- 5,364 students and alumni participated in more than 186 career programs (resume/interviewing, career education/assessment, networking forums and career fairs).
- Over 3,000 individualized career advising/counseling sessions were held with 1666 students and alumni.
Career-based Experiential Education Participation
- 81% of 2016 graduates had participated in a university-sponsored, career-based experiential education program (lnternship, Clinical, Practicum and/or Student Teaching).
- The School of Diplomacy and International Relations, College of Education and Human Services, College of Nursing, Sport Management, and Management majors are required to complete internships to fulfill degree requirements.
- 86% of intern employers said that they would hire their intern for a full time job if circumstances permitted.
- Fourteen students were honored with Experiential Education Student Awards.
- An intern course in the liberal arts was introduced to students in the liberal arts.
Career Status of Graduates
- Within six months of graduation, the career-related employment rate for 2016 graduates was 90%.
- Average starting salary for 2016 baccalaureate graduates - $48,695
(Nursing - $67,402; