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Outcomes: Careers

2012
Number: 
78%
Label: 
Class of 2011 pursuing a career
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From the Career Services Follow-Up Survey, Class of 2011

This information was obtained from the Career Services Follow-Up Survey for the class of 2011, 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 2011 for those employed full-time. Career industry represents the type of employer each graduate works for. This year, 74% of respondents to this question are represented in the top 10 industries.

RANK FIELD # OF RESPONDENTS % OF RESPONDENTS
1 Education 73 23%
2 Finance/Banking 28 9%
3 Retail/Wholesale 27 9%
4 Health Care 19 6%
5 Food and Beverage 18 6%
6 Sports and Recreation 17 5%
7 Social / Human Services 12 4%
8 Technology 10 3%
8 Travel and Tourism 10 3%
10 Hotel, Restaurant, Hospitality 9 3%

Top Career Functions

Graduates were asked about their specific job function, in addition to the type of employer they work for. The top 10 job functions for the class, representing 71% of respondents, are listed below.

RANK JOB FUNCTION # OF RESPONDENTS % OF RESPONDENTS
1 Teaching/Coaching/Training 61 20%
2 Sales 41 13%
3 Administration/Management 25 8%
4 Customer Service 24 8%
5 Research/Analysis 19 6%
6 Financial Services 18 6%
7 Operations 11 4%
8 Health Services 9 3%
9 Marketing/Brand Management 8 3%
10 Account Management / Planning 5 2%
10 Social Services 5 2%