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What Are PLU Alumni Doing With Their Majors?

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Environmental Studies

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.

Class Job Title Employer State
2000Accounting StaffA&H Stores, Inc.WA
2012Administrative AssistantFrank GalloWA
2006AM Retail LeadPacific Lutheran UniversityWA
2012Associate Environmental ScientistMWHAK
2001Assistant PrincipalBaltimore City Public SchoolsMD
2003Associate ProfessorUniversity of WashingtonCO
2011BlockFest CoordinatorAmeriCorpsOR
2006BM3United States Coast GuardWA
2010BotanistNorthstarWA
2007Cooking Matters Senior CoordinatorCare & Share Food BankCO
2012Corps MemberEarthCorpsWA
2004CPA CandidatePacific Lutheran UniversityWA
2004Department CommanderDisabled American VeteransWA
1999Director of African and African American StudiesLoyola University in MarylandMD
2005Director of Community Engagement and ServicePacific Lutheran UniversityWA
2000Energy & Sustainability ManagerRecreational Equipment, Inc.WA
2000Engineering TechnologistAspect ConsultingWA
2012English Teacher (in China)English First DaqingWA
1999Environmental Consultant Project ManagerMed Tox NorthwestWA
2002Environmental Health DirectorIsland CountyWA
2005Environmental Health TechnicianThurston CountyWA
2005Environmental ScientistWhite Shield, Inc.WA
2003Estimator / Project ManagerAbsher Construction CompanyWA
2012Field Camp ManagerThe Glacier InstituteMT
2004Fire TechnicianUnited State Forest ServiceMT
2009Fisheries Biological TechnicianUnited States Coast GuardMT
2003ForesterOregon Department of ForestryOR
2004Forestry TeacherUnited States ArmyWA
2005General ContractorSelf EmployedGA
2010Graduate Student - EducationMontana State University, BozemanMT
2012Green Transportation InternSierra Club North Star ChapterMN
2002Hospice Prog MgrEvergreen HealthcareWA
2002Interpretive NaturalistOregon State ParksOR
2008Land StewardNisqually Land TrustWA
2001LawyerMessina Bulzomi Attorneys at LawWA
2011Legal AdvocateSojourner Family Peace CenterOR
2011Lutheran Volunteer CorpsEl Centro de la RazaOR
2005NaturalistNorthwest Trek (Eatonville)PA
2004Operations AssociateThe NW Network of BTLG Survivors of AbuseWA
2009Operations SupervisorPacific Lutheran UniversityWA
2000Orthopedic Surgery CoordinatorChildren's Hospital and Regional Medical CenterWA
2006Outreach CoordinatorColumbia Slough Watershed CouncilOR
2005Outreach CoordinatorConservation NorthwestWA
2003Outreach SpecialistWorldwatch InstituteWI
2006Park RangerPortland Parks and RecreationOR
2005Private ArtistSelf EmployedCO
2012ProcessorTrident SeafoodsWA
2003Program AssistantFred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center FoundationWA
2000Program ManagerWA Department of Natural ResourcesWA
2012Project Coordinator of the ADHD Corrections ProjectDelaware Center for JusticeDE
2006Public Information Officer / Admin.Franklin Pierce School District #402WA
2011ResearcherIowa State UniversityMN
2009Sales RepresentativeThe Beer EssentialsWA
2008Sanitation and Safety Specialist / Health InspectorState of FloridaFL
2004Science TeacherSylvester Middle SchoolWA
2004Senior Analyst (Watershed Scientist)The Cadmus GroupCO
2007Staff ScientistAmerican Earth and EnvironmentalWA
2010TeacherPacific Lutheran UniversityWA
2001TeacherForest Charter SchoolCA
2004Teacher, Soccer coachPuyallup School DistrictWA
2012Technical InternPacific Northwest National LaboratoryWA
2002Water Quality SpecialistHood Canal Salmon Enhancement GroupWA
1999Water Quality TechnicianCity of TacomaWA
2012Women's LaCrosse CoachPacific Lutheran UniversityWA