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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
1995Assis. Dir/int'l prog. & stud. abr.Linfield CollegeOR
2012BartenderRestaurantWA
1984Bilingual Spec. Ed. Tchr.Washington Middle Sch.WA
2007Cataloging SpecialistPacific Lutheran UniversityWA
1992ClerkUS Postal SvcMT
1981CPA Tax MgrBurkhart 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 Sch DistWA
1998English teacher/JapanunknownCO
1984Executive DirectorPlateau Outreach Ministries, Inc.
1986Flight AttendantNorthwest Airlines, IncWA
1995Instructional Assistant / CNAHood River County School District (Hood River, OR)OR
1990Interior DesignerCaryn Ruud Interior DesignWA
2002International Student AdvisorWestern Oregon UniversityNY
1992Laborer, MasonViking MasonryWA
2011Legal AdvocateSojourner Family Peace CenterOR
1998Manager - ContractsJohn Holland Pty Ltd
1979NurseCascade Regional Blood ServicesWA
1987OwnerBilly Maple Tree's Gift ShopMN
2003Project ManagerHarb Engineering IncWA
1994Public Relations DepartmentYodogawa Christian Hospital
2009Sales RepresentativeThe Beer EssentialsWA
1991Security Broker Investment RepEdward JonesCT
1986Ski Tour OperatorSnow ToursWA
1992Sr Client Svcs SpecManagement Research GroupME
1996Sr Mgr, IT OperationsDendreon Corp.WA
2011Support Shift PlannerGordon Trucking Inc.WA
1999TeacherAnacortes School DistrictWA
1998TeacherSchool District 91ID
2010Transcript SpecDoyon Universal ServicesAK
1988Web SpecialistZumobiesWA
1990Office of Research University of WashingtonWA
2007Tacoma High Crew CoachMA