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2018 SJMC Graduate Employment

The following is a snapshot of 2018 graduates' employment within six months of graduation:

  • Communications analyst, Mesa Airlines, Phoenix

  • Intern, NPR’s “Wait, Wait, Don’t Tell Me,” Chicago

  • Gallery facilitator, The Tech Museum of Innovation, San Francisco

  • Client services, Epsilon Agency, Denver, CO

  • Brooke Owens Fellowship, The Museum of Flight, Seattle, WA

  • Commercial drone photographer and airman, network, Colorado Springs, CO

  • Assistant event coordinator, EPIC Innovative Events, Kansas City

  • Financial professional, AXA Advisers, Indianapolis

  • Clerk, Iowa House of Representatives

  • Assistant media planner, Carmichael Lynch, Minneapolis

  • Sports videographer, WQOW, Eau Claire, WI

  • Content development specialist, MidAmerican Energy, Des Moines

  • Email content strategist, Meredith Corp., Des Moines

  • Graphic designer, copywriter, TwoTone Creative, Des Moines

  • Graduate school, Grand View University

  • Reporter, The Journal Times, Racine, WI

  • Hamline Law School, St. Paul, MN

  • Content specialist, Meredith Corp., Des Moines

  • Assistant editor, Trusted Media Brands, Taste of Home Digital, Milwaukee

  • Marketing director, Range Grill + Golf, West Des Moines

  • Copy editor/writer, Disney Institute, Orlando, FL

  • Graphic designer, Serious Social Media, Des Moines

  • Multimedia journalist, WQAD, Moline, IL

  • Brandeis University, graduate program in public policy

  • Manager, video producer, Drake women’s basketball

  • Food writer, Meredith Corp., Des Moines

  • International student, returned to Norway to work in father’s business

  • Administrative assistant, MD Financial Advisers, Chanhassen, MN

  • Media specialist, Lessing Flynn, Des Moines

  • Communications intern, Eurofins Scientific, Minneapolis

  • Social media strategist, Fallon Worldwide, Minneapolis

  • Media coordinator, Spaceco, Chicago

  • National stylist, Trunk Club, Chicago

  • Teacher, Teach in China, Guilin, China

  • Volunteer, Evangelical Lutheran Church of America, Jerusalem

  • Assistant cross country/track coach, Pacific University, Forest Grove, OR

  • Communications, City and County of Denver, CO

  • Guest relations coordinator, Iowa State University, Ames, IA

  • Athletic communications assistant, Syracuse University, NY

  • Parsons School of Design graduate school and intern, Studio BBC, NYC

  • John Marshall Law School, admitted but deferred enrollment

  • Freelance writer, contractor for Meredith Corp., Las Vegas, NV

  • Self-employed film director, videographer, Des Moines and Minneapolis

  • Social media coordinator, Aquascape Inc., St. Charles, IL

  • Graphic designer, Prairie Meadows Racetrack and Casino, Des Moines

  • Community troop manager, Girl Scouts of Greater Iowa, Des Moines

  • Marketing coordinator, Iowa Bankers Association, Johnston, IA

  • University of Nebraska graduate school

  • Corporate management trainee, Kraft Heinz, Chicago

  • Press intern, U.S. House of Representatives

  • Project manager, Lessing Flynn, Des Moines

  • Marketing and event coordinator, ZRG, Milwaukee

  • Social media, Martha Stewart Living, NYC

  • Sales development representative, Bazaarvoice, Austin, TX

  • Government relations, State of Minnesota, applying to law schools

  • Ticket office manager, Des Moines Community Playhouse

  • Legal researcher, Johnson Law Firm, Des Moines

  • Drake basketball player with year of eligibility, attending graduate school

  • Inside sales consultant, San Jose Sharks, San Jose, CA

  • Public relations specialist, Greater Chicago Food Depository

  • Communications and voter outreach coordinator, Disability Rights Iowa

  • Associate graphic designer, Audigy, Vancouver, WA

    Digital producer, Meredith Corp., Des Moines

    Constituent services, Iowa Rep. Cindy Axne

    Editorial intern, Quintessence Publishing, Hanover Park, IL

    Assistant media planner, Carmichael Lynch, Minneapolis

    Americorps volunteer, Des Moines Public Schools

    Maitre d’, The Herrington Inn and Spa, Geneva, IL

    Annual fund and membership coordinator, Blank Park Zoo, Des Moines

    Legal assistant, Carr Law Firm, Des Moines

    Executive assistant, Chrysalis Foundation, Des Moines

    Marketing assistant, Premier Parking, Nashville, TN

    Communications associate, Cornerstone Government Affairs, Des Moines

    Junior email designer and developer, Travel Leaders Group, Minneapolis

    Deputy campaign manager, John Mauro for Polk County Supervisor campaign

    Front end developer, Meredith Corp., Des Moines

    Student communications, Charles University, Prague

    Graphic designer, 10 Missions Media, Minneapolis

    Euro League basketball player

    Admissions counselor, Drake University

    Manager, Hy-Vee, and PR for National Balloon Classic, Indianola, IA

    Research associate, Korn Ferry, Dallas, TX

    Job site resources coordinator, Bohmann and Vick Inc., Brookfield, WI

    Production specialist, WTMJ, Milwaukee

    Reporter, KCCI, Des Moines

    Account coordinator, Flynn Wright, Des Moines

    PR/social coordinator, Cramer-Krasselt, Milwaukee

    Marketing coordinator, Mohagen Hansen Architecture + Interiors, Minneapolis

    Fulbright scholar, Bulgaria

    Marquette Law School student

    DePaul Law School student

    Editorial associate, Meredith Corp., Des Moines

    Operations associate, Advanced Capital Group, Minneapolis

    Reporter, CW Media, Cornell, WI

    Feature writer, Next Trend Publications (Escape and The Travel Times), Malaysia

    Graphic artist, Korn Ferry, Minneapolis

    Graphic designer, Iowa Bankers Association, Johnston, IA

    Judaic specialist and marketing communication manager, Jewish Federation of D.M.