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Fall 2013 Graduating senior employment survey highlights and history

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.

Spring 2008 survey

Fall 2008 survey

Spring 2009 survey

Fall 2009 survey

Spring 2010 survey

Fall 2010 survey

Fall 2012 survey

Spring 2013 survey






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