Alumni Career Paths

View alumni interviews by Major, Career Field, Organization, Entrepreneurial, or International career path.

Interviews by Major
Accounting
Joe Kurtis '87: Director of Retail Business Operations, Russell Investments
Art Olsen '77: President, Intellcia

Art
Lacey (Leffler) Wright '03: Marketing Director, Broadway Center for the Performing Arts
Kate Snow '03
: Designer, CLEVER°FRANKE 

Biology
Steve Bondi '94: Biologist/Ecologist and Lodge Owner, North Cascades Basecamp
Randy Murch '70: Assoc. Director of Research/Adjunct Professor, Virginia Tech; FBI

Business
Jennifer Graham '00: Founder, Cuddle Clones
Ross Heyman '09: Elementary School Teacher, Teach for America
Shannon Hughes '92: Marketing Communications Director, Weyerhaeuser
Joe Kurtis '87: Director of Retail Business Operations, Russell Investments
Jaclyn Pittenger '09: Recruiting Coord., Bankers Life and Casualty Company
Kelsey McKee '08: Business Consultant, Alvarez & Marsal Business Consulting
Pauline Seng '08: Business Systems Analyst, Google
Brett Veerhusen '08: Devel. Manager, blueEnergy; Captain, Castle Cape Fisheries
Mika Yasuo '06: Organization and Community Assistance Advisor, Peace Corps

For other Business alumni, visit the SBL's list of BLP Alumni.

Communication Studies
Meredith O'Neil '94: Owner, Springtime Farms & Snuggly Toes
Kristy Maddux, Ph.D. '01: Asst. Professor, Dept. of Communication, U. of Maryland

Computer Science
Dawn Umstot '84: Information Technology Operations Manager, Pierce County

Economics
Jessica Bruce '08: Small Enterprise Development Advisor, Peace Corps
Ross Heyman '09: Elementary School Teacher, Teach for America
Pauline Seng '08: Business Systems Analyst, Google

English
Cindy Hammel '02: Copywriter/Associate Creative Director
Kevin Nguyen '09: Co-editor, The Bygone Bureau; Moderator, I Can Has Cheezburger?
Jessica Singh '00: Solar Project Developer, Iberdrola Renewables
Mika Yoshida '99: Sea Otter Aquarist; Public Relations Admin. Coord., Monterey Bay Aquarium

Foreign Language/International Affairs
Kelsey McKee '08: Business Consultant, Alvarez & Marsal Business Consulting

International Political Economy
Sam Armocido '08: Staff Assistant, U.S. Senate Committee for the Budget
Jessica Bruce '08: Small Enterprise Development Advisor, Peace Corps
Cole Hardman '10: Development Associate, United Way of King County
Kevin Nguyen '09
: Co-editor, The Bygone Bureau; Moderator, I Can Has Cheezburger?
Rachel Moshier '09: International Visitor Program, The World Affairs Council

For other IPE alumni, search on "Alumni Update" in the IPE blog: ipeatups.blogspot.com

Math
Jennifer Graham '00: Founder, Cuddle Clones

Music
Elizabeth Wormsbecker '05: Operations/Artistic Coordinator, Seattle Symphony

For other Music alumni, visit the School of Music's Alumni Profiles

Natural Sciences
Wendy Hodges '98: Geographic Information Systems (GIS), ERO Resources

Politics and Government
Cat Fish '08: Scheduler/Legislative Correspondent, Congressman Adam Smith

For other P&G alumni, search on "Profile" in the P&G blog: upspolitics.blogspot.com

Psychology
Kit Clark '01: Genetic Counselor, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Dr. Wesley Jordan '74: Neuroscience Professor, St. Mary's College of Maryland
Laura '00 & Scott Schoeggl '99
: Co-owners, Wallflower Photography

Spanish
Brett Veerhusen '08: Devel. Manager, blueEnergy; Captain, Castle Cape Fisheries

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Interviews by Career Field

Advertising
Cindy Hammel '02: Copywriter/Associate Creative Director

Art
Laura '00 & Scott Schoeggl '99: Co-owners, Wallflower Photography
Kate Snow '03: Designer, CLEVER°FRANKE

Agriculture/Ranching
Meredith O'Neil '94: Owner, Springtime Farms & Snuggly Toes

Business - Entrepreneurial/Owner
Steve Bondi '94: Biologist/Ecologist and Lodge Owner, North Cascades Basecamp
Jennifer Graham '00: Founder, Cuddle Clones
Art Olsen '77
: President, Intellcia
Meredith O'Neil '94: Owner, Springtime Farms & Snuggly Toes
Scott Schoeggl '99: Co-owner and photographer, Wallflower Photography

Computers/High Tech
Wendy Hodges '98: Geographic Information Systems (GIS), ERO Resources
Kevin Nguyen '09: Co-editor, The Bygone Bureau; Moderator, I Can Has Cheezburger?
Art Olsen '77: President, Intellcia
Pauline Seng '08: Business Systems Analyst, Google
Dawn Umstot '84: Information Technology Operations Manager, Pierce County

