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Outcomes: Careers

2013
Number: 
73%
Label: 
Class of 2012 pursuing a career
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From the Career Services Follow-Up Survey, Class of 2012

This information was obtained from the Career Services Follow-Up Survey for the class of 2012, conducted during the 7-10 months post-graduation. New: Outcomes Profiles covering a 5-year aggregate for each academic division are now available.

Top Career Industries

The top 10 career industries represented by the class of 2012 for those employed full-time. Career industry represents the type of employer each graduate works for. This year, 75% of respondents to this question are represented in the top 10 industries.

RANK FIELD # OF RESPONDENTS % OF RESPONDENTS
1 Education 47 20%
2 Finance/Banking 28 12%
3 Sports & Recreation 19 8%
4 Health Care 13 6%
5 Retail/Wholesale 13 6%
6 Government/Public Administration 11 5%
7 Food and Beverage 8 3%
8 Social/Human Services 7 3%
9 Consulting 6 3%
10 Insurance 6 3%

Top Career Functions

Graduates were asked about their specific job function, in addition to the type of employer they work for. The top 12 job functions for the class, representing 75% of respondents, are listed below.

RANK JOB FUNCTION # OF RESPONDENTS % OF RESPONDENTS
1 Teaching/Coaching/Training 47 20%
2 Sales 25 11%
3 Administration/Management 20 9%
4 Research/Analysis 16 7%
5 Financial Services 13 6%
6 Customer Service 11 5%
7 Marketing/Brand Management 10 4%
8 Health Services 8 3%
9 Business Development 6 3%
10 Buying/Purchasing 6 3%
10 Creative/Design/Multimedia 6 3%
10 Operations 6 3%