Highlights of the Fall 2012 graduating senior employment survey include:
- Of the 404 graduates surveyed, 81% planned to receive a bachelor’s degree, while 8% planned to receive a master’s degree.
- 36% of graduates planned to pursue a higher degree after graduation
- 20% of graduates reported registering with the Office of Career Services. Of those registered, the most common services used were resume critiques (used by 43% of registered students) and career days/job fairs (used by 35% of registered students)
- Slightly less than half (48%) of graduates found that attending a Nicholls-sponsored career day or job fair was helpful in their job search
- Exactly one-third (33%) of graduates reported working full-time, while almost one-third (31%) 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 36% of graduates that were not employed at time of graduation, exactly two-fifths (40%) have interviewed for jobs, while almost one-quarter (23%) 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.