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Embark. Expand your connections with alumni, faculty members, industry leaders and others who can help you launch from college to career. Through the Northwestern Network, you can engage with leaders who are doing Kingdom work in a variety of professional settings.

 

 

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Graduate school

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Personal statements

Write a personal statement that proves your fit for a specific graduate program.

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Informational interviews

Initiate a conversation to learn about a professional area of interest and expand your network.

Informational Interview Guide

Northwestern Network

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Raiders Stand Out

Gain inspiration from other Northwestern graduates who are doing Kingdom work in a variety of professional settings.

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Kinesiology graduates Vito Maffei and Ben Loftis are putting their skills to work as part of the Giants and Padres minor league baseball staffs.

A Whole New Ballgame

Kinesiology graduates Vito Maffei and Ben Loftis are putting their skills to work as part of the Giants and Padres minor league baseball staffs.

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Kevin Fischer followed God's leading into the pastorate at Miami Vineyard Community Church, where he has served for 30 years.

Miami Voice

Kevin Fischer followed God's leading into the pastorate at Miami Vineyard Community Church, where he has served for 30 years.

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Now the managing director of Film Bridge International, Jordan Dykstra travels the world selling film rights to customers like Lionsgate and Netflix.

Show Business

Now the managing director of Film Bridge International, Jordan Dykstra travels the world selling film rights to customers like Lionsgate and Netflix.

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Physical education teacher, athletic director and coach Daniel Solis was honored with a teaching award at Williams High School in Plano, Texas.

A Different Direction

Physical education teacher, athletic director and coach Daniel Solis was honored with a teaching award at Williams High School in Plano, Texas.

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As director of the Sarpy Care Center, James Teutschmann oversees the distribution of food and diapers to South Omaha residents in need.

Caring Connections

As director of the Sarpy Care Center, James Teutschmann oversees the distribution of food and diapers to South Omaha residents in need.

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After Robin Hunt and her husband, Jerry, provided foster care for 41 kids, she wrote a book with tips for foster families.

Making a Home in Alaska

After Robin Hunt and her husband, Jerry, provided foster care for 41 kids, she wrote a book with tips for foster families.

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Megan Leinart's efforts to increase parking sustainability have received recognition from the International Parking & Mobility Institute.

Long-Term Parking

Megan Leinart's efforts to increase parking sustainability have received recognition from the International Parking & Mobility Institute.

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When the speaker at an international education conference failed to show, Sam Callahan volunteered to fill in with material he had been preparing for a future presentation.

Impromptu Presenter

When the speaker at an international education conference failed to show, Sam Callahan volunteered to fill in with material he had been preparing for a future presentation.

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Sean Nathaniel is the first chief operating officer for DISCO, a technology company that uses artificial intelligence and cloud computing to help lawyers improve outcomes for their clients.

Adaptable Alum

Sean Nathaniel is the first chief operating officer for DISCO, a technology company that uses artificial intelligence and cloud computing to help lawyers improve outcomes for their clients.

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While COVID-19 made for a stressful work environment, Alex Overweg's encouraging presence earned her a nursing award from Sanford Health in Sioux Falls.

Nurturing Nurse

While COVID-19 made for a stressful work environment, Alex Overweg's encouraging presence earned her a nursing award from Sanford Health in Sioux Falls.

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Nurse Cherish Shuka served grieving parents by taking photos of stillborn babies when COVID-19 restrictions were implemented at her hospital.

A Picture of Love

Nurse Cherish Shuka served grieving parents by taking photos of stillborn babies when COVID-19 restrictions were implemented at her hospital.

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A mother of three adopted children, Lindsey Kuipers creates custom family profile books to connect women with prospective adoptive families.

Books of Life

A mother of three adopted children, Lindsey Kuipers creates custom family profile books to connect women with prospective adoptive families.

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After their son, Kipp, died from sudden cardiac arrest, Jon Kinsley and his wife, Shelly, have been committed to distributing AEDs.

Whole-hearted Passion

After their son, Kipp, died from sudden cardiac arrest, Jon Kinsley and his wife, Shelly, have been committed to distributing AEDs.

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Megan Coe has been raising funds for an Ecuadorian orphanage, For His Children, for seven years.

A Dream Fulfilled

Megan Coe has been raising funds for an Ecuadorian orphanage, For His Children, for seven years.

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Cora Vander Broek’s theatre journey has taken her from Orange City to Chicago, Broadway and now Los Angeles.

At Home on the Red Carpet

Cora Vander Broek’s theatre journey has taken her from Orange City to Chicago, Broadway and now Los Angeles.

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After 25 years with Disney, Caroline Musgrove is a director of technology working on projects like the new Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge parks.

A Magical Career

After 25 years with Disney, Caroline Musgrove is a director of technology working on projects like the new Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge parks.

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Julia Rathbun places unaccompanied refugee minors with foster families, guiding them as they navigate a new country and a better life.

Seeking Refuge

Julia Rathbun places unaccompanied refugee minors with foster families, guiding them as they navigate a new country and a better life.

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