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
19962nd LieutenantUnited States ArmyWA
2007Actuarial AnalystMillimanWA
2001Aerospace Systems EngineerNorthrup Grumman CorporationCA
2012Bridge DesignerTY Lin InternationalOR
1996Bridge EngineerWash State Department of TransportationWA
1997Captain PilotSky West AirlinesOR
1997Computer TechnicianApple Computer, Inc.CA
2006Computer TechnicianUnited States Postal ServiceWA
1996CPASnelson Companies, Inc.WA
1994Electrical Engineer / InstructorAT&T Corporation Retail Marketing & SalesWA
1997EngineerIn ControlMN
1998Finance DirectorMercedes-Benz of ChandlerAZ
2007Government Services SpecialistCollins Center for Public ManagementMA
2011Graduate Research AssistantGeorgia Institute of Technology Aerospace Systems Design LabOR
2008Graduate ResearcherUtah State UniversityWA
2009Graduate StudentJohns Hopkins UniversityMN
2004Graduate StudentUC DavisWI
1998Infrared Systems EngineerMillennium Engineering and Integration CompanyAZ
2001Lecturer of PhysicsPacific Lutheran UniversityWA
1997Legislative AssistantOregon StateOR
2006Marine EngineerElliott Bay Design GroupWA
1995Marketing CoordinatorQuest Membership ServicesWA
2002Med PhysicistSun Nuclear InsuranceFL
1996Nuclear EngineerPuget Sound Naval ShipyardWA
2006Nuclear Trained OfficerDepartment of the NavyNY
2012Office AssistantCPA FirmOR
2002PastorMount Si Lutheran ChurchWA
1996Program ManagerJanicki IndustriesWA
1997Project ManagerPalmer Electric Technology Energy ServicesMT
2000Real Estate BrokerLaPointe PropertiesWA
1995Refueling Engineer / Nuclear EngineerPuget Sound Naval ShipyardAP
1996Research TechnicianSTI OptronicsWA
1999Research & Development EngineerNumonyx (San Jose, CA)ID
2004Sales EngineerPERI Formwork Systems, Inc.WA
2004San Diego - Postdoctoral ResearcherUniversity Of CaliforniaCA
2001ScientistUC IrvineCA
1996Senior Electrical Systems EngineerLear CorporationMI
1998Software Design EngineerLSI Logic Corp.CO
1998Software EngineerHoneywellHI
1998Software EngineerSeven Simple MachinesWA
2010Sparx AssistantMetropolitan Parks DistrictWA
2004Senior StatisticianUniversity of California - San FranciscoCA
2000Structural EngineerJRR Engineering / Edmonds, WashingtonWA
2000Graduate StudentUniversity of Colorado Boulder / Ph.D. Aerospace Engineer
2002Student, M.D.UW Medical SchoolWA
1998Systems Admin.Univ. of Nebraska-LincolnNY
2006TeacherOliver M Hazen High SchoolWA
1996TeacherAmerican International School in CyprusWA
2012Teaching AssistantVirginia TechWA
2008Teaching Asst & Grad StudentAuburn UniversityWA
2002Technical Services Assistant, LibraryWartburg Theological SeminaryWA
2003Term Assistant Professor of DevelopmentUniversity of AlaskaAK