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Heather Hoffmann

Robert M. & Katherine Arnold Seeley Distinguished Professor and Chair of Psychology

2 East South Street

Galesburg, IL 61401-4999

309-341-7267

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A Knox psychology education opens the door to a wide array of futures for our graduates.

Some are pursuing their education...

  • Graduate Student, Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Bradley University, Nicolette Schmidt ’21
  • Graduate Student, Neuroscience, University of Copenhagen, Jassmine Ej Efternavn ’20
  • Graduate Student, Urban Higher Education, University of Illinois Chicago, Leonard Monterey ’19
  • Doctoral Candidate, Physical Therapy, Bradley University, Alice Lee ’19
  • Graduate Student, Rehabilitation Counseling, Michigan State University, Jessica Heim ’18
  • Graduate Student, Social Work, Grand Valley State University, Robyn Lehner ’17
  • Graduate Student, Law, Georgetown University Law Center, Abigail Kunkler ’17

Some provide therapy...

  • Therapist Intern, A Safe Haven Foundation, Sarah Schierbeek ’19
  • Residential Counselor, Northern Illinois Academy, Meghan Gaynor ’19
  • Psychotherapist, Kor Counseling, Vela Lu ’18
  • Counselor, Sacred Art Counseling, LLC, Jeremy Schmidt ’17
  • Behavior Specialist, Rogers Behavioral Health, Elyse McGloin ’17
  • Occupational Therapist, Northbrook/Glenview School District, Jaclyn Stillmaker ’11
  • Therapist, Southpark Psychology Ltd, Andrew Garrison ’02

Some work in human services...

  • Emergency Services Case Worker, The Salvation Army, Maggie Corley ’21
  • Family Support Specialist, El Hogar del Nino, Karla Poblano ’20
  • Family Child Advocate, North Shore Pediatric Therapy, Megan Kanvik ’20
  • Support Specialist, Empathy, Chava Solber ’19
  • Qualified Intellectual Disabilities Professional, Trinity Services Inc., Emily Stevenson ’18
  • Provider Engagement Manager, Second Wind Fund, Mary Houlihan ’17
  • Social Worker, Circle Medical Management, Jennifer Salinas ’02
  • Public Service Administrator, IL Department of Children and Family Services, Alisha Hodge ’97

Some go into education...

  • Special Education Teacher, Acero Schools, Adriana Ortiz ’18
  • Elementary Teacher, Concept Schools, Stephanie Cordero-Gonzalez ’17
  • Academic Success Coach, Bryant & Stratton College, Tevin Liao ’17
  • Special Education Teacher, Chicago Public Schools, Chelsea Bennett ’16
  • Paraprofessional, Wellesley Public Schools, Bethany Marinier ’14
  • Physical Education Teacher, Minneapolis Public Schools, Jennifer Engelken ’04

And some have found success in other fields...

  • Owner, Ryner Scentsations, Myiah Ryner ’21
  • Residence Director, Brown University, Ashley Kerley ’20
  • Soccer Player, Black Rock F.C., Adetayo Adefioye ’20
  • Communications Coordinator, Oak Park Regional Housing Center, Jacqueline Mota ’19
  • Design Consultant, RH, Inga Mazur ’19
  • Social Media Manager, Self-employed, Hannah Robinson ’18
  • Employee Consultant, Vadis, Kelsey Doerflinger ’17
  • Occupational Therapist, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Chalia Bellis ’11
  • Director of Recruiting, Leap, Allison O’Brien ’02

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55%

Psychology Alumni Working in Related Field

Top Job Titles of Psychology Alumni

  1. Business Owner
  2. Executive Director
  3. General Manager
  4. Teacher
  5. Account Executive
  6. Assistant Professor

$61,305

Estimated Salary of Alumni with Psychology Degrees

Top Occupations of Psychology Alumni

  1. Postsecondary Teachers
  2. Chief Executives
  3. Personal Service Managers
  4. Social Service Assistants
  5. Marketing Managers
  6. Operations Managers
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Printed on Tuesday, September 21, 2021