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Alumni and Careers

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Steven Lachowski '15
Wolfram|Alpha

Handles all the math feedback on the website Wolfram|Alpha.com

Major: Mathematics

 

Heather Olt '96
Actress and Creator of Web Series, "2 Hopeful Spinsters"
"Illinois Wesleyan really fostered the idea of exploring your own work and exploring opportunities."

Major: Music Theatre

 

Bob Page '79
President and CEO of University of Kansas Hospital
Helped turn around a troubled hospital

Major: Accounting

 

Chad Maxwell '02
Senior Vice President of the Integrated Insights, Human Experience and Intelligence Group, Starcom USA
How a liberal arts education suits big data: "The value isn't in the data, but in reframing the question."

Major: Anthropology

 

Karl Pierburg '98
Atlanta Falcons, Senior Director of Football Systems
"Everyone's got data in their life... Mine's more fun."

Major: Math and Computer Science

 

David Pires '87
Actor
Varied, longtime acting work in Los Angeles

Major: Theatre

 

Bob Spear '77
Pediatric Intensive Care Physician
Part of surgical team that separated Siamese twins at Johns Hopkins Hospital in 1988, led by Dr. Ben Carson

Major: Biology

 

Kate Tombaugh '07
Mezzo-Soprano
"Love every part of your job."

Major: Voice and English Literature

 

Elly Jones '91
State Farm Division Manager
"Both my degree and my volunteer work on campus were a great foundation to help me be successful."

Major: Psychology

 

• Elizabeth (Weinstein) McMahon '96 (Psychology)
   Radio producer for the Kojo Nnamdi Show
• Tyler Bontemps '11
(Political Science)
   Legislative correspondent
• Kyle Charles '08
(Political Science)
   Assistant grant writer at Global Communities

Living and working in Washington, D.C.

 

Scott Huch '86
Founder of The Delta Group
Works with alumni in Washington, D.C., as a continuing resource for Illinois Wesleyan graduates

Major: Political Science

Career Resources

 

Majors and Minors Fair

Organized by the Hart Career Center, the Majors and Minors Fair gives students the opportunity to learn about course requirements, internships, research opportunities and career options for each field of study at Illinois Wesleyan.

 

Annual Internship Fair

Employers and students come together to discuss opportunities for the upcoming semesters and summer.

 

Internship Experiences:

• Haley Kitchell '13 (Business Marketing)
• Jasmine Cole '13
(Nursing)
• Max Polisky
(Business)
• Melissa Ramirez '14
(Psychology)
• Alex Bechtel '14
(Business and Economics)


Student Stories

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Kyle Connour '15
Major: Physics

Spent summer internship studying asteroids; also a pianist

 

Christopher Crown '17
Major: Environmental Studies

Received Jennings Scholarship for non-music majors

 

Emily Wechter '13
Major: Pre-Veterinary Medicine

Studied abroad four months at Mahidol University in Thailand

 

Ben White '13
Major: Economics and Mathematics

Transfer Student; won the Mark Israel Scholarship to support summer economics research

 

Laura Steenberge '15
Major: Chemistry

Tour a Lab: Projects from Developmental Biology Class

 

Jason Murphy '14
Major: Biology

Undergraduate Research: Comparing eggshell structure of different bird species

 

Steph AuBuchon ’16
Major: Psychology and Gender Studies

Greek Life: 
Encourages new students to give rush a try
&
Undergraduate Research:
Do dogs have self control?

 

Jessica Kraut '16 (Biology) and
Anthony Bohner '15 (Psychology)

May Term: Ape Sapiens - travel and research course

 

Christopher Tatara '14
Major: History

May Term: Opportunities to travel and study

 

Lorry Prophete '13 and Michael Goldstein '13
Major: International Business

May Term: Travel course to study business in India and China

 

Celeste Kelly '13 (Theatre Arts, Costume Design) and 
Mino Zaccaro (Accounting)

May Term: Travel course on Renaissance Italy


Explore Illinois Wesleyan

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Introducing our Design, Technology and Entrepreneurship Program

 

May Term: Tropical Ecology in Costa Rica

 

Study Abroad: Students Share Their Experiences

 

Study Abroad: Advice from Students

 

Explore: Experimental Physics Laboratory

 

Explore: Arts at Illinois Wesleyan


Meet Wesleyan People

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Robert Kearney
Edward R. Telling '46 Professor of Business Administration

 

Rebecca Roesner
Associate Professor of Chemistry

 

Michael Seeborg
Robert S. Eckley Distinguished Professor of Economics

 

Chris Schumacher
Head Track and Field Coach

 

Mia Smith
Head Coach of Women's Basketball

 

Dave Marvin
Professor of Business Law

 

Carolyn Nadeau
Byron S. Tucci Professor of Hispanic Studies

 

Mike Weis
Professor of History

 

Wes Chapman
Associate Professor of English