Highlights of the Fall 2013 graduating senior employment survey include:
- Of the 342 graduates surveyed, 73% planned to receive a bachelor’s degree, while 17% planned to receive a master’s degree.
- 59% of graduates planned to pursue a higher degree after graduation
- 23% of graduates reported registering with the Office of Career Services. Of those registered, the most common services used were career days/job fairs (used by 49% of registered students) and resume critiques (used by 42% of registered students)
- Almost three-fifths (57%) of graduates found that attending a Nicholls-sponsored career day or job fair was helpful in their job search
- Slightly over two-fifths (41%) of graduates reported working full-time, while exactly one-third (33%) reported working part-time. For a breakout of graduate employment status by number of hours worked (full-time / part-time) and relationship of employment to degree field, click here.
- Of the 26% of graduates that were not employed at time of graduation, almost one-third (31%) have interviewed for jobs, while almost one-fifth (18%) have received job offers. For a full breakdown of job search activities for non-employed graduates, click here.
History of graduating senior employment surveys:
Click on the appropriate link to see surveys of graduating Nicholls seniors from Spring 2008 through Fall 2012.