Brilliance awaits.

Lawrentians are found brightening the world around them in meaningful careers in nearly every field imaginable. Whether you jump right into a career you love or continue learning at higher levels, you鈥檒l discover the world beyond Lawrence alongside 20,000+ fellow alumni.

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How will you shine your light?

Professional success pairs best with personal fulfillment.


Percentage of graduates employed or continuing their education within 6 months of graduation


Recipients of the prestigious Watson Fellowship since 1969

No. 17

STEM Ph.D. producer in the country


Our rank on Forbes鈥 2019 list of the Grateful Graduates Index

Multi-interested students transform into multi-talented alumni through the power of a liberal arts education. You鈥檒l find Lawrentians working in laboratories, expressing themselves on stage and screen, creating policies that shape our world, starting and leading companies, and playing professional sports.听Our tradition of academic excellence will provide you with a basis to explore the world of advanced study.听听Hall of Famers, Nobel Prize winners, Fulbright scholars, Rhodes scholars, Goldwater scholars are all among the ranks of alumni who once studied on the banks of the Fox River.

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Discover Career Communities that sharpen your post-graduation interests

Lawrence's Career Communities help you connect with alumni mentors, explore internship opportunities, and learn more about how your Lawrence experience can help support your career goals and aspirations. Join up to three of eight different communities, ranging from health care to performing arts鈥 change your preferences any time!

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Here Comes Success

From the day you step on campus, the Career Center becomes your partner in success. Plan for your brightest future with the help of a dedicated staff ready to help you make alumni connections, explore professional opportunities, and prepare yourself for life after Lawrence.

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Meet Our Shining Lights

Lawrence alumni shine their light brightly in the world every day.听They work at tech giants like Apple or LinkedIn or explore the arts at the Field Museum of Natural History or the Fox Valley Symphony. They are Hall of Famers, Nobel Prize winners, and Fulbright, Rhodes, and Goldwater scholars, as well as teachers, doctors, and entrepreneurs.

Watsons, Fulbrights, Rhodes & More

Lawrence can help you pursue fellowships or other awards that fund graduate study, teaching abroad or in the United States, research, federal employment, or public service

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Music & Arts

A Musical Journey | This is Lawrence

As a student in the Conservatory of Music, Martha McDonnell 鈥14 found a way to balance her two distinct musical interests: classical violin performance and fiddling. Her unique skill set landed her a spot in Sting鈥檚 musical The Last Ship before she had even graduated, and she鈥檚 since performed on Broadway in Steve Martin鈥檚 Bright Star.