The Company We Keep

Our Graduates Are Known For the Company They Keep

The organizations and titles below are a sampling of the competitive positions our graduates have secured. For more information about the destinations of other graduates, view our annual career outcome report or the alumni profiles on our Augustana University LinkedIn page.

For information about the noteworthy organizations in the award-winning, engaging city of Sioux Falls, view the Chamber of Commerce Directory.

  • American Cancer Society: SD Government Relations Director

  • American Red Cross: Donor Recruitment Representative
  • Apple: Senior Technical Sourcing Recruiter, Service Order Management Task Manager,
  • Cargill: Equity Manager, Experienced Software Developer, IT Executive, Recruiter, Senior Director of Global Food Safety, Senior Insurance Manager, Senior Plant Manager, Senior Tax Analyst, Senior Trader, Settlement Accountant
  • Ceridian: Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Director of Benefits
  • Chicago Bears: Former NFL Player
  • Deloitte: Audit Assistant, Principal, Senior Consultant, Senior Manager
  • Department of Homeland Security: Assistant Chief Council, Law Clerk, Transportation Security Specialist
  • FBI: Database Administrator, Special Agent, Supervisory Special Agent
  • General Mills: General Counsel, Human Resources Support Manager, Internal Marketing Communications Consultant, Marketing Coordinator
  • Google: Organizational Psychologist, Software Engineer
  • Hewlett Packard: Event Manager, Global Project Executive, Human Resources Generalist, Strategic Account Manager, Technology Consultant
  • IBM: Academic Initiative Leader for North America, Financial Analyst, Lead Software Developer, Manager of Innovation Center, Project Executive, Senior Software Engineer, Software Engineer, Worldwide Program Manager for Large Enterprise Web Sales
  • Kimberly-Clark: Senior Customer Business Manager
  • Lifetouch: Traffic Coordinator, Talent Acquisition Specialist
  • Major League Baseball: Cleveland Indians, Vice President for Western Operations and Special Projects
  • Make-a-Wish: President & CEO, South Dakota; Program Services Director
  • Mayo Clinic: Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary, Communications Consultant, Community Engagement Specialist, Director of Print and Electronic Publishing, Genetic Counselor, IT Section Head, Occupational Therapist, Physical Therapist, Physician, Physician Assistant, RN, Systems Architect, Web Content Coordinator
  • Medtronic: Diagnostic Account Manager, Director CRHF Intellectual Property, District Service Manager, Sacral Neuromodulation, Security Directory, Senior Manufacturing Engineer, Senior Principal Regulatory Affairs, Therapy Chief Scientist
  • Merck: Associate Director of Drug Safety, Livestock DPO, Executive Ophthalmic Specialty Representative, Sales Representative, Senior Professional Representative, Vaccine Customer Account Executive
  • Merrill Lynch: Financial Advisor, Investment Advisor, Private Wealth Manage, Relationship Manager
  • Metropolitan Museum of Art: Intern
  • Metropolitan Opera: Performer
  • Microsoft: Director of Engineering, Lead OPS Engineer, Manager, Software Engineering, Senior Program Manager, Senior Technology & Solution Sales, Software Development Engineer, Software Test Engineer
  • Minnesota Timberwolves: Sales and Service Event Coordinator
  • Minnesota Twins: Traveling Secretary
  • Minnesota Vikings: Cheerleader, Public Relations Intern, Sales Representative
  • Minnesota Wild: Account Executive, Director of Events and Promotions
  • National Basketball Association: Director of Basketball Operations
  • Nike: Assistant Buyer, Associate Category Merchandising, Brand Communications Producer, Buying Coordinator, Customer Planning Analyst, IT Director, Operations Analyst, Senior Account Manager, Senior License Product Associate, Store Manager
  • Peace Corps: Community Economic Development Volunteer
  • Sanford Health: Physician, Researcher, Nurse, Chief Operating Officer, Chief Academic Officer
  • Securian Financial: Associate Application Analyst; 2nd Vice President Application Development, Development Support, and IT Finance and Vendor Management; Senior Marketing Specialist
  • The White House: Associate Director, Senior Writer, Office of Presidential Correspondence, Gift Unit Intern, Special Assistant, National Security Council
  • U.S. Chamber of Commerce: Vice President of Regional Affairs and Advocacy
  • U.S. Department of State: Cultural Ambassador
  • U.S. Embassy: Oslo Intern
  • U.S. Olympic: USA Paralympics Intern, Venue Operations
  • U.S. Senate: Constituent Services, Legislative Aide, Legislative Director, Secretary of U.S. Senate, Personal Aide to Michelle Obama

Talented Graduates. Competitive Advanced Degree Programs.

