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
20091st LieutenantUnited States ArmyWA
1998Academic AdvisorUniversity of WashingtonCA
2006Accounting OfficeHarmsen & AssociatesWA
2006Acting Assistant Professor, PhilosophyUniversity of WashingtonWA
2010Administrative CoordinatorPierce CountyWA
2008Admissions CounselorThe News SchoolNY
2012Assistant Director for AdvancementUniversity of WashingtonWA
1995Assistant Professor, Department of PhilosophyUniversity of Alaska, AnchorageAK
2000Associate Attorney (Trial Lawyer)Law Offices of Larson, Berg and PerkinsWA
2004AssociateButt Thornton & Baehr PCNM
2001Assistant Attorney GeneralState of Washington Attorney GeneralOR
1997AttorneyCairncross and HempelmannWA
1994AttorneyMacDermid Liebert & Morgan, PSWA
2007AttorneyCenter for Democracy & Technology (CDT)DC
1990AttorneyKantor Taylor McCarthyWA
1995AttorneyPaul R. Gary & AssociatesOR
2012CoachLongview School DistrictWA
2010Communications SpecialistPacific Lutheran UniversityWA
2006Content ResearcherOnviaWA
1996Customer SpecialistCTWA
1997DirectorCatholic Charities Housing ServicesWA
2010Director of Youth MinistriesUniversity Congregational ChurchMT
2009Education & Training CoordinatorTree HouseWA
1993Emergency PhysicianHarrison HospitalWA
2006Faculty Research AssistantOregon State UniversityOR
2004Financial Advisor and AssociateThe Nemec Financial Group (Cannataro & Associates)NY
2006General ManagerPublick CafeMT
2010Grad Student - Counseling PsychologyNorthwest UniversityWA
2002Graduate StudentRutgers UniversityNY
1990High School TeacherWenatchee School District No 246WA
1995Jewelry ManufacturerAlea Mari & Co. - Jewelers / ManufacturersAZ
2002Locational Rehab ConsultantCareer HorizonsWA
2005Masters StudentLund UniversityWA
2008Operations AssistantUniversity of WashingtonWA
1998PastorSt. Paul Evangelical Lutheran ChurchOR
2005Police DepartmentCity of BoiseID
1993Principal ConsultantNorthwest CadenceWA
1998Private InvestigatorFlint and AssociatesWA
1995Psychiatry ResidentUniversity of WashingtonNH
2006Public Information Officer / Admin.Franklin Pierce School District #402WA
2007Science TeacherFranklin Pierce High SchoolWA
1993Software DeveloperTieto
1996Spanish TeacherLawton Public SchoolsOK
1994Staff PhysicianMontana State University, BozemanMT
1994Graduate StudentAgricultural University of NorwayWA
1998Graduate StudentTulane University Medical SchoolCA
1991Graduate StudentUniversity of Dayton School of LawCA
1993TeacherDayton Public SchoolsOH
2001TeacherPeace CorpsOR
1994TeacherRoseberg Middle SchoolOR
1999TeacherUniversity of SyracuseNY
1997Visiting Assistant Professor of ClassicsPacific Lutheran UniversityWA
2000WriterTompkins-Heindel PublicationsWA