Our graduates go on to success in church leadership, translation, teaching, and more. Check out a few notable graduates (including Calvin's own chaplain, Pastor Mary!).

Click here to learn more about how Pastor Mary came to be the chaplin at Calvin.

John Berthelette '84
Wycliffe Bible translator, Benin

Katrina Budde '01
Latin and English teacher, St. Louis Park, Minnesota

Mark Harvey '93
Archivist for the state of Michigan

Jeremy Jerschina '11
Director of New City Kids, Jersey City, New Jersey

Kathleen Merz '09
Editor at Eerdmans Publishing House

Ray Van Dam '70
Professor of ancient history, University of Michigan

Here are a few career possibilities for classical studies majors:

  • Archivist
  • Consultant
  • Editor
  • Foreign language tutor/teacher
  • Interpreter/translator
  • Librarian
  • Missionary
  • Peace Corps/VISTA worker
  • Proofreader
  • Teacher (English/other language)
  • Teacher (social studies)
  • Anthropologist
  • Archaeologist
  • Professor
  • History teacher

Get started at the Career Center.