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.

ClassJob TitleEmployerState
19956th Grade TeacherMcKnight Middle SchoolWA
1997Acquisitions CoordinatorPacific Lutheran UniversityWA
2008ACT Recovery SpecialistTrilogy Behavioral HealthcareIL
2010Administrative AssistantAMR Insurance, LLCWA
1998Admissions CounselorS.I.T. Graduate InstituteMA
2002AIMMedina Public SchoolWA
1996Area Director / Central City TacomaYoung LifeWA
2002Associate Brand ManagerMcCain Foods USAIL
1995Associate PastorHoly Spirit Lutheran ChurchWA
2001Associate PastorRiver of Life MinistriesWA
2001Assistant PrincipalBaltimore City Public SchoolsMD
1997Buyer / Admin. OfficerDotgolf.comOR
2001Campus PastorTrinity Lutheran CollegeWA
2002Cancer Wellness NurseOrthoCarolinaNC
1998Case ManagerPrimera Blue CrossWA
2005Chairman / CEONorthwestern Community AdvocatesWA
1999Clinical TherapistMental Health FacilityMI
2008Clinical Information ManagerSt. Clare HospitalWA
2006Clinical Research CoordinatorCharles River LaboratoriesWA
1999Community Liaison1010 Development CorporationWA
2007Community Mental Health WorthThe Salvation Army (B.C., Candada)BC
1997DeaconSt John Fisher ChurchOR
2004DevelopmentEarly Music AmericaWA
2007Director of Administration, Office of the PresidentPacific Lutheran UniversityWA
2007Director of Marketing and SalesInsernio's SausageWA
2009Director of Outreach / Event PlanningMalibu Family WineCA
2008Director of Youth & Family MinistriesMt. Olive Lutheran Church-Plymouth, MNWA
2004Director of Youth and Family MinistriesOur Savior Lutheran ChurchCA
2010Director of Youth MinistriesUniversity Congregational ChurchMT
2005Discipleship CoordinatorMount Cross Lutheran ChurchWA
1998EditorCode PublishingWA
2012Education Outreach AssistantWashington State Holocaust Education Resource CenterWA
2005English TeacherYangzoa Polytechnic CollegeWA
2004Environmental ConsultingDelta ConsultantsWA
2009ESL TeacherESL ParkWA
1997Executive ProducerStep by Step Family Support CenterNY
2006Executive DirectorAmericans for TransitDC
1996Family CounselorIndependent Counseling ServiceWA
2012Family Nurse PractitionerBigfork Family PracticeMT
2008Field Administration AssistantOutback Therapeutic ExpeditionsKS
2009Field ArchaeologistTel Aviv University (Israel)ND
2007Financial Aid AdminPacific Lutheran UniversityWA
2007Fiscal TechnicianWashington State University, SpokaneWA
2006Graduate StudentYale UniversityMT
2004Graduate StudentGraduate Theological Union, BerkeleyID
2011Guest Services DirectorLake Waubesa Bible CampWI
2000High School TeacherGerman High School
2008HR CoordinatorOrganic People, Inc.CO
2003HR Functional ConsultantSunGard Higher EducationWA
2012HR Support AssistantAberdeenshire Council
1999Individual ConsultantTeachers Insurance & Annuity Association of AmericaWA
2012Inside SalesCascade CapitalWA
2006Interim Youth Ministry AssistantOur Savior's Lutheran ChurchWA
1998Lead Family Resources CoordinatorBoyer Children's ClinicWA
2005Masters StudentTrinity Lutheran SeminaryCA
2001Med Social WorkerKaiser PermanenteCA
1999Mediation Coordinator / Certified MediatorPierce County Center for Disputer ResolutionWA
2000MissionaryFood for the Hungry InternationalWA
1995National Account ManagerFranke Coffee SystemsID
2006Nutrition TeacherWashington State UniversityWA
2010Office ManagerImpact Sports AcademyWA
2008Operations AssistantUniversity Of WashingtonWA
2000Operations ManagerQuail Capital Corp.WA
2010OrganizerService Employees International Union Local 775NWWA
2008OTAInfinity RehabWA
2009Outreach CoordinatorEarth MinistryWA
2000OwnerCross Financial ManagementOR
2000OwnerDiamond Concrete Products, LLCWA
2010Para EducatorAcademy for Precision LearningWA
2010ParalegalPerkins CoieWA
1996Parish AdminTrinity ParishWA
2001PastorAloha Metropolitan Community ChurchHI
2003PastorFirst Christian Church of HelenaIN
1998PastorFirst Lutheran Church in Rochelle, ILIL
1999PastorLuther Seminary, St PaulAZ
2002PastorMt Olive Lutheran ChurchWA
2005PastorPacific Lutheran Theological Seminary (Berkeley, California)OH
1998PastorSt. Paul Evangelical Lutheran ChurchOR
1995ProfessorUniversity of Notre DameIA
2002Program AdminNorthwest LeadershipWA
2005Program Director - ColoradoSky Ranch Lutheran CampCO
2001Project ManagerBender Chaffey Building CorporationWA
1997Project SuperintendentSerengeti EnterprisesOR
2004Quality Assurance EngineerTableau SoftwareWA
2001RecruiterACS - A Xerox CompanyIL
1998Redevelopment PastorPierce County AIDS FoundationWA
2009Research AssistantCandler School of Theology, Emory UniversityGA
2006Resident Physician in Obstetrics and GynecologyMercy Health PartnersMI
2011Residential CounselingMonroe Harding, IncTN
2006Respiratory Care TechnicianSt. Joseph HospitalWA
2007Senior ConsultantAppitoWA
2002Senior Marketing CoordinatorGallagher Benefit Services, Inc.WA
1997Senior PastorFirst Presbyterian ChurchOK
2000Senior PastorGrays Harbor Foursquare ChurchWA
2005Show Operations CoordinatorHBA RetroOR
2011Site DirectorYMCA of Pierce and Kitsap CountiesWA
2004Special Education TeacherSeattle Public SchoolsWA
2001Staffing ConsultantExpress PersonnelWA
2010Graduate StudentLuther Seminary SchoolMN
1997Graduate StudentSeattle University School of LawIL
2001Graduate StudentThe Grad. Theological UnionWA
2006Student Employment CoordinatorUniversity of Puget SoundWA
1996Student / Master of Arts (lay)Luther SeminaryWA
2000TeacherBillings School DistrictMT
2010TeacherGarry Middle SchoolWA
1999TeacherUniversity Of SyracuseNY
2003Theology TeacherJesuit High SchoolCA
1997Trainer / ConsultantBoise State UniversityID
2005TranslatorFort LewisWA
2000Underwriting TechnicianSea Bright InsuranceWA
2010VolunteerOregon Health & Science UniversityWA
2012Young Adult in Global MissionEvangelical Lutheran Church in America
2012Youth Ministry CoordinatorPuyallup First Presbyterian ChurchWA