Career Outcomes

What employers want

The skills you'll learn through our core curriculum are exactly the skills that are in demand from employers.

want effective oral and written communication

want critical thinking and analytical reasoning

want employees to connect choices to ethical decisions

want students to acquire broad knowledge

(Source: National Survey of Business and Non Profit Leaders, Association of American Colleges & Universities)

First Destination Survey Results

97% of graduates of the class of 2015 were either enrolled in graduate programs or employed within nine months of graduation. Across all majors, 67% of graduates were working and 29% were furthering their education.

Career & Graduate School Services

Cal Lutheran's excellent career counselors in the Office of Career Services get in touch with students during their very first term on campus. These counselors offer workshops on resume writing, interviewing, salary negotiations, applying to graduate schools, and other critical skills to help students begin their careers successfully.


Cal Lutheran Employers

Our job and internship database has over 20,000 employer contacts, including:

  • Amgen
  • Bank of America
  • Baxter International Inc.
  • City of Los Angeles
  • Dole Food Company
  • ELCA World Hunger Project
  • Ernst & Young LLP
  • Farmers Insurance
  • Internal Revenue Service
  • J.D. Power & Associates
  • L.A. Unified School District
  • Miller, Kaplan, Arase & Co. LLP
  • Northrop Grumman
  • Ojai Unified School District
  • PennyMac Loan Services, LLC
  • Pricewaterhouse Coopers
  • Sony Pictures Entertainment
  • Teledyne Scientific Company
  • The Walt Disney Company

Career Services is dedicated to helping students and alumni with all career related matters. Services are free and do not expire. is a comprehensive database of job and internship opportunities.

What you'll find:

  • Job and internship listings
  • Workshops and networking events
  • Resume builder
  • Resource library
  • Employer profiles
  • Facebook and calendar integration