Career Connections

What Are PLU Alumni Doing With Their Majors?

Check out the Career Connections Opportunities Board to view postings for jobs, internships and volunteer positions.

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
20042nd LieutenantUnited States ArmyWA
2000Account DirectorWundermanWA
2001Administrative AssistantOaktree Capital ManagmentCA
2009Administrative AssistantTacoma Community HouseFL
2011After-School TutorThe SpotCA
1997AnesthesiologistKaiser Permanente Medical GroupCA
2009Assistant DirectorLatin American and Caribbean StudiesWA
1997Assistant Professor of Hispanic StudiesPacific Lutheran UniversityWA
2006Assistant to the Associate ProvostPacific Lutheran UniversityWA
2012Associate Environmental ScientistMWHAK
2006Assistant Director of Student LifeUnification Theological SeminaryNY
2001Assistant ProfessorMills CollegeCA
1999AttorneyAguilar & Bobadilla, PCOR
2006Attorney, JAG CorpsUnited States Air ForceCO
2003Awards Show ManagerWieden and KennedyOR
2005Bilingual Legal AdvocateYWCA Pierce CountyWA
1999Bilingual Social WorkerAdult and Family ServicesOR
2010Campaign ManagerMarchexWA
2010Care CoordinatorMCPN Healthy Start ProjectCO
2007Case ManagerLifelong AIDS AllianceFL
2002Communications & Community Relations ManagerTacoma-Pierce County Health DepartmentWA
2001Communications and Arts TeacherBethel School District #403WA
1999Community Liaison1010 Development CorporationWA
2008ConciergeColumbia Hospitality Inc.WA
2001Congressional AideMA 1st Congressional DistrictMA
1996Co-Owner / Virtual AssistSteven Fulmer, IncOR
2000Cultural Diversity LiaisonCity of AuburnWA
2003Curriculum and Graduation AdministratorPacific Lutheran UniversityWA
2012Customer Service SpecialistWashington State Human Rights CommissionWA
1999Director, Sales & MarketingInternational Media DistributionWA
2002Educational Advisor CoordinatorInstitute of International Education (IIE)
2008Emerald Ridge High School - TeacherPuyallup School DistrictWA
2007English TeacherYangzhoba Polytechnic UniversityMI
2003Events AssociatePoint Defiance ZooWA
2002Export CoordinatorCostco Wholesale / International DivisionWA
2009Externship Service ExtenderIdaho State UniversityOR
2009Field OrganizerAmerican Civil Liberties New MexicoNM
2000Gen Manager World MissionHealing Waters InternationalKY
2000God Pause Editor / Communication AssistantLuther NW Theological SeminaryWA
2001Grant Writer and Data AnalysisLos Angeles School DistrictWA
2002Graphic ArtistLake Washington School DistrictWA
1998Head Softball CoachNewport High SchoolWA
2003HICAP Volunteer CoordinatorElder Law & AdvocacyCA
2012High School Spanish TeacherManhattan Christian High SchoolMT
2010Human ResourcesAlaska Airlines AAG, Inc.WA
2007InstructorUniversity of South CarolinaSC
2002Instructional AssistantHoover ElementaryCA
2010International Sales CoordinatorSeproTec Multilingual Solutions
2003International Mission Co-workerPresbyterian Church (USA)WA
2012JVC VolunteerJesuit Volunteer CorpsWA
2009Kindergarten TeacherBremerton School DistrictWA
2011Lutheran Volunteer CorpsEl Centro de la RazaOR
2012Management TraineeEnterprise Rent A CarWA
2012Merrill GardensKent School DistrictWA
2011MissionaryEast West MissionsTX
1999Music SpecialistSumner School DistrictWA
2012North Pacific Groundfish ObserverAlaskan Observers, IncWA
2005Office AdministratorSound Youth CounselingWA
2006OwnerLexas CompaniesWA
1998Owner / DesignerHum Designs JewelryWA
2010Pacific Crest Trail - OregonAmeriCorpsWA
1996PastorPacific Lutheran Theological SeminaryNY
1997Pediatric Intensive Care UnitSacred Heart Medical CenterWA
2001Pharmacy Doctorate StudentWashington State UniversityHI
2005Physician Resident- AnesthesiologyYale New Haven HospitalCT
2012Preschool TeacherKinder CareWA
2000PriestSt. Joseph Catholic ChurchOR
1995Principal Public Events ManagerUC Davis Department of MusicCA
1997Professor Director, Lundquist College of BusinessUniversity Of OregonOR
2011Program DirectorLa Raza Centro LegalWA
2002Program DirectorMetropolitan Organizations for PeopleCO
2009Program OfficerInstitute of International EducationCO
2008Programs CoordinatorSEIU United Service Workers WestWA
2004Project CoordinatorPhRMADC
2006Project Management - Micro Economics of CompetitivenessPacific InstituteWA
2012Referral CoordinatorHealth PointWA
1998Resource TeacherAnaheim City School DistrictWA
1996Sales and MarketingAlpacas of AmericaWA
2000Sales Manager- Cutco CutleryVector MarketingOR
1996School Social WorkerCascade View ElementaryWA
2000School CounselorSunset High SchoolOR
2001Second LieutenantUnited States ArmyWA
2004Senior Analyst (Watershed Scientist)The Cadmus GroupCO
2004Spanish & English Second Language High School TeacherBureau of Land ManagementWY
2004Spanish TeacherP.S. 284 Lew Wallace SchoolNY
1997Spanish TeacherRowlett High SchoolWA
2005Spanish TeacherSeattle Public SchoolsWA
2010Spanish Teacher / Soccer CoachAnnie Wright SchoolWA
2005TeacherOak Hills ElementaryOR
2009TeacherJeffco School DistrictCO
2004TeacherMarysville School DistrictWA
2010TeachingThe Fullbright ProgramWA
2004Trails WorkerNational Park ServiceWA
2011Tutor / MentorFederal Way AmericorpsWA
1997Urban Planner- Social WorkerAvalon HousingMI
2006Visiting Instructor of ESL and Hispanic StudiesPacific Lutheran UniversityWA
2009Visitor Services RepresentativeMuseum of GlassUT
2003Visual ArtistSelf-EmployedOR
2002VolunteerWitness for PeaceGA
2004Volunteer CoordinatorAmeriCorpsWA
2006Webinar Coordinator for TrainingVirtuosoWA
2008Women's Ultimate Frisbee CoachPacific Lutheran UniversityWA
2011Youth Action Team LeaderVolunteers of America Western WashingtonWA
2006Youth Ministry Intern & Budget AdministratorSouth Sound Church of ChristTX