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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
Job Title
Employer
State
2007
10th Grade English Apprentice Teacher
Overland High School
CO
1995
5th Grade Tchr./Gifted Educ. Spec.
Chapel Hill School District
NC
2003
6th Grade Teacher
Lighthouse Christian School
WA
2004
9th Grade Teacher
Calys Junior High
WA
2011
Account Executive
Zones Incorporated
WA
2010
Account Manager
digital.forest
WA
2006
Accounting Office
Harmsen & Associates
WA
2004
Adjunct Music Instructor
Trinity Lutheran College
WA
2009
Administrative and Communications Spec
Pacific Lutheran University
WA
1998
Admissions Counselor
S.I.T. Graduate Institute
MA
2008
Advisor
Pacific Lutheran University
MD
1995
agent
Select Home and Loan
WA
2005
Americorps Member
Metropolitan Development Council
WA
2007
Angel Network
Tacoma-Pierce Co Chamber Of Commerce
WA
1996
Antique Dealer
Life of Riley Antiques
CA
1996
Area Director/Central City Tacoma
Young Life
WA
2010
Army
Medical Consultants Network, Inc.
WA
1996
Art Teacher
Bethel School District #403
ID
2000
Artist
Solid Data Systems
NY
1999
Assistant Editor
Johns Hopkins University Press
MD
2001
Assistant Editor
Stocks & Commodities Magazine
WI
1995
Assistant Prof
Ball State University
WA
2008
Assistant to Senior Asthetic Advisor
Chihuly, Inc.
WA
1999
Associate Dean of General Studies
ITT
CA
1995
Associate Pastor
Holy Spirit Lutheran Church
WA
2005
Association Management Administrator
AG Development Group, Inc.
WA
2003
Asst Mktg Mgr
HDR Engineering, Inc.
WA
2001
Asst Prof
Mills College
CA
2008
Asst. to the Dir.-NW Ctr for Holocaust, Genocide, Ethnocide
Woodring College
WA
1998
Attorney
K&L Gates
WA
2005
Attorney
Law Office of Matthew S. Cameron
MA
2005
Attorney
Microsoft Corporation
WA
1998
Atty.
Kenyon Disend PLLC
WA
2009
Banker
KeyBank
WA
2008
Barista
Ketchikan Coffee Company
AK
2005
Bilingual Legal Advocate
YWCA Pierce County
WA
2002
Branch Service Associate
Rainier Pacific Bank
WA
2001
Broker Asst
CRC Insurance Services
WA
2009
Career Counselor
Self Employed
CA
2010
Career Development Assistant
University Of Washington, Tacoma
WA
2012
Cashier
76 Station
WA
1995
Chief Marketing Officer
Zoom Vacations
IL
2012
Child Care Site Leader
YMCA of Pierce and Kitsap Counties
WA
2012
Childcare Counselor
Associated Recreation Council of Seattle
WA
1998
Children's Librarian
Unknown
WA
2008
Chiropractic Assistant
Family Chiropractic Center (Coos Bay, OR)
AZ
2000
Clinical Informatic Specialist
Madigan Army Medical Ctr
WA
2002
Clinical Nurse Specialist
Valley Medical Center
WA
2012
Communication and Marketing Intern
Camp Lutherwood Oregon
OR
2010
Communication Arts Teacher
Bethel School District #403
WA
2001
Communications Assist/Mang Editor
KCTS Television
WA
2002
Communications Dir
The Olympian
WA
2010
Communications Intern
Sanctuary for Health and Reconnection to Animals and Nature
WA
2011
Constituent Engagement Officer
Pacific Lutheran University
WA
2004
Consultant
SS&C Technologies, Inc.
WA
1999
Consultant/President
Colorado Conflict Consulting
CO
2006
Content Researcher
Onvia
WA
2002
Contracts Specialist
WA Dept. of Community Trade & Economic Development
WA
2007
Copywriter
Free Lance
NC
2002
Copywriter
Mutt Industries
OR
2012
Copywriter/Copy Editor/Marketing Asst/Mgr
Custom Bodies Fitness Inc.
CA
1996
Counselor
Lakeridge Middle School
WA
1998
Court Judicial Assistant--Division Clerk
Denver District Court
CA
1995
Creative Director
Zambezi Ink
CA
2008
Customer care
ACS
OR
2002
Customer Service Agent
Southwest Airlines
WA
2009
Customer service representative
Flex-plan services
WA
2000
Customer Support
ASIX
WA
2011
Customer Svc Rep
Xerox
WA
2011
Development Coordinator, Americorps
Tacoma/Pierce County Habitat for Humanity
WA
2000
Development Director
Upper Valley Waldorf School
VT
2003
Development Specialist
Tacoma Lutheran Retirement Community Foundation
WA
1999
Dir of Programs
Social Venture Partners International
WA
2001
Director of Development
Dead Gentlemen Productions
WA
2005
Discipleship Coordinator
Mount Cross Lutheran Church
WA
2005
Dispatcher
Icon Materials
WA
2011
Divisional Sales Associate/All Depts
Macy's Inc.
