Voices from the Field

Advice from K-State Grads

Have you ever wondered what the job search process looks like once you're out of college? Or maybe you're interested in seeing what kinds of jobs are really out there for K-State graduates in your program?

These career biographies are the real stories of K-State graduates who have used their education and experiences to obtain jobs in the real world. Each story is different, reflecting the various career paths and possibilities open to graduates from a variety of colleges and departments. These are the true stories of K-State alumni who have secured a place in the World of Work. These are our Voices from the Field.

College of Agriculture

Agribusiness, animal science: Corey Fortin
Agricultural communications and journalism, animal science: Melissa Chessnut
Agricultural education: Sandy Klein
Milling science and management, minor in agricultural economics: Mary Gleason
Park management and conservation: Mitch Gerstenkorn

College of Architecture, Planning, and Design

Landscape architecture: Lisa Treese
Regional and community planning: Ian Bautista

College of Arts and Sciences

Biology, pre-dentistry: Lisa Metzen
Economics, mathematics: Andy Brownback
Mass communications, emphasis in advertising: Anastasia Watson
Political science, minors in women’s studies and leadership studies: Sarah Preston
Pre-nursing: Mollie Jolliff
Psychology, pre-optometry: Whitney Pollock
Psychology, minor in French: Kathryn Brown
Social Work, minors in Spanish and American ethnic studies: Dwayna McFerren

College of Business Administration

Human resources management : Megan Brooker
Management, minor in economics: Brent Moroney
Management information systems: Brian Leiker
Marketing: Amy Greenstein, Katie Wessel

College of Education

Elementary education: Ashley Stoll
Secondary education, social studies: Rachel Sowers

College of Engineering

Biological systems engineering: Lindsey Ott
Industrial engineering, minor in business administration: Johna Baldassaro
Mechanical engineering: Ben Connell, Ben Morrill

College of Human Ecology

Early childhood education: Lindsey Claassen
Family studies and human services: Kelly Walker
Interior design: Adrienne Molstad

College of Technology and Aviation

Professional pilot, applied business: Dustin Osburn
Electronic and computer engineering technology: Nathan Maresch

College of Veterinary Medicine

Veterinary Medicine: Dr. Sarah Christansen, DVM

Student talking to representative at Engineering Career Fair