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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
1993Accounts ManagerDHL Global ForwardingWA
1995Assistant Director / International ProgrammingLinfield CollegeOR
1984Bilingual Special Education TeacherWashington Middle SchoolWA
2007Cataloging SpecialistPacific Lutheran UniversityWA
1981CPA Tax ManagerBurkhart Dental Supply Co.WA
1982Curator of Special Library Collections, ArchivistPacific Lutheran UniversityWA
2008Development AssociateNordic Heritage Museum FoundationWA
1999Director of Corporate PartnershipsVirginia Mason FoundationWA
1998Elementary TeacherLake Washington School DistrictWA
1984Executive DirectorPlateau Outreach Ministries, Inc.
1995Instructional Assistant / CNAHood River County School District (Hood River, OR)OR
1990Interior DesignerCaryn Ruud Interior DesignWA
2002International Student AdvisorWestern Oregon UniversityNY
2011Legal AdvocateSojourner Family Peace CenterOR
1998Manager - ContractsJohn Holland Pty Ltd.
1979NurseCascade Regional Blood ServicesWA
1987OwnerBilly Maple Tree's Gift ShopMN
2003Project ManagerHarb Engineering Inc.WA
1994Public Relations DepartmentYodogawa Christian Hospital
2009Sales RepresentativeThe Beer EssentialsWA
1991Security Broker Investment RepresentativeEdward JonesCT
1986Ski Tour OperatorSnow ToursWA
1992Senior Client Services SpecialistManagement Research GroupME
1996Senior Manager, IT OperationsDendreon Corp.WA
2011Support Shift PlannerGordon Trucking Inc.WA
1999TeacherAnacortes School DistrictWA
1998TeacherSchool District 91ID
2010Transcript SpecialistDoyon Universal ServicesAK
1988Web SpecialistZumobiesWA