The institutions and programs below are a sampling of the prestigious advanced degrees our graduates have pursued. 

  • Baylor University: Dentistry
  • Bethel Theological Seminary: Spiritual Formation
  • Boston University: Public Management
  • California State University, Fullerton: Mass Communications
  • Campbell University: Osteopathic Medicine
  • Carnegie Mellon University: Public Policy & Management
  • Columbia University: Mechanical Engineering, Materials Science
  • Cornell College: Chemistry
  • Creighton University: Dentistry, Business Administration, Education, Health Care Ethics, Law, Nurse Practitioner, Occupational Therapy, Pharmacy, Physics, Physical Therapy, Public Health, School Counseling, Special Education
  • Drake University: Law
  • Gallaudet University: Speech-Language Pathology
  • Georgetown University: International Business, Law
  • Gonzaga University: Law
  • Harvard University: International Studies, Law, Music, Theology
  • Iowa State University: Architecture, Business Administration, Veterinary Medicine, Economics, Fine Arts
  • Luther College: Seminary
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology: Civil & Environmental Engineering, Health Sciences & Technology, Physical Chemistry
  • Mayo Clinic College of Medicine: Molecular Pharmacology & Experimental Therapies, Physical Therapy
  • Minnesota State University, Mankato: Communications Disorders, Counseling and Student Personnel, Mathematics, Public Administration, Spanish, Sport Management
  • North Dakota State University: Chemistry, Mathematics, Organizational Communication
  • Northwestern University: Business Administration, Journalism, Law, Neurobiology, Organic Chemistry
  • Pacific University: Optometry
  • Pennsylvania State University: Educational Psychology, Nutritional Sciences
  • Pepperdine University: Law
  • Princeton University: Theology
  • Stanford University: Latin American Studies
  • South Dakota State University: Botany, Engineering Physics, English, Exercise Science, Industrial Management, Mass Communication, Nurse Practitioner, Pharmacy, Sports Management, Student Affairs
  • University of California, Berkley: Optometry
  • University of California, Los Angeles: Library Science
  • University of California, San Diego: Medicine
  • University of Iowa: Biology, Dentistry, Health Management & Policy, Law, Medicine, Microbiology, Molecular & Cellular Biology, Pharmacy, Religious Studies, Social Work, Translational Biomedicine, Urban & Regional Planning
  • University of Kansas: Medicinal Chemistry, Medicine, Music
  • University of Minnesota: Biology, Business Administration, Chemistry, Computer Science, Dentistry, Economics, Educational Policy, Environmental Engineering, Exercise Physiology, Healthcare Administration, Industrial Relations/Human Resources, Law, Literature, Medicine, Medicinal Chemistry, Music Performance, Nurse Practitioner, Occupational Therapy, Pharmacology, Physics, Public Policy, Special Education, Speech Language Pathology, Veterinary Medicine,
  • University of Nebraska – Lincoln: Agronomy, Anesthesiology, Anthropology, Law, Mathematics, Music, Nursing, Nutrition & Health Sciences, 
  • University of New England: Osteopathic Medicine
  • University of Pennsylvania: Neuroscience
  • University of South Dakota: Administration, Biology, Biomedical Engineering, Biomedical Sciences, Business Administration, Counseling and Psychology, Educational Administration, English, Health, History, Kinesiology and Sport Science, Law, Mathematics, Medicine, Music, Nonprofit Management, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Physician Assistant Studies, Physician Scientist, Physics, Political Science, Psychology, Public Administration, Speech-Language Pathology
  • University of Wisconsin: Cellular & Molecular Biology, Economics, Educational Psychology, Physical Therapy
  • Valparaiso University: Law
  • Vanderbilt University: Chemistry, German, History, Law, Microbiology & Immunology, Molecular Physiology Nurse Practitioner, Religion, 
  • Wake Forest University: Law
  • Wartburg College: Seminary
  • Washington University: Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy 
  • Yale University: Painting & Printmaking, Physician Assistant


*This publication is based upon information collected from the National Student Clearinghouse, the Augustana Career Outcomes Report, and LinkedIn.