Alumni Outcomes

Wartburg graduates find satisfying jobs and are admitted into top graduate and professional schools. Wartburg alumni can be found in all 50 U.S. states and over 70 foreign countries. Below is only a sample of the types of positions Wartburg graduates from the History Department have had in the past.


High Earning PotentialSample of Alumni Positions from the Past Five Years:

  • Ph.D. Student/Instructor of Social Studies, Boston University and Clark University, Boston, Mass.
  • English Teacher, Gong Hang Middle School, Seoul, South Korea
  • Field Representative, Verizon Wireless, Cedar Rapids
  • Intern, Embassy of the United States in Berlin, Germany
  • Loss Prevention Lead, Sears Holding Corp., Denver, Colo.
  • Graduate Student – Law
  • Peace Corps, Tanzania

Sample of Alumni Positions from the Past 10 Years:

  • Production Coordinator, Dallas Symphony Orchestra, Dallas, Texas
  • PSA/ Library Associate, Minneapolis Central Library, Minneapolis, Minn.
  • Staff Attorney, Iowa Legal Aid, Waterloo
  • Youth Librarian, Adel Public Library, Adel
  • Teacher, Dubuque Senior High School, Dubuque
  • Senior Secretary-Testing and Resource Center, University Center, Sioux Falls, S.D.

Sample Stand-out Alumni Positions:

  • Chairman and CEO, First Community Trust National Association, Dubuque
  • Senior Vice President and Relationship Manager, HSBC Bank USA, Charlotte, N.C.
  • Senior Community Affairs Advisor, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, Kansas City, Mo.
  • Librarian, University of Central Florida, Orlando, Fla.
  • Professor, Austin Peay State University, Clarksville, Tenn.
  • Professor, Nassau Community College, Garden City, N.Y.

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