Career Center

Students: Check out HANDSHAKE, Luther's link to jobs, internships and on-campus interviews! Get exclusive access to internships and jobs posted by Luther alumni and friends and connect with employers.  To log-in use your Luther NorseKey.  Creating your profile?  Check out our Handshake Profile Checklist

SPECIAL NOTE TO SENIORS:  Please use this guide - Top 10 Tips -  to assist you as you begin the transition from college to life after Luther.  

EMPLOYERS:  As of July 1, 2020 the switch from the former CareerConnection (Symplicity platform) TO HANDSHAKE for posting opportunities was made. As we are learning and making this transition with you, we appreciate your patience. If you had an account with us previously, you should have received an email asking you to activate your account in Handshake.  

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First Year

Immerse yourself in new experiences, meet new friends, and take classes in subjects you have never explored.

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Sophomore Year

Ground yourself in a major and investigate your interests, new and old.

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Junior Year

Test out your interests by gaining experience beyond the classroom.

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Senior Year

Prepare for life after Luther.


Our Mission Statement

The staff in the Career Center, in partnership with faculty, staff, alumni, parents, employers, and friends of Luther College support students as they become self-sufficient in the career planning process, leading to a meaningful life and satisfying work.

How Career Center Staff Can Help Faculty

Looking to incorporate new concepts in your course, or plan to be out-of-town for a conference or meeting?  Consider having our career and strengths teams come to your class! With a one-month notice, our staff can work with you to offer one or more presentations for your classroom. To view how we can assist, check out by clicking on our "Don't Cancel Class" options.

Upcoming Events

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Mar 10

Career and Job Search Videos

Evan Seegmiller ’17, far right, interned with Evergreen Bank Group in Oak Brook, Ill., during January Term 2016 with (left to right) Jenny Voss ’07, Jill Wachholz ’89, and Kayla Hermann ’15. Wachholz is vice president and chief financial officer of the bank.


Recent gifts from Luther alumni through the Career Center’s Internship Funding Program make it financially possible for students to secure an internship.