First Destination Survey
Wondering what job titles are open to students/alumni in your major, what companies you could work for, or how much money you might earn after graduating? The Career Development Center surveys alumni annually to compile a report of post-graduation activities. The 2016 Undergraduate First Destination Survey has been completed and provides answers to your questions. View the report online.
A few quick facts:
- Students who visited the Career Center between 4 and 6 times had full-time employment rates of 89% compared with 78% for students who visited once, and 65% for students who never visited.
- The total percentage securing their employment prior to graduation or within a month of graduation has increased each year to a current 67.82 percent.
- The median salary range for full-time employment was $40,001-$45,000.
- Overall, 68% of graduates reported having an internship while at St. Thomas.
Students graduating in 2017: we will be in touch with YOU beginning this summer to collect information for the 2017 First Destination report and hope that you are willing to share your information, whether you are employed or not.
As the summer approaches you may find yourself still in the hunt for a job or internship. It’s not too late to find great opportunities to build your resume. The tab on our website Job Search Resources is dedicated to a variety of resources to assist in your search. Tommie Careers has over 1800 opportunities in a wide range of positions and career options. Create a saved search for the listings to come directly to your email by following the outlined directions on the handout.
In addition to job/internship search tactics, Career Counselors are available to meet with you to discuss:
Call us at 651-962-6761 to schedule an appointment or for pop-in hour availability. We are open throughout the summer months.
Best of luck as you head into the final weeks of spring 2016 semester!
It’s hard to believe that Spring semester is already winding down. All of you are preparing for finals, and many will be preparing for graduation! Here in the Career Development Center, we have our last seminars of the semester this week, as well as an employer information session that is sure to be fascinating! Check out the list below, and be sure to join us if you need a break from writing those papers!
Unless noted, all seminars are held in the Career Development Resource Center – MHC 124
LinkedIn Part I (The Basics) – April 24, 11:30-12:30pm
LinkedIn Part II (Advanced) – April 24, 12:30-1:30pm
Marketing Your International Experience – April 27, 12-1:00pm
U.S. State Department Information Session – April 27, 5-6:00pm