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Fernando Gomez

Associate Professor & Chair of Modern Languages & Spanish

2 East South Street

Galesburg, IL 61401-4999

309-341-7331

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

Some are pursuing their education...

  • J.D. Candidate, Indiana University Maurer School. Samantha Paul '14. Bloomington, Indiana. 
  • J.D. Candidate, University of Denver. Josephine Dudek '12.
  • Graduate Student, University of Bologna. D. Oprinca '12.

Some work in business and accounting...

  • Business Development Manager, Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota. Laura Blue '12. Minneapolis, Minnesota. 
  • Vice President, First Midwest Bank. Molly Stein '11.
  • Budget Analyst, U.S. Department of Justice. Ariana Tuckey '11. Washington, D.C. 
  • Trade Systems Engineer, Flow Traders. Richard Thiemann '10. New York, New York.
  • Summer Associate, Deloitte Consulting. Kevin Malone '09.
  • Account Manager, CDW-G. Michael Dooley '09. Chicago, Illinois. 
  • Corporate Vice President of Talent and Change Management, Sutter Health. Christopher Henry '97. Sacramento, California. 
  • VP, Global Rewards, Maritz Motivation Solutions. Jordi Prats '85. Glendale, Missouri. 

Some go into education...

  • Teacher, New Village School. Kyle Walenga '13. San Francisco, California. 
  • Assistant Professor of Spanish and Discipline Director, Dominican University. Rogelia Lily Ibarra '01. River Forest, Illinois. 
  • Associate Professor of Spanish, St. Thomas University. Sonia Rey-Montejo '00. St. Paul, Minnesota. 
  • Associate Professor, Knox College. Jessie Dixon '89. Galesburg, Illinois. 
  • Professor of Spanish and Colonial Latin American Literature, Loyola Marymount University. Jennifer Eich '81. Los Angeles, California. 

Some work in healthcare...

  • Staff Clinician, Center for Anxiety & OCD. Natalia Binkowski '14.
  • Social Worker, Assessment Unit, Montgomery County, DHHS Child Welfare Services. Shannon Sampedro '07. Rockville, Maryland. 
  • OB/GYN, Partners in Obstetrics and Women's Health. Nicola Gress '01. Mokena, Illinois. 

And some have found success in other fields...

  • Project Coordinator, Tampico Beverages Inc. Arlee Tenpas '15.
  • Outreach Coordinator, A Knock at Midnight. Dominique Potts '13.
  • Director of Cultural Connections, Comunidad Connect. Kelly Vlaskamp '13. Jinotega, Nicaragua. 
  • Freelance Translator. Juliette Campbell '12. Tacoma, Washington. 

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Top Job Titles of Spanish Alumni

  1. Teacher
  2. Attorney
  3. Spanish Teacher
  4. Program Coordinator
  5. Business Owner
  6. Editor

$60,985

Estimated Salary of Alumni with Spanish Degrees

Top Occupations of Spanish Alumni

  1. Postsecondary Teachers
  2. Chief Executives
  3. Personal Service Managers
  4. Social Service Assistants
  5. Instructors
  6. Administrative Assistants
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http://www.knox.edu/academics/majors-and-minors/spanish/career-outcomes

Printed on Monday, October 18, 2021