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
2006AnalystColumbia AnalyticalWA
2000Application EngineerCambridgeSoft CorporationWA
1995Assistant Professor, Dept. of PhilosophyUniversity of Alaska, AnchorageAK
2011Associate ChemistEli Lily (Indianapolis)IN
1995Associate ProfessorWhitworth UniversityWA
1996Associate Professor of ChemistryCollege of St Benedict / St Johns UniversityMN
2000Assistant ProfessorPoint Loma Nazarene UniversityCA
2003Central Issue Facility / Quality ControlJoint Base Lewis-McChordWA
2003Chemistry and Bio Defense AnalystBooz, Allen & HamiltonVA
1997ChemistKing County Environ. LabWA
2003Chemistry TeacherSpanaway Lake High SchoolWA
1998Chemistry / Biotech Patent ExaminerUS Patent and Trademark OfficeVA
2005Clinical DietitianOverlake Hospital Medical CenterWA
1997Computer TechnicianApple Computer, Inc.CA
1997DentistJ Chris Bock DMD PLLCWA
2001DentistScott W. Stewart, DMD PllcWA
1999DermatologyGroup Health CooperativeWA
1995Director of Teaching and LearningClover Park School DistrictWA
2000Doctor of Pediatric MedicineCannon Falls Medical CenterMN
2002EducatorBellevue Community CollegeAK
2011Environmental ChemistEmerald Services Inc.WA
2000Environmental Laboratory ScientistKing County Environmental LabWA
2007ESL InstructorKaplanWA
1999FacultyMontana State University, BozemanMT
1997FirefighterCity of FlagstaffAZ
1998GastroenterologistBrooke Army HospitalVA
1998Geologist / OwnerSouth Fork GeosciencesWA
1995Graduate StudentUniversity of TexasCA
2004Graduate StudentUniversity of ConnecticutMI
2012Graduate Student FellowUniversity Of OregonMT
2012Graduate Teaching FellowUniversity Of OregonOR
2012Hotel ManagerDarshan RandhawaWA
2001IT Specialist 4Washington Dept. of RevenueWA
2008Medical StudentFeinberg School of Medicine Northwestern UniversityIL
2007PhD CandidateUniversity Of Washington, BothellVA
2006PhD StudentYale UniversityCT
2003Psychiatry ResidentUniversity Of ConnecticutMA
1996PhysicianStanford University HospitalCA
2001PhysicianFamily PracticeWA
2000PhysicianPuget Sound Surgical CenterWA
1995PhysicianUnited States NavyWA
1998Postdoctoral FellowInstitute for Systs BiologyWA
2012Production Chemist InternTCI AmericaOR
2000Project Manager PharmacyUniversity of TexasWA
2012Remediation Engineer in Chemical QualityHospira Inc.WA
2012Research and Development LeadPocock Racing ShellsWA
2007Research AssistantMetagenics, Inc.WA
2003Research AssociateFederal Reserve BankCA
1999Research ChemistDuPontDE
2012Research Scientist / Engineer AssistantUniversity Of WashingtonWA
2010Research Health Scientist Specialist, Research CoordinatorU.S. Department of Veterans Affairs 31WA
1998Science TeacherCurtis Junior HighWA
2010Science Teacher - High SchoolAuburn School District No. 408WA
2006Senior Research AssociateGileadWA
1996Specialty AnalyticalEnvironmental ScienceOR
1995Senior Analytical ChemistPioneer AmericasWA
2003Student, Ph.D. Organic ChemistryUniversity of Rhode IslandCT
1998Systems AdministratorUniv. of Nebraska-LincolnNY
2012TA while attending Graduate SchoolOregon State UniversityWA
2011Teaching AssistantNorthern Arizona UniversityWA
2010Teaching / Research AssistantUniversity Of Washington, BothellWA
2010Temporary EmployeeTelecommunication SystemsWA
2003United States Army Health Care RecruiterUnited States MilitaryWA
1998Utilities & Environmental ManagerCity of WenatcheeWA
2007Youth Program Assistant CoordinatorLake Middle School- Mi Casa Resource centerWA