WA
2003
Documentatoin Specialist/Cnslt
Microsoft Anti-Piracy Services, via Strong-Bridge LLC
WA
2010
Domestic Violence Protection Order Advocate
King County Prosecuting Attorney
WA
2009
Donor Referral Coordinator
SightLife
WA
2002
Editor in Chief
Sustainable Style Fndn.
OR
2001
Educator
Eastlake High School
WA
1997
Elem Sch Couns
Desert Sage Elementary School
ID
2003
English as a Second Language Teacher
LCI Kids Club
OR
2012
English Faculty
Northwest Indian College
WA
2010
English Instr
Ranger College
TX
1996
English Instr
Seattle Community College District
WA
2008
English Instructor
CDI Holdings
WA
1999
English Professor
Saint Mary's College
WA
1999
English Professor
US Military Academy at West Point
NY
2005
English Tchr
Pacific Lutheran University
WA
2007
English Teacher
Peninsula High School
WA
2000
English Teacher
Ponderosa High School
CA
2003
English Teacher
Puyallup School District
WA
2011
English Teacher
Washington High School
WA
2004
English, Speech, & Drama Tchr
Highwood School
MT
2002
English/SAT Prep Teacher
Ivy League School
WA
2000
Environ Health Coord
Alaska Department of Fish & Game
AK
1995
Environmental Reporter
San Diego Union Tribune
CA
1995
ESL Tchr
Peace Corps
DC
1996
ESL Teacher
Elite Language School
OR
1997
Estate Planning Attorney
Inslee Best Attorneys at Law
WA
2011
Field Consultant, Extended Evening Program Coordinator
University Of Chicago
IL
2001
Film Maker
Paizo, LLC
WA
2001
Financial Assistant
City of Camas
WA
2009
Financial Service Specialist
DSHS
WA
2010
Founding Lead Kindergarten Teacher
TEAM Charter Schools (Newark, NJ)
NJ
2001
Fourth Grade Teacher
Sumner School Dist
WA
2001
Free-lance Editor
Self Employed
MN
2005
Freelance Writer
Academia Research
WA
1999
Free-lance Writer
National Seafood Educators
WA
2012
Front Desk Administrative Assistant
United Retirement National
WA
2004
General Manager
Tanglewood Grill
WA
2001
Gift Officer
University Of Oregon
OR
2004
Gift Officer- Annual Giving
Pacific Lutheran University
WA
1998
Grad Student
Grad Student
MN
2009
Grad Student
University Of Virginia
WA
2002
Grad. Student
Rutgers Univ.
NY
2012
Graduate Asst for Academic Initiatives
San Diego State University, Residental Education Office
CA
2004
Graduate Student
Graduate Theological Union, Berkeley
ID
2004
Graduate Student
University of Pennsylvania
WA
1996
graduate teaching assistant
University of Arizona
WY
2001
Grant Writer and Data Analysis
Los Angeles School District
WA
1998
Graphic Designer
Unknown
WA
2011
Guest Services Director
Lake Waubesa Bible Camp
WI
1998
Home Maker
Home Maker
ID
1999
Homemaker
Homemaker
CO
1999
Homemaker
Homemaker
WA
2000
Homemaker
Homemaker
CA
2000
Homemaker
Self
IL
2008
Hostess
Marzano's
WA
2000
Human Resources Mgr
Home Depot
WA
1996
Humanities Teacher
Tacoma School of the Arts
WA
1996
Immigration Law Clerk
Unknown
CO
1999
Instructor
Mohawk Valley Community College
NY
2010
Instructor
Sias International University
2007
Interior Designer
Maggie Rose
WA
1996
IT Poject Manager
Slalom Consulting
WA
2003
Junior High School Teacher
Sumner School District
WA
2012
JVC Volunteer
Jesuit Volunteer Corps
WA
2005
Laborer
Westmark Products Inc
WA
1995
Landscape Architect
National Park Service
WA
1995
Law
Schwabe Williamson & Wyatt
OR
1995
Lawyer
Sacramento County Public Defenders Off
CA
2005
Lawyer
Unknown
NY
2005
Legal Assistant
Law Office of James L. Holman
WA
2000
Legal Asst
Washington Attorney General's Office
WA
1997
Legal Counsel
Washington State Senate
WA
1996
Librarian
Rio Vista Library
CA
2009
Librarian
Wendt Commons Library
MT
1996
Library Assistant Circulation
The Evergreen State College
WA
2008
Library ll -Youth Services
Cumberland County Public Library & Information Center
NC
2006
Litigation Associate
Hawley Troxell
ID
2002
Locational Rehab Consultant
Career Horizons
WA
2004
MA in Cinema Studies Candidate
University of Bristol
WA
2010
Magical Drudge
Stevens Pass Ski Area
WA
2004
Manager
Car Wash
WA
2005
Marketing Assistant
Parenting Press
MN
2002
marketing projet mnger
Noteworld
WA
1995
Marketing Specialist
Nike Inc.