Communications, PR, and Marketing
Shannon Hughes '92: Marketing Communications Director, Weyerhaeuser
Lacey (Leffler) Wright '03: Marketing Director, Broadway Center for the Performing Arts
Mika Yoshida '99: Sea Otter Aquarist; Public Relations Admin. Coord., Monterey Bay Aquarium

Consulting
Kelsey McKee '08: Business Consultant, Alvarez & Marsal Business Consulting
Art Olsen '77
: President, Intellcia

Design
Kate Snow '03: Designer, CLEVER°FRANKE

Education
Ross Heyman '09: Elementary School Teacher, Teach for America
Dr. Wesley Jordan '74: Neuroscience Professor, St. Mary's College of Maryland

Energy Resources
Brett Veerhusen '08: Devel. Manager, blueEnergy; Captain, Castle Cape Fisheries
Jessica Singh '00: Solar Project Developer, Iberdrola Renewables

Environmental Science
Wendy Hodges '98: Geographic Information Systems (GIS), ERO Resources
Jessica Singh '00: Solar Project Developer, Iberdrola Renewables

Finance
Joe Kurtis '87: Director of Retail Business Operations, Russell Investments
Jaclyn Pittenger '09: Recruiting Coord., Bankers Life and Casualty Company

Government
Sam Armocido '08: Staff Assistant, U.S. Senate Committee for the Budget
Cat Fish '08: Scheduler/Legislative Correspondent, Congressman Adam Smith
Rachel Moshier '09: International Visitor Program, The World Affairs Council
Randy Murch '70: Assoc. Director of Research/Adjunct Professor, Virginia Tech; FBI

Health Science
Kit Clark '01: Genetic Counselor, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Dr. Wesley Jordan '74: Neuroscience Professor, St. Mary's College of Maryland

Music
Elizabeth Wormsbecker '05: Operations/Artistic Coordinator, Seattle Symphony

Nonprofit Organizations
Jessica Bruce '08: Small Enterprise Development Advisor, Peace Corps
Cole Hardman '10: Development Associate, United Way of King County
Ross Heyman '09: Elementary School Teacher, Teach for America
Lacey (Leffler) Wright '03: Marketing Director, Broadway Center for the Performing Arts
Brett Veerhusen '08: Devel. Manager, blueEnergy; Captain, Castle Cape Fisheries
Mika Yasuo '06: Organization and Community Assistance Advisor, Peace Corps
Mika Yoshida '99: Sea Otter Aquarist; Public Relations Admin. Coord., Monterey Bay Aquarium

Personnel/Human Resources
Jaclyn Pittenger '09: Recruiting Coord., Bankers Life and Casualty Company

Science
Steve Bondi '94: Biologist/Ecologist and Lodge Owner, North Cascades Basecamp
Randy Murch '70: Assoc. Director of Research/Adjunct Professor, Virginia Tech; FBI
Mika Yoshida '99: Sea Otter Aquarist; Public Relations Admin. Coord., Monterey Bay Aquarium

Social Sciences
Jessica Bruce '08: Small Enterprise Development Advisor, Peace Corps
Mika Yasuo '06: Organization and Community Assistance Advisor, Peace Corps

Writing
Kevin Nguyen '09: Co-editor, The Bygone Bureau; Moderator, I Can Has Cheezburger?

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Interviews by Organization
Alvarez & Marsal Business Consulting
Bankers Life and Casualty Company
blueEnergy
Bygone Bureau
Broadway Center for the Performing Arts
Castle Cape Fisheries
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
CLEVER°FRANKE
Cuddle Clones
ERO Resources
FBI
Google
I Can Has Cheezburger?
Iberdrola Renewables
Intellcia
Monterey Bay Aquarium
North Cascades Basecamp
Peace Corps -- Kazakhstan
Peace Corps -- West Africa
Pierce County IT Operations
Russell Investments
Seattle Symphony
Springtime Farms & Snuggly Toes
St. Mary's College of Maryland
Teach for America
U.S. Congressman Adam Smith
U.S. Senate Committee for the Budget
United Way of King County
University of Maryland
Virginia Tech
Wallflower Photography
Weyerhaeuser
World Affairs Council

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Interviews with alumni pursuing various entrepreneurial activities
Steve Bondi '94: Biologist/Ecologist and Lodge Owner, North Cascades Basecamp
Jennifer Graham '00: Founder, Cuddle Clones
Cindy Hammel '02
: Copywriter/Associate Creative Director, freelance
Kevin Nguyen '09: Co-editor, The Bygone Bureau; Moderator, I Can Has Cheezburger?
Art Olsen '77
: President, Intellcia
Meredith O'Neil '94: Owner, Springtime Farms & Snuggly Toes
Laura '00 & Scott Schoeggl '99: Co-owners, Wallflower Photography
Brett Veerhusen '08: Devel. Manager, blueEnergy; Captain, Castle Cape Fisheries

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Interviews with alumni with international experience
Jessica Bruce '08: West Africa
Cindy Hammel '02: Dubai
Kelsey McKee '08: France
Kate Snow '03: Netherlands
Brett Veerhusen '08: Nicaragua
Mika Yasuo '06: Kazakhstan

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