Career Paths

Alumni Career Paths

The benefits of Peace Corps service don’t end when you finish your time as a volunteer. With a PCMI degree from Michigan Tech, you will have the experience, the skills, and the service ethic to keep making a difference.

Global Skills: From foreign languages to cross-cultural understanding, PCMI puts you in demand.

Employment Advantages: In addition to advantages in federal employment after Peace Corps service, many other employers are looking for your skills and experience.

Career Support: From transition assistance to career events, the Peace Corps offers assistance to help you get to the career you want. Add to that the power of Michigan Tech’s HuskyJobs service and network of experienced faculty and alumni and you’re halfway to hired already.

A Global Network: With more than 200,000 returned Peace Corps volunteers and 70,000 Michigan Tech alumni, there are connections for you just about everywhere.

Alumni Career Paths

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Michigan Tech Graduates Land Great Jobs

Selected Examples of Titles Held

  • Assistant Director of Community Development
  • Associate Attorney
  • Business Manager
  • Chief Operating Officer
  • Civil Engineer
  • Coastal District Forestry Supervisor
  • Data Strategist
  • Director of Farm Operations
  • District Planner
  • Ecotourism Consultant
  • Environmental Science Teacher, grades 4-8
  • Environmental Specialist
  • Executive Director
  • Field Access Specialist
  • Field Engineer
  • Forester
  • Fuels Crew Supervisor
  • Geologist
  • Geophysicist
  • Geotechnical Engineer
  • Legal Officer
  • Member of Forestry and Biodiversty Team
  • Park Educator
  • Plant Biologist
  • Production Manager, Lumber
  • Project Administrator
  • Project Manager
  • Recreation Program Coordinator
  • Regional Land Manager
  • Research Assistant Professor
  • Research Physical Scientist
  • Senior Environmental Investigator
  • Urban Forester

Selected Companies/Organizations

Alumni Stories

Nick Schreiner '11, Environmental Engineering
Peace Corps: Mali and Mauritania

John J. Lyons '11, Geophysics
Peace Corps: Guatemala

Stacey Frankenstein-Markon
Peace Corps: Uganda

Amber Lily Kenny
Peace Corps: East Africa

Tyler Barton
Peace Corps: El Salvador

Daniella Zanin
Peace Corps: Panama

Fahimeh Baziari
Peace Corps: Ghana