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.

Class;sortableJob Title;sortableEmployer;sortableState;sortable
200710th Grade English Apprentice TeacherOverland High SchoolCO
19955th Grade Tchr./Gifted Educ. Spec.Chapel Hill School DistrictNC
20036th Grade TeacherLighthouse Christian SchoolWA
20049th Grade TeacherCalys Junior HighWA
2011Account ExecutiveZones IncorporatedWA
2010Account Managerdigital.forestWA
2006Accounting OfficeHarmsen & AssociatesWA
2004Adjunct Music InstructorTrinity Lutheran CollegeWA
2009Administrative and Communications SpecPacific Lutheran UniversityWA
1998Admissions CounselorS.I.T. Graduate InstituteMA
2008AdvisorPacific Lutheran UniversityMD
1995agentSelect Home and LoanWA
2005Americorps MemberMetropolitan Development CouncilWA
2007Angel NetworkTacoma-Pierce Co Chamber Of CommerceWA
1996Antique DealerLife of Riley AntiquesCA
1996Area Director/Central City TacomaYoung LifeWA
2010ArmyMedical Consultants Network, Inc.WA
1996Art TeacherBethel School District #403ID
2000ArtistSolid Data SystemsNY
1999Assistant EditorJohns Hopkins University PressMD
2001Assistant EditorStocks & Commodities MagazineWI
1995Assistant ProfBall State UniversityWA
2008Assistant to Senior Aesthetic AdviserChihuly, Inc.WA
1999Associate Dean of General StudiesITTCA
1995Associate PastorHoly Spirit Lutheran ChurchWA
2005Association Management AdministratorAG Development Group, Inc.WA
2003Asst Mktg MgrHDR Engineering, Inc.WA
2001Asst ProfMills CollegeCA
2008Asst. to the Dir.-NW Ctr for Holocaust, Genocide, EthnocideWoodring CollegeWA
1998AttorneyK&L GatesWA
2005AttorneyLaw Office of Matthew S. CameronMA
2005AttorneyMicrosoft CorporationWA
1998AttorneyKenyon Disend PLLCWA
2009BankerKeyBankWA
2008BaristaKetchikan Coffee CompanyAK
2005Bilingual Legal AdvocateYWCA Pierce CountyWA
2002Branch Service AssociateRainier Pacific BankWA
2001Broker AsstCRC Insurance ServicesWA
2009Career CounselorSelf EmployedCA
2010Career Development AssistantUniversity Of Washington, TacomaWA
2012Cashier76 StationWA
1995Chief Marketing OfficerZoom VacationsIL
2012Child Care Site LeaderYMCA of Pierce and Kitsap CountiesWA
2012Childcare CounselorAssociated Recreation Council of SeattleWA
1998Children's LibrarianUnknownWA
2008Chiropractic AssistantFamily Chiropractic Center (Coos Bay, OR)AZ
2000Clinical Informatic SpecialistMadigan Army Medical CtrWA
2002Clinical Nurse SpecialistValley Medical CenterWA
2012Communication and Marketing InternCamp Lutherwood OregonOR
2010Communication Arts TeacherBethel School District #403WA
2001Communications Assist/Managing EditorKCTS TelevisionWA
2002Communications DirectorThe OlympianWA
2010Communications InternSanctuary for Health and Reconnection to Animals and NatureWA
2011Constituent Engagement OfficerPacific Lutheran UniversityWA
2004ConsultantSS&C Technologies, Inc.WA
1999Consultant/PresidentColorado Conflict ConsultingCO
2006Content ResearcherOnviaWA
2002Contracts SpecialistWA Dept. of Community Trade & Economic DevelopmentWA
2007CopywriterFree LanceNC
2002CopywriterMutt IndustriesOR
2012Copywriter/Copy Editor/Marketing Asst/MgrCustom Bodies Fitness Inc.CA
1996CounselorLakeridge Middle SchoolWA
1998Court Judicial Assistant--Division ClerkDenver District CourtCA
1995Creative DirectorZambezi InkCA
2008Customer careACSOR
2002Customer Service AgentSouthwest AirlinesWA
2009Customer service representativeFlex-plan servicesWA
2000Customer SupportASIXWA
2011Customer Svc RepXeroxWA
2011Development Coordinator, AmericorpsTacoma/Pierce County Habitat for HumanityWA
