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Career Outcomes

Department Chair

Fernando Gomez

Associate Professor & Chair of Modern Languages & Spanish

2 East South Street

Galesburg, IL 61401-4999

309-341-7331

fgomez@​knox.edu

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

1. Some pursue advanced degrees.

  • J.D. Candidate, Indiana University Maurer School, Bloomington, Indiana. Samantha Paul '14.

2. Some become educators.

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

3. Some work in healthcare

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

4. Some work in business and accounting

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

5. And many have found success in other fields.

  • Outreach Coordinator, A Knock at Midnight. Dominique Potts '13.
  • Director of Cultural Connections,Comunidad Connect, Jinotega, Nicaragua. Kelly Vlaskamp '13.
  • Freelance translator, Tacoma, Washington. Juliette Campbell '12.

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Printed on Wednesday, April 8, 2020