Student Success Stories

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Connect with employers

Each year, more than 100 employers visit campus to recruit students or to participate in career-related events.

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Get real-world experience

More than 60% of Augsburg students engage in internships and major-related work with business, non-profit, and government employers, gaining professional experience before graduation.

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Find success after college

More than 90% of Augsburg students are fully employed or enrolled in graduate school within 18 months of graduation.

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Be a good candidate

Recent graduates have secured full-time employment with organizations including 3M, Air Force Research Labs, Ameriprise Financial, Cargill, the Mayo Clinic, and more.


Brianna Olson-CarrBrianna Olson-Carr ’14

Theater for Children and Elevation Education

“My Augsburg experience provided me with incredible teachers, enriching classes with amazing guest speakers, and a lot of internships.”

Kevin ButcherKevin Butcher ’13

Residential counselor at Aurora Mental Health Center

“Augsburg’s emphasis on experiencing the world you live in—community internships, study abroad adventures, independent research—helps to prepare its students for success.”

Brittany KimballBrittany Kimball ’13

Medical student at Mayo Medical School

“I feel especially lucky not only to have had an exceptional science education, but also to have been instilled with a strong sense of community.”

Jasmine ZandJasmine Zand ’12

Analytics consultant at Wells Fargo Home Mortgage

“Augsburg prepared me for the working world by offering an environment where people with similar aptitude and motivation could work hard and create quality results.”

Adult Undergraduate

Fatihah RamadanFatinah Ramadan ’16

Certified Massage Therapist at Lifetime Fitness

“I was attracted to the diversity of the Augsburg College campus—I have felt welcomed and appreciated at Augsburg.”

Ian McConnellIan McConnell ’15

First Third of Life Minister at Redeemer Lutheran Church

“I needed a place that cares about its students, fosters a thriving learning environment, nurtures relationships, and provides a top-notch academic experience. I landed on Augsburg.”

For more Adult Undergraduate success stories, go to Bachelor’s Degrees for Professionals Testimonials.


Jana Koppula '16Jana Koppula ’16

Music Therapist at University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital

“With the hybrid model, I’ve been able to do clinical work, maintain my assignments, and still focus on my family.”

Shawntan HowellShawntan Howell ’14 MAL

Technology Project Manager at Thomson Reuters

“I knew I had leadership qualities, but I wanted to find my niche. I chose to go back to school to start on my personal improvement journey.”

Adrienne SlaughterAdrienne Slaughter ’10 MSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker for Emory University

“Many doors have been opened to me because of my Augsburg education—I am able to serve those who do not have a voice.”

Chad LeonardChad Leonard ’10 MBA

Director, Global Clinical Study Administration at Medtronic

“[Augsburg’s] professors bring richness to the program because they combine a background in academia with real-world experience. And they get what it means to be an adult learner.”