2000Development DirectorUpper Valley Waldorf SchoolVT
2003Development SpecialistTacoma Lutheran Retirement Community FoundationWA
1999Director of ProgramsSocial Venture Partners InternationalWA
2001Director of DevelopmentDead Gentlemen ProductionsWA
2005Discipleship CoordinatorMount Cross Lutheran ChurchWA
2005DispatcherIcon MaterialsWA
2011Divisional Sales Associate/All DeptsMacy's Inc.WA
2003Documentation Specialist/ConsultantMicrosoft Anti-Piracy Services, via Strong-Bridge LLCWA
2010Domestic Violence Protection Order AdvocateKing County Prosecuting AttorneyWA
2009Donor Referral CoordinatorSightLifeWA
2002Editor in ChiefSustainable Style Fndn.OR
2001EducatorEastlake High SchoolWA
1997Elem School CounselorDesert Sage Elementary SchoolID
2003English as a Second Language TeacherLCI Kids ClubOR
2012English FacultyNorthwest Indian CollegeWA
2010English InstructorRanger CollegeTX
1996English InstructorSeattle Community College DistrictWA
2008English InstructorCDI HoldingsWA
1999English ProfessorSaint Mary's CollegeWA
1999English ProfessorUS Military Academy at West PointNY
2005English TeacherPacific Lutheran UniversityWA
2007English TeacherPeninsula High SchoolWA
2000English TeacherPonderosa High SchoolCA
2003English TeacherPuyallup School DistrictWA
2011English TeacherWashington High SchoolWA
2004English, Speech, & Drama TchrHighwood SchoolMT
2002English/SAT Prep TeacherIvy League SchoolWA
2000Environ Health CoordinatorAlaska Department of Fish & GameAK
1995Environmental ReporterSan Diego Union TribuneCA
1995ESL TeacherPeace CorpsDC
1996ESL TeacherElite Language SchoolOR
1997Estate Planning AttorneyInslee Best Attorneys at LawWA
2011Field Consultant, Extended Evening Program CoordinatorUniversity Of ChicagoIL
2001Film MakerPaizo, LLCWA
2001Financial AssistantCity of CamasWA
2009Financial Service SpecialistDSHSWA
2010Founding Lead Kindergarten TeacherTEAM Charter Schools (Newark, NJ)NJ
2001Fourth Grade TeacherSumner School DistWA
2001Free-lance EditorSelf EmployedMN
2005Freelance WriterAcademia ResearchWA
1999Free-lance WriterNational Seafood EducatorsWA
2012Front Desk Administrative AssistantUnited Retirement NationalWA
2004General ManagerTanglewood GrillWA
2001Gift OfficerUniversity Of OregonOR
2004Gift Officer- Annual GivingPacific Lutheran UniversityWA
1998Grad StudentGrad StudentMN
2009Grad StudentUniversity Of VirginiaWA
2002Grad. StudentRutgers Univ.NY
2012Graduate Asst for Academic InitiativesSan Diego State University, Residential Education OfficeCA
2004Graduate StudentGraduate Theological Union, BerkeleyID
2004Graduate StudentUniversity of PennsylvaniaWA
1996Graduate Teaching AssistantUniversity of ArizonaWY
2001Grant Writer and Data AnalysisLos Angeles School DistrictWA
1998Graphic DesignerUnknownWA
2011Guest Services DirectorLake Waubesa Bible CampWI
1998Home MakerHome MakerID
1999HomemakerHomemakerCO
1999HomemakerHomemakerWA
2000HomemakerHomemakerCA
2000HomemakerSelfIL
2008HostessMarzano'sWA
2000Human Resources ManagerHome DepotWA
1996Humanities TeacherTacoma School of the ArtsWA
1996Immigration Law ClerkUnknownCO
1999InstructorMohawk Valley Community CollegeNY
2010InstructorSias International University
2007Interior DesignerMaggie RoseWA
1996IT Project ManagerSlalom ConsultingWA
2003Junior High School TeacherSumner School DistrictWA
2012JVC VolunteerJesuit Volunteer CorpsWA
2005LaborerWestmark Products IncWA
1995Landscape ArchitectNational Park ServiceWA
1995LawSchwabe Williamson & WyattOR
1995LawyerSacramento County Public Defenders OffCA
2005LawyerUnknownNY
2005Legal AssistantLaw Office of James L. HolmanWA
2000Legal AsstWashington Attorney General's OfficeWA
1997Legal CounselWashington State SenateWA
1996LibrarianRio Vista LibraryCA
2009LibrarianWendt Commons LibraryMT
1996Library Assistant CirculationThe Evergreen State CollegeWA
2008Library ll -Youth ServicesCumberland County Public Library & Information CenterNC
2006Litigation AssociateHawley TroxellID
2002Locational Rehab ConsultantCareer HorizonsWA
2004MA in Cinema Studies CandidateUniversity of BristolWA
2010Magical DrudgeStevens Pass Ski AreaWA
2004ManagerCar WashWA
2005Marketing AssistantParenting PressMN
2002Marketing Project ManagerNoteworldWA
1995Marketing SpecialistNike Inc.CA
2005Masters Student, EducationPacific Lutheran UniversityWA
2005Masters Student, EducationUniversity of PhoenixWA
2005Masters Student, EducationWestern Washington UniversityWA
2002Math TeacherBethel School District #403WA
2007Mental Health TherapistSeamarWA
2005Metadata SpecialistPacific Lutheran UniversityWA
2011MFA InstructorUniversity of PhoenixWA
2006MFA Outside Experience CoordinatorPacific Lutheran UniversityWA
1996Mgr, MfgPerseus Books GroupCO
2003Middle School TeacherOakland, CACA
1997Mktg MgrSeattle Arts & LecturesOR
1996Mktg. Proj. Mgr.NoteWorld Servicing CenterWA
2002Mktg./PRFlying Pie PizzeriaID
2012Native English TeacherJeollonamdo Office of EducationOR
1999Office ManagerStar Physical TherapyWA
2009Outreach CoordinatorEmergency Feeding ProgramMT
2001Owner/ManagerFamily Owned Glass Shop BusinessWA
2011PagePierce County Library SystemWA
2003Painter-watercoloristPainter-WatercoloristCA
2009ParaoptometricLakeland Vision ClinicWA
2002Part-Time Faculty and Instructional TechnicianPierce College - Fort SteilacoomWA
1998PastorFirst Lutheran Church in Rochelle, ILIL
2001Ph.D. Student/Grad Teaching AssocOhio State UniversityWA
2009Pharmacy AssistantBridgeport PharmacyWA
2004Physical TherapistFrench EducationOR
2007Poet LaureateWashington State Poet LaureateWA
2001Police DetectiveUnknownOR
1995PR & CommunicationsGreater Seattle Chamber of CommerceWA
2009Preschool TeacherA Child's TimeWA
2006PresidentARC Horizons, Inc.WA
2011PresidentThe Write Angle, Inc.NY
2004Prevention Program ManagerMADD MassachusettsWA
1999PrincipalLa Canada High SchoolCA
1995Principal Public Events ManagerUC Davis Department of MusicCA
2007Product DesignerYouSendItCA
2007Professor of Creative WritingUniversity Of NebraskaNE
2003Program AssistantFred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center FoundationWA
2010Program AssistantPacific Lutheran UniversityOR
2012Program CoordinatorBoys & Girls Clubs of South Puget SoundWA
2008Program CoordinatorPacific Lutheran UniversityWA
2007Program DirectorLuther Heights Bible CampMN
2010Project ManagerFenwick Publishing Group Inc.WA
2010Promotions CoordinatorWarm 106.9 FMWA
2003Public Affairs SpecialistSelf-employedVA
1996Purchasing & SalesApplied Digital ImagingWA
2012Read2Me Program SpecialistTacoma Community HouseWA
2012Reading TutorAmericorpsWA
2005Real Estate AgentUnknownMA
2003Regional Sales ManagerAdvanced Interactive ServicesWA
2001Regional Sales Rep.Baldurs KaffeWA
2005Registrar CoordinatorDeVry UniversityWA
2011Research AssistantMontana State University, BozemanMT
2002Research AssociateThe Johns Hopkins University School of Public HealthMD
1996Research AsstAudrey EylerWA
2011Resource CoordinatorComminities in Schools of PuyallupOR
2006ReverendUnknownWA
