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Careers & Outcomes

Career readiness is embedded in everything we do at St. Lawrence. No matter where your post-college adventure takes you, you’ll be equipped with the knowledge, practical skills and confidence you need to succeed.

Empowered to Excel

With a world-class education rooted in the liberal arts and enriched by experiential learning, St. Lawrence graduates find success in every field, climb to the top of the world’s largest companies, and make impacts big and small on communities around the globe. 

The Center for Career Excellence offers unrivaled professional development; starting from your first semester, you’ll have access to career exploration tools and resources, networking events, real-world learning opportunities, mentoring programs, and personalized career planning assistance. Bring us your interests and passions and we'll help you make the most of all our career exploration opportunities—that's our Career Commitment. We're all in if you are. 

“I didn’t have access to a business network. I came to St. Lawrence to build one.” - Miles Crump ’16

 

Adventure Awaits

Fueled by curiosity and compassion, inspired by brilliant professors, empowered by career coaches, and supercharged by a successful, far-reaching alumni network, Laurentians leave ready to make a difference.

77%

Pursue more than one area of study

Embrace every curiosity by adding an additional major or a minor.

 

94%

Outcomes Rate

Recent graduates were employed or in graduate school within 7-9 months of graduating.

 

42%

Continue their education

Almost half of recent graduates embarked on advanced degrees within five years of graduating.

#3

Alumni network in the country

(The Princeton Review, 2021)

#18

Best career services in the country

(The Princeton Review, 2020)

73%

Complete at least one internship

82%

Embark on important research

82%

Participate in service opportunities

Community service is an important part of the St. Lawrence experience.

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Our Career Commitment

You've got goals, big dreams, interests, and passions. Maybe you know exactly what you want to do after graduation. Maybe you're still figuring it out. Either way, we'll help you design a personalized career plan so you can spend your four years exploring your options, connecting with alumni, and learning how to leverage all of your liberal arts experiences for a rewarding career.

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Internships = Opportunity

Internships are the most influential source of employment for our students. More than 70% complete at least one, from innovative micro-internships to paid, summer-long fellowships.

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Career Exploration

It’s never too early to plan ahead. We help our students discover their passions and find their paths from their first semester.

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Alumni Around the World

Ebay. Marvel Entertainment. Hockey Canada. The Kenyan Parliament. St. Lawrence alumni lead and make a difference around the world, in industries of all kinds.

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Signature Career Programs

As we get to know what motivates and inspires you, we’ll link you with like-minded Laurentians and connect you to opportunities both on campus and off that demonstrate how your liberal arts experiences can make a difference in the real world.

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