After L&C

A liberal arts education develops the essential skills students need to succeed in any career.

In fact, the core values of the liberal arts are in perfect alignment with the top five career skills as identified by the National Association of Colleges and Employers: critical thinking and problem solving, work ethic, teamwork and collaboration, oral and written communication skills, and leadership.

  • 96% 

    Within six months of graduation, 96% of the Lewis & Clark Classes of 2018–2022 were already changing the world through employment (76%), continuing studies (19%), and service work (1%), like the Peace Corps.

Lewis & Clark graduates are ready to take on the world through employment, service, or continuing education. Here’s a list of just some of the places alumni from the Class of 2019 are working and studying today:

  • Arts

    Julian Voss-Andreae (sculptor)
    Salem Art Works
    Portland Ballet

  • Education

    Fulbright U.S. Student Program
    International Language Academy
    Institute of Creative Technologies
    Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Programme
    Life Lab Science Program

  • Nonprofit

    College Possible
    Latino Network
    Morrison Child and Family Services
    Oregon Community Foundation

  • Technology

    Aspen CRM Solutions
    Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
    SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory

  • Business/Finance

    Fisher Investments

  • Government

    City of Portland, Oregon
    Ministry of Spain
    Office of Senator Jeff Merkley
    U.S. Department of Justice

  • Post-Graduate Study

    Bucknell University
    Claremont Graduate University
    University College London
    University of Cambridge
    University of Southern California
    University of Washington

  • Communications

    Echos Communications
    Mudshark Studios
    NW Public Affairs

  • Health Sciences

    6 Degrees Health
    Centria Healthcare
    Children’s Hospital Philadelphia Research Institute
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
    Monte Nido and Affiliates
    Oregon Health & Science University

  • Service

    Arizona Public Service
    AVODAH: The Jewish Service Corps
    Mercy Corps
    Teach For America