAllied Group Inc.WA
1998Medical StudentPikeville College School of OsteopathicWA
2011Molecular Technologist IGenelexWA
2009Mortgage BankerSterling Savings BankWA
1996Museum CuratorU.S. Department of the Interior-Bureau of Land ManagementUT
2006MusicianLutheran Volunteer Corp.WA
2000NurseMadigan Army Medical CenterWA
1996Office ManagerClinical Psychology AssociationWA
2005Office WorkerPacific Lutheran University: Student EmploymentWA
1998Operations ManagerIkea, SeattleWA
2008Operations OfficerUfosa Foundation
2000OrganizerGreen CorpsWA
2005Paleoanthropology StudentUniversity of MissouriCT
2010Para-LegalMontgomery Scarp MacDougall, PLLCWA
1995Park ArcheologistBryce Canyon National ParkUT
2003PCCC1Child Study and Treatment CenterWA
1997PhysicianUniversity of Stavanger Hospital
2002Platoon LeaderUnited States ArmyWA
1995PresidentKAW, Inc., Big Town Hero Area DevelopmentOR
1996Program CoordinatorWestern Washington UniversityWA
2001Program CoordinatorProvidence St. Peters HospitalWA
2004Program DirectorSidney Public Schools AdministrationMT
1996Program ManagerDSHS - Division of Developmental DisabilitiesWA
2005Program / Project ManagerThe Boeing CompanyWA
2007Psychiatric Child Care CounselorDepartment of Social & Health ServicesWA
1999Quality Assurance SpecialistNational Cancer Institute Cancer Information ServiceVA
2012Reading TutorAmericorpsWA
2000Research AssistantUS-China Business CouncilCA
2005Resolution ServicesPay PalNE
2011Resource Development TeamPlymouth Housing GroupWA
1998Resource TeacherAnaheim City School DistrictWA
2000School CounselorSunset High SchoolOR
2005Senior Evaluations AdministratorPacific Lutheran UniversityWA
2003Social and Health Program ConsultantDSHS, Home and Community ServicesWA
2003Student MA / Research AssistantOhio State UniversityWA
2001TeacherFranklin Pierce School District #402WA
2001Vice PresidentFluid Marketing StrategiesOR
2006WriterSelf EmployedWA
2009Youth Program Case ManagerREACHWA