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.

Class Job Title Employer State
2012Administrative AssistantPacific Lutheran UniversityWA
1991Administrative Coordinator for VolunteersGroup HealthWA
1993Assistant City AttorneyCity of LakewoodWA
1991Assistant ProfessorUniversity of Angers
1999Associate Dean of General StudiesITTCA
2002Assistant Branch ManagerSterling Savings BankWA
1999AttorneyCatholic Relief ServicesMD
2009Baker / Office AssistantAmeriCorpsMT
1991Community Relations CoordinatorRegence BlueShieldWA
2002Congressional InternAdam SmithWA
1997ConsultantSlalom ConsultingWA
1999CoordinatorDepartment of State (Costa Rica)
1999Director of African and African American StudiesLoyola University in MarylandMD
2003Documentation Specialist / ConsultantMicrosoft Anti-Piracy Services, via Strong-Bridge LLCWA
1999EconomistBureau of Labor StatisticsVA
2001Elementary School TeacherTacoma School District 10WA
2008Employment Case ManagerAmeriCorpsWA
2003English Teacher (Global Communications Department)Bunkyo Women's University - HiroshimaIN
2004English TeacherSainte Luce sur Loire (France)
2010ESL TeacherJaeyeun-Yachayuan Kinder SchoolWA
2012ESL Teacher - (Spain)CIEEWA
1998Family PhysicianValley Baptist Family PracticeOR
2003French TeacherBremerton School DistrictWA
1995Graduate StudentUniversity of TexasCA
1997HR DirectorDeloitte
1993Independent Artist / Pottery InstructorSelf EmployedMN
1999InstructorMohawk Valley Community CollegeNY
1998Interior Design ConsultantBella DesignsOR
2008Medical StudentFeinberg School of Medicine Northwestern UniversityIL
1995Middle School French TeacherVancouver School DistrictWA
1993Mission Advocate for Hunger / Poverty / PeacemakingPresbytery of the PacificCA
1993Museum DirectorDenver Firefighters MuseumCO
1997NurseRady Hospital-San DiegoMD
2003Outreach SpecialistWorldwatch InstituteWI
1994ParalegalKing County Prosecutor's OfficeWA
2007Partner and ShareholderFirmani & Associates, Inc.WA
2002Part-Time Faculty and Instructional TechnicianPierce College - Fort SteilacoomWA
2007PastorPrairie Star MinistriesMN
2007Pediatric Nurse PractitionerPotomac Valley PediatricsWA
2004Physical TherapistFrench EducationOR
2005Pierce County Reg Field OrganizerMARL Pro-Choice WashingtonWA
2002Production ManagerA & K Mailing ServiceCO
1998Project CoordinatorUniversitat Oberta de Catalunya
2001Project ManagerWaggener Edstrom WorldwideWA
1997Physical TherapyGood Samaritan Community ServicesWA
2009Real Estate BrokerNorth Pacific PropertiesWA
1997RNChildren's Hospital and Reg Medical CenterWA
1994RNUniv. of Montana / Curry Health CenterMT
2011Sales & Marketing CoordinatorKONG TVWA
1997Sales RepresentativeAmerican Woodmark CoWA
1994Science TeacherChimacum High SchoolWA
1997Senior PastorFirst Presbyterian ChurchOK
1997Social WorkerState of WashingtonWA
1997Senior Manager of MarketingFortisphereMA
2006Store ManagerStarbucks Coffee CompanyWA
2007Substitute TeacherFranklin Pierce School DistrictOR
2008TeacherAbu Dhabi Education CouncilWA
2000TeacherAuburn School DistrictWA
2001TeacherOrange High SchoolNJ
2001Teleservice RepresentativePoint Defiance ZooWA
2010Temporary EmployeeTelecommunication SystemsWA
2007Tenant Services CoordinatorWright Runstad & CompanyWA
2007Web ManagerUniversity of the PacificCA