2003Rsch Proj Coordinator/AsstJohn Jay College of Criminal Justice, NYCLA
2011Sales AssociateHome DepotWA
2010Sales AssociateWalmartWA
2007Senior Governmental Affairs ConsultantGordon Thomas Honeywell Malanca Peterson & Daheim PLLCWA
1997Senior PlannerLand-Use Planning & Finance ECONorthwestOR
2009Senior Writer for Marketing & DevelopmentWhitworth UniversityWA
2004ServerVino RistoranteWA
2004Spanish TeacherP.S. 284 Lew Wallace SchoolNY
2009Spec Educ TchrSchmitz Park ElementaryWA
2005Sr Account ExecIEM, Inc.NC
2000Sr Admissions Couns/Asst Dir of AdmissionsWarner Pacific CollegeOR
2006Sr AssociatePriceWaterhouseCoopers, LLPWA
1996Sr Dir of User ExperienceAmazon.comWA
2003Staff TrainerCrystal MountainCO
2007Strategist Account MgrRusty George DesignWA
2008StudentGraduate SchoolMT
2003Student, EducationPacific Lutheran UniversityMN
2002Student, Masters in PublishingEmerson CollegeNH
2005Student, Special Ed ProgramUniversity of Arizona
2011Subscriptions ManagerNorwegian-American WeeklyWA
2001Substitute TeacherClover ParkWA
2007Substitute TeacherFranklin Pierce School DistrictOR
2006Substitute TeacherSylvan Learning CenterCA
2002Supv of Rule WritersState Of WashingtonWA
2003TeacherGiaudrone Middle SchoolWA
2004TeacherBethel Junior HighWA
2007TeacherBethel School District #403WA
1998TeacherGloria Dei Lutheran SchoolIN
2002TeacherIssaquah or Lake Washington School DistrictWA
2005TeacherMat-Su Borough School DistrictAK
2004TeacherMcGill UniversityPA
1999TeacherOuray County R-2CO
1997teacherTacoma Public School DistWA
1996TeacherTacoma Public SchoolsWA
2006TeacherTacoma School DistrictWA
2010TeacherWSUWA
2002Teacher, English, SecondaryClover Park School DistrictWA
2000Teacher, Middle School DramaRowe Middle SchoolOR
2009Teacher/CoachNorth Thurston Public SchoolsWA
1996Teacher/EnglishHockinson High SchoolWA
1996teacher/football coachLakes High School in Lakewood, WAWA
2006teachingNOVAWA
2001Teaching AssistantshipWestern Washington UniversityPA
2012TillRound Table PizzaWA
2008Trade Book BuyerPacific Lutheran UniversityWA
2006TutorPi Plus TutorsWA
2010Tutor at Bates Technical CollegeNorthwest Leadership FoundationWA
2012UnderwriterLiberty Mutual InsuranceOR
2011UnknownAsian Counseling CenterWA
2002UnknownAustin Presbyterian SeminaryTX
2009UnknownHamlin Graduate SchoolMN
2010UnknownTurner ConstructionWA
1998unknownUniversity of Washington TacomaWA
2000unknownWashington High SchoolWA
2012Vet Corps RepresentativeAmericorpsWA
1995Video ProducerConcordia Publishing HouseWA
2012Visitor Services AssistantMuseum of FlightWA
2010VISTACorporation for National and Community ServiceCA
2007VolunteerAmericorpsMT
2011WaitressThe Haven PubWA
2003Warehouse WorkerTed Lansing CoWA
2010WriterMultnomah Arts CenterOR
2004WriterRampion BooksWA
2009Writer and TeacherFree LanceCA
2008Writing Center CoordinatorMonroe Community CollegeNY
2000Writing InstructorMontana State University, BozemanMT
1999Youth DirectorPeace Lutheran ChurchWA
2010AmeriCorpsCO
2009AmeriCorps/Tacoma Rescue MissionUT
2003Asia Pacific Environment ExchangeOR
2003Autistic Adults (non-profit)WA
2000Everett Community CollegeWA
2009Farmer's MarketNY
2007Fast Girl SkatesWA
1996Graham - KapowsinWA
1997Microsoft CorporationWA
2001Narrows Plaza BowlWA
2005ParametricsWA
2009Peace Community CenterWA
1999Point Defiance Zoo and AquariumWA
1997Skagit County Community ActionAZ
2002Starbucks Coffee CompanyWA
1998University of Colorado at DenverCO
1995Wizards of the CoastWA
2006Yellowbook USAWA
1996YMCA of the RockiesCO