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Career Outcomes

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Jennifer Smith

Associate Professor & Chair of Dance

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Galesburg, IL 61401-4999

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5 (Of the Many!) Ways Our Grads Are Finding Success After Knox

Some are pursuing their education...

  • Graduate Student in Physical Therapy, Washington University. Hannah Steele '16. St. Louis, Missouri.
  • Graduate Student in Dance/Movement Therapy, Antioch University New England. Kelsey Witzling '14. Keene, New Hampshire.
  • Graduate Student in Creative Writing, Florida International University. Jaimie White '09. Miami, Florida.

Some are performers...

  • Main Company Apprentice, Chicago Dance Crash. Brian Humpherys '09. Chicago, Illinois.
  • Actress and Director, Self Employed. Kelly Hogan '92.

Some go into public service...

  • Production Worker, Jokes4Miles. Bryan Valencia '15. Chicago, Illinois.
  • Child and Family Therapist, the Mariposa Center for Infant, Child and Family Enrichment. Megan Hall '08. Denver, Colorado.

Some go into education...

  • Dance Instructor, Metropolis School of the Performing Arts. Juan Irizarry '15. Chicago, Illinois.
  • Support Teacher, Urban Montessori Charter School. Brynn Ogilvie '12.
  • Kindergarten Teacher, Edmunds School District. Emilia Karin Rudd '10. Seattle, Washington.

And some have found success in other fields...

  • Restaurant Care Specialist, Grubhub. Dushawn Darling '15.
  • Scuba Dive Instructor, Bayu Dive Center. Abby Kravis ‘15.
  • Manufacturing Specialist, Medtronic. Stephanie Schudel '14. Goleta, California.
  • Registar Administrative Assistant, Capitol Hill Day School. Jmaw Moses '14. Washington, D.C.
  • Partner, The 1994. Krista Nordgren '12. Durham, North Carolina.
  • Executive Assistant, Friedler Construction Company. Cassidy Bires '10. Chicago, Illinois.
  • Marketing and Sales Officer, EU Business School. Saras Gil '08.
  • Casting Director, PMS Casting. Ann Wilkinson '77. Des Moines, Iowa.

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$42,943

Estimated Salary of Alumni with Dance Degrees

Top Occupations of Dance Alumni

  1. Social Service Managers
  2. Personal Service Managers
  3. Elementary School Teachers
  4. Administrative Assistants
  5. Operations Managers
  6. Education Administrators
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Printed on Monday, January 24, 2022