First Jobs in Recent Years
Every Kenyon major can lead in multiple directions. In recent years, Kenyon graduates have landed first jobs in many fields—some closely linked to the students' majors, some not. Lesson: the liberal arts prepare you for . . . anything.
Research Assistant, Institute for Women's Policy Research, Washington, D.C.
Marketing Intern, Cosmopolitan Magazine, New York City
AdWords Account Strategist, Google, Mountain View, California
Art (studio) majors
Art Handler, Christie's Auction House, New York City
Teacher, Teach for the World, Marshall Islands
Dance Teacher, Columbus Dance Center, Columbus, Ohio
Marketing and New Media Manager, Chicago Red Stars, Women's Professional Soccer
Art history majors
Assistant Registrar, Museum of Television and Radio, New York City
Research Assistant, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, D.C.
Acquisitions Specialist, State Department, Bureau of Public Affairs, Washington, D.C.
Research Technician, Merck and Company, North Wales, Pennsylvania
Bird Researcher, Santa Rosa National Park, Costa Rica
Researcher, National Institute of Environmental Health Science (Postbaccalaureate Intramural Research Training Award recipient)
Emergency Medical Scribe, Fairfax Hospital, Fairfax, Virginia
Researcher, Genomic Medicine Institute, Cleveland Clinic
Associate Scientist in environmental health risk group, Exponent, Berkeley, California
Assistant Researcher, Emory University/Centers for Disease Control, Atlanta, Georgia
Diagnostic Technician, GeneDX, Gaithersburg, Maryland
Child Psychiatric Assistant, Children's National Medical Center, Washington, D.C.
Researcher, Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control, Division of Water, Dover, Delaware
Ecological Management Assistant, Student Conservation Association, Americorp and the Nature Conservancy, Albany New York
Chemistry Teacher, Western Reserve Academy, Hudson, Ohio
Regulatory Affairs Specialist, U.S. Department of Defense Malaria Vaccine Project, Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, Silver Spring, Maryland
Dancer, Atrek St. Louis Dance Collective, St. Louis, Missouri
Costume Shop Assistant, Actors Theater of Louisville, Kentucky
Project Assistant, Accenture, Chicago, Illinois
Editorial Assistant, American Theatre magazine, New York City
Intern, New York Stage and Film
Technology Investment Banking Analyst, UBS Warburg, San Francisco, California
Associate in International Business Strategy Group, Arthur Andersen LLP, Boston, Massachusetts
Analyst, State Street Global Advisors, Boston, Massachusetts
Financial Advisor, Morgan Stanley, Salt Lake City, Utah
Trader and Financial Engineer, Goldman Sachs, Chicago, Illinois
Legal Assistant, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher, and Flom, Washington, D.C.
Purchasing Manager, Procter and Gamble
Research and Reporting, Global Securities Lending, Bank of New York Mellon, New York
Proprietary Trader, Lynx Capital Partners, Assent LLC, New York City
Business and Operations Analyst, JPMorgan, New York City
Financial Analyst, Wells Fargo, Palo Alto, California
Program Analyst, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland
National Organizer, Earth Day Network, Seattle, Washington
Assistant, State of Florida, Federal Policy Officer of Governor Jeb Bush, Washington, D.C.
Assistant Literary Manager, American Place Theater, New York City
Editorial Assistant, Tate magazine, London, England
English Teacher, Carlisle School, Martinsville, Virginia
Press Associate, Kennedy Center, Washington, D.C.
Editorial Assistant, Carnegie Mellon University Press, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Analyst, Deloitte Consulting LLP, New York City
Teacher, Teach for America, Miami, Florida
Teaching Intern and Coach, Northfield Mount Hermon School, Mount Hermon, Massachusetts
Deckhand, Sea Education Association
Financial Analyst, Wells Fargo, Palo Alto, California
Publicity Assistant, Penguin Group (USA)
Field Assistant, American Civil Liberties Union, Washington, D.C.
Production Assistant, MTV, New York City
Production Assistant, The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer, Arlington, Virginia
International studies majors
Financial Consultant, RBC Dain Rauscher, Stamford, Connecticut
Production Assistant, Tomorrow Films, Beverly Hills, California
Program Coordinator, The Fresh Air Fund, New York City
Small Business Development Assistant, National Community Reinvestment Coalition, Washington, D.C.
English as a Second Language Teacher, France
Peace Corps, West Africa
Development Coordinator/Assistant to the Vice President & Director, Brookings Institution
Research Assistant, Mathematics Policy Research, Inc., Washington, D.C.
Researcher, Federal Reserve Board of Governors, Washington, D.C.
Actuarial Associate, Prudential Financial, Jersey City, New Jersey
Teacher, Culver Academy, Indiana
Research Assistant, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Research Assistant/Programmer II, Mathematica Policy Research, Cambridge, MA
Associate Research Specialist, University of Wisconsin-Madison AIDS Vaccine Research Lab
Modern languages and literatures majors
Technical Intern, American Institute for Contemporary German Studies, Washington, D.C.
Middle School Teacher, Teach for America, Texas
Paid Intern at WNYC and Public International's Studio 360
Paralegal, U.S. Attorney's Office, Southern District of New York
Coordinator of English and Reading, Voluntarios de la Esperanza
Executive Assistant, International Insurance Institute, Nashville, Tennessee
Spanish Teacher, Mercersburg, Pennsylvania
Research Assistant, Göttingen, Germany
Lab manager, Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences Johns Hopkins University
Director, English School, People's Republic of China
Campus Organizer, MassPIRG (public-interest research group), Amherst, Massachusetts
Professional Football Quarterback, Landquart Broncos (Swiss American Football League)
Researcher, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Germany
Software Engineer, Vecna Medical Technologies, Greenbelt, MD
Political science majors
Assistant Editor, The National Interest magazine, Washington, D.C.
Director of University Journalism Program, Intercollegiate Studies Institute, Wilmington, Delaware
Associate, CIBC World Markets, New York City
Research Assistant, American Enterprise Institute, Washington, D.C.
Sixth Grade Teacher, Oakland, California
Legislative Associate, U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Diplomatic Security, Washington, D.C.
Business Analyst, McKinsey and Company, Chicago, Illinois
Staff Member, Urban Institute, Washington, D.C.
Research and Reporting, Global Securities Lending, Bank of New York Mellon, New York City
Consultant, Nomura Research Institute, Tokyo, Japan
Internship, Minor League Baseball, Idaho Falls, Idaho
Elementary School Teacher, Teach for America, Baltimore, Maryland
Tourism Intern, World Wildlife Fund, Namibia
Research Assistant, Children's Hospital, Cincinnati, Ohio
Research Technician, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts
Research Assistant, Diabetes Research Center, Providence, Rhode Island
Insurance Producer, Federal Insurance Federation, Inc., Rockville, Maryland
Research Assistant, Department of Psychiatry, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri
Research Assistant, Johns Hopkins University Anxiety Clinic, Baltimore, Maryland
Lab Coordinator, Positive Psychology Center, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Teacher, New England Center for Children, Boston, Massachusetts
Program Coordinator, Vanderbilt Evidence-based Practice Center
Institute for Medicine and Public Health, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Executive Assistant, American Sociological Association, Washington, D.C.
Assistant to the Director, Office of Population and Reproductive Health, U.S. Agency for International Development, Washington, D.C.
Managing Director, TIGER Brokerage Group, Lake Forest, Illinois
Litigation Paralegal , Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen and Hamilton LLP, New York, New York
Campus Organizer, US Public Interest Research Group (USPIRG)
Community Organizer, Cincinnati Faith and Justice Network
Secondary English Teacher, Teach for America, Baltimore, Maryland