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2017 Senior Survey

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SENIOR SURVEY
COLORADO COLLEGE CLASS OF 2017
371 seniors out of a graduating class of 484 (77%) responded to the Senior Survey in the weeks leading up to graduation. Here's what they're up to.
OUTCOMES
Students with an "outcome" are those who had established post-graduate plans at the time of the survey: students that received a job offer and accepted or are considering accepting, and students attending graduate school. It does not include students still seeking employment, students that are traveling or volunteering, or students that received a job offer and declined.
Students with an outcome: 60% Of that 60%...
Accepted job offer: 70%
Attending grad school: 20%
Considering offer(s): 8%
Work & grad school: 2%
EMPLOYMENT
Of the 188 students with job offers, 179 accepted or are considering accepting those offers.
71%
16%
13%
Jobs
Fellowships
Internships
INDUSTRIES & SALARIES
The following reflects industry and expected salary information from the 179 students that have accepted or are considering job offers.
Education
Healthcare
Community Orgs, Nonprofits
Environment, Sustainability
Sports, Outdoor Recreation
Arts, Media, Communications
Engineering, Technology
Finance, Real Estate
Public Policy, Law, Gov, IR
Consulting, Management, HR
Other
INTERNSHIPS
Out of 371 seniors, 257 completed one or more internship(s) during their time at CC.
These 257 students completed 483 internships between them, averaging 1.9 internships per student.
Over the last 5 years, the percent of seniors participating in one or more internship(s) has increased.
And the percent of seniors who did not participate in an internship has dropped.
13%
22%
30%
40%
Students who participated in one or more internship(s) while at CC are 13% more likely to graduate with an outcome than students who did not.
Students that received a job offer are 22% more likely to have participated in one or more internship(s) than their peers who are seeking employment.
Students that used the Career Center are 30% more likely to graduate with an outcome than students who did not use the Career Center.
Students that did not use the Career Center are 40% more likely to graduate without an outcome than students who did use the Career Center.
WHERE THEY'RE GOING
Of the 222 students with an outcome, 174 knew where they would be located post-graduation. Check out the top spots:
TOP 5 STATES
COLORADO
CALIFORNIA
MASSACHUSETTS
NEW YORK
ILLINOIS
1
2
3
4
5
TOP 5 CITIES
Colorado Springs
Denver
New York
Boulder
Chicago
SAMPLING OF ORGANIZATIONS
American Civil Liberties Union
Bristol-Myers Squibb
El Pomar Foundation
Ernst & Young
Google
Mediators Without Borders
OMNI Institute
Peace Corps
U.S. Forest Service
Wood River Land Trust
UNDP
UNITED KINGDOM
1
FRANCE
2
JAPAN
3
AUSTRALIA
4
CAMBODIA
5
WHERE THEY'RE GOING
47% more graduates are moving abroad for employment and graduate school opportunities than in 2016. Check out where they're going:
TOP 5 COUNTRIES
CONGRATULATIONS, GRADS!
Wherever they are, we wish our seniors all the best on their continuing paths to success!
Career Center 1130 N Cascade Ave: 719.389.6893 [email protected] www.coloradocollege.edu/careercenter
Source:
The Senior Survey was sent to all undergraduate students at Colorado College eligible to graduate in May 2017. The data do not include students that graduated in December, are graduating in August, or are part of the MAT graduate program. Created by the Colorado College Career Center. June 2017.