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Advice from Alumni

Alumni have shared information about the organization they work for, their background, how they got to where they are now and how their education from Carleton has prepared them. They share information about advanced degrees, internships, networking and more!

  • A placard image for media work Sarah Maris'85
    Created 27 October 2017; Published 7 November 2017
    Sarah A. Maris' 85 | Economics

    Sarah Maris '85 is a small business consultant and freelance web designer.

  • A placard image for media work Rolf Peters | Latin
    Published 10 November 2017
    Rolf Peters '86 | Latin

    Rolf Peters '86 is the CEO of AgMotion, Inc., a physical commodity trading company based in Minneapolis, MN.

  • A placard image for media work Herbert Fritch '73
    Published 16 November 2017
    Herbert Fritch '73

    Herbert Fritch '73 is the former President and CEO of a health care plan company, which is now called Cigna-HealthSpring.

  • A placard image for media work Stephanie_Watowich_Video
    Created 17 June 2016; Published 17 June 2016
    Stephanie Watowich '83 | Biology

    Stephanie Sampson Watowich, ‘83 is Professor of Immunology and Co-Director of the Center for Inflammation and Cancer at MD Anderson Cancer Center.

  • A placard image for media work Ernesto Cruz '01 | Media Studies and American Studies
    Published 22 June 2016
    Ernesto Cruz '01 | Media Studies and American Studies

    Ernesto Cruz '01 is a high school history teacher at The Latin School of Chicago.  He is also the Lead Curriculum Developer for the Global Studies courses.

  • A placard image for media work Chris Purdy Alumni Video
    Published 8 August 2014
    Chris Purdy '88 | Sociology/Anthropology Major

    Chris Purdy ’88, Vice President at DKT International, shares with you his background and work on International Development and International Advocacy... mainly the skills needed to do this type of work. He also talks about advanced degrees, when a good time is to pursue further education, and what type of degree to get. He talks about internships and the competitive nature of finding them, and lastly he touches on networking.

  • Studio Art & Art History
    Created 31 August 2013; Published 20 November 2013
    Arts Majors

    Carleton alumni who majored in studio art and art history discuss their career paths, the liberal arts skills they learned, and share advice on how recent grads can get jobs in their field(s).

  • Economics (et al.) Majors
    Created 31 August 2013; Published 21 November 2013
    Economics, Political Science, and International Relations

    Carleton alumni who majored in economics, political science, and international relations discuss their career paths, the liberal arts skills they learned, and share advice on how recent grads can get jobs in their field(s).

  • English Majors Video
    Created 31 August 2013; Published 20 November 2013
    English Majors

    Carleton alumni who majored in English discuss their career paths, the liberal arts skills they learned, and share advice on how recent grads can get jobs in their field(s).

  • English Majors
    Created 13 June 2014; Published 8 January 2015
    English Majors

    Hear from Carleton alum who are English majors.  They will speak about their current positions & career path, their liberal arts transferable skills, and what helps grads get jobs!

  • History Majors
    Created 13 June 2014; Published 8 January 2015
    History Majors

    Hear from Carleton alum who are History majors.  They will speak about their current positions & career path, their liberal arts transferable skills, and what helps grads get jobs!

  • French, German, Chinese - Language Majors
    Created 31 August 2013; Published 20 November 2013
    Language Majors

    Carleton alumni who majored in languages discuss their career paths, the liberal arts skills they learned, and share advice on how recent grads can get jobs in their field(s).

  • Latin American Studies Majors
    Created 31 August 2013; Published 21 November 2013
    Latin American Studies Majors

    Carleton alumni who majored in Latin American Studies discuss their career paths, the liberal arts skills they learned, and share advice on how recent grads can get jobs in their field(s).

  • Math & Computer Science Majors
    Created 31 August 2013; Published 20 November 2013
    Math & Computer Science Majors

    Carleton alumni who majored in math and computer science discuss their career paths, the liberal arts skills they learned, and share advice on how recent grads can get jobs in their field(s).

  • Philosophy Majors
    Created 31 August 2013; Published 20 November 2013
    Philosophy Majors

    Carleton Alumni who majored in Philosophy discuss their career paths, the liberal arts skills they learned, and share advice on how recent grads can get jobs in their field(s).

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