CA
2005
Masters Student, Education
Pacific Lutheran University
WA
2005
Masters Student, Education
University of Phoenix
WA
2005
Masters Student, Education
Western Washington University
WA
2002
Math Teacher
Bethel School District #403
WA
2007
Mental Health Therapist
Seamar
WA
2005
Metadata Specialist
Pacific Lutheran University
WA
2011
MFA Instructor
University of Phoenix
WA
2006
MFA Outside Experience Coordinator
Pacific Lutheran University
WA
1996
Mgr, Mfg
Perseus Books Group
CO
2003
Middle School Teacher
Oakland, CA
CA
1997
Mktg Mgr
Seattle Arts & Lectures
OR
1996
Mktg. Proj. Mgr.
NoteWorld Servicing Center
WA
2002
Mktg./PR
Flying Pie Pizzeria
ID
2012
Native English Teacher
Jeollonamdo Office of Education
OR
1999
Office Manager
Star Physical Therapy
WA
2009
Outreach Coordinator
Emergency Feeding Program
MT
2001
Owner/Manager
Family Owned Glass Shop Business
WA
2011
Page
Pierce County Library System
WA
2003
Painter-watercolorist
Painter-Watercolorist
CA
2009
Paraoptometric
Lakeland Vision Clinic
WA
2002
Part-Time Faculty and Instructional Technician
Pierce College - Fort Steilacoom
WA
1998
Pastor
First Lutheran Church in Rochelle, IL
IL
2001
Ph.D Student/Grad Teaching Assoc
Ohio State University
WA
2009
Pharmacy Assistant
Bridgeport Pharmacy
WA
2004
Physical Therapist
French Education
OR
2007
Poet Laureate
Washington State Poet Laureate
WA
2001
Police Detective
Unknown
OR
1995
PR & Communications
Greater Seattle Chamber of Commerce
WA
2009
Preeschool Teacher
A Child's Time
WA
2006
President
ARC Horizons, Inc.
WA
2011
President
The Write Angle, Inc.
NY
2004
Prevention Program Manager
MADD Massachusetts
WA
1999
Principal
La Canada High School
CA
1995
Principal Public Events Manager
UC Davis Department of Music
CA
2007
Product Designer
YouSendIt
CA
2007
Professor of Creative Writing
University Of Nebraska
NE
2003
Program Assistant
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Foundation
WA
2010
Program Assistant
Pacific Lutheran University
OR
2012
Program Coordinator
Boys & Girls Clubs of South Puget Sound
WA
2008
Program Coordinator
Pacific Lutheran University
WA
2007
Program Director
Luther Heights Bible Camp
MN
2010
Project Manager
Fenwick Publishing Group Inc.
WA
2010
Promotions Coord
Warm 106.9 FM
WA
2003
Public Affairs Specialist
Self-employed
VA
1996
Purchasing & Sales
Applied Digital Imaging
WA
2012
Read2Me Program Specialist
Tacoma Community House
WA
2012
Reading Tutor
Americorps
WA
2005
Real Estate Agent
Unknown
MA
2003
Regional Sales Manager
Advanced Interactive Services
WA
2001
regional sales rep.
Baldurs Kaffe
WA
2005
Registrar Coord
DeVry University
WA
2011
Research Assistant
Montana State University, Bozeman
MT
2002
Research Associate
The Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health
MD
1996
Research Asst
Audrey Eyler
WA
2011
Resource Coordinator
Comminities in Schools of Puyallup
OR
2006
Reverend
Unknown
WA
2003
Rsch Proj Coordinator/Asst
John Jay College of Criminal Justice, NYC
LA
2011
Sales Associate
Home Depot
WA
2010
Sales Associate
Walmart
WA
2007
Senior Governmental Affairs Consultant
Gordon Thomas Honeywell Malanca Peterson & Daheim PLLC
WA
1997
Senior Planner
Land-Use Planning & Finance ECONorthwest
OR
2009
Senior Writer for Marketing & Development
Whitworth University
WA
2004
Server
Vino Ristorante
WA
2004
Spanish Teacher
P.S. 284 Lew Wallace School
NY
2009
Spec Educ Tchr
Schmitz Park Elementary
WA
2005
Sr Account Exec
IEM, Inc.
NC
2000
Sr Admissions Couns/Asst Dir of Admissions
Warner Pacific College
OR
2006
Sr Assoc
PriceWaterhouseCoopers, LLP
WA
1996
Sr Dir of User Experience
Amazon.com
WA
2003
Staff Trainer
Crystal Mountain
CO
2007
Strategist Account Mgr
Rusty George Design
WA
2008
Student
Graduate School
MT
2003
Student, Education
Pacific Lutheran University
MN
2002
student, mstrs in publishing
Emerson College
NH
2005
Student, Special Ed Program
University of Arizona
2011
Subscriptions Manager
Norwegian-American Weekly
WA
2001
subsitute teach
Clover Park
WA
2007
Substitute Teacher
Franklin Pierce School District
OR
2006
Substitute Teacher
Sylvan Learning Center
CA
2002
Supv of Rule Writers
State Of Washington
WA
2003
Tchr
Giaudrone Middle School
WA
2004
Teacher
Bethel Junior High
WA
2007
Teacher
Bethel School District #403
WA
1998
Teacher
Gloria Dei Lutheran School
IN
2002
Teacher
Issaquah or Lake Washington School District
WA
2005
Teacher
Mat-Su Borough School District
AK
2004
Teacher
McGill University
PA
1999
Teacher
Ouray Cnty R-2
CO
1997
teacher
Tacoma Public School Dist
WA
1996
Teacher
Tacoma Public Schools
WA
2006
Teacher
Tacoma School District
WA
2010
Teacher
WSU
WA
2002
Teacher, English, Secondary
Clover Park School District
WA
2000
Teacher, Middle School Drama
Rowe Midle School
OR
2009
Teacher/Coach
North Thurston Public Schools
WA
1996
Teacher/English
Hockinson High School
WA
1996
teacher/football coach
Lakes High School in Lakewood, WA
WA
2006
teaching
NOVA
WA
2001
Teaching Assistantship
Western Washington University
PA
2012
Till
Round Table Pizza
WA
2008
Trade Book Buyer
Pacific Lutheran University
WA
2006
Tutor
Pi Plus Tutors
WA
2010
Tutor at Bates Technical College
Northwest Leadership Foundation
WA
2012
Underwriter
Liberty Mutual Insurance
OR
2011
Unknown
Asian Counseling Center
WA
2002
Unknown
Austin Presbyterian Seminary
TX
2009
Unknown
Hamlin Graduate School
MN
2010
Unknown
Turner Construction
WA
1998
unknown
University of Washington Tacoma
WA
2000
unknown
Washington High School
WA
2012
Vet Corps Representative
Americorps
WA
1995
Video Producer
Concordia Publishing House
WA
2012
Visitor Services Assistant
Museum of Flight
WA
2010
VISTA
Corporation for National and Community Service
CA
2007
Volunteer
Americorps
MT
2011
Waitress
The Haven Pub
WA
2003
Warehouse Worker
Ted Lansing Co
WA
2010
Writer
Multnomah Arts Center
OR
2004
Writer
Rampion Books
WA
2009
Writer and Teacher
Free Lance
CA
2008
Writing Center Coordinator
Monroe Community College
NY
2000
Writing Instructor
Montana State University, Bozeman
MT
1999
Youth Director
Peace Lutheran Church
WA
2010
AmeriCorps
CO
2009
AmeriCorps/Tacoma Rescue Mission
UT
2003
Asia Pacific Environment Exchange
OR
2003
Autistic Adults (non-profit)
WA
2000
Everett Community College
WA
2009
Farmer's Market
NY
2007
Fast Girl Skates
WA
1996
Graham - Kapowsin
WA
1997
Microsoft Corporation
WA
2001
Narrows Plaza Bowl
WA
2005
Parametrics
WA
2009
Peace Community Center
WA
1999
Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium
WA
1997
Skagit Cnty. Community Action
AZ
2002
Starbucks Coffee Company
WA
1998
University of Colorado at Denver
CO
1995
Wizards of the Coast
WA
2006
Yellowbook USA
WA
1996
YMCA of the Rockies
CO

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