Our WGS grads have been extremely successful. All of our graduates from 2010-2013 are currently employed or have been admitted to the graduate school of their choice. Many students have received scholarships or fellowships to attend programs such as the Master of Criminal Justice program at St. Ambrose; the Master of Social Work program at Washington University, St. Louis; and the Master of Social Work Program at DePaul University.
Two of our recent graduates, Bernadette Muloski '12 and Jessica Pera '13, have served in Americorps working to support social justice for immigrants and survivors of violence in the United States. Our first WGS graduate, Laura Craft '10, recently returned from serving in the Peace Corps in the Philippines and is headed to California to start a job working as a ranger in the National Park.
Several recent graduates work in computer technology. Emily Block '12 works for the federal government in Maryland, and Chantel Brandhagen '12, works in IT for Augustana College, in Rock Island. WGS Minor, Kelsey Rentfro, teaches at an area high school, and several other recent WGS grads also teach in Peoria and in the Chicago area.
WGS Faculty carefully advise students about their major and future career choices. Many of our students participate in internships at local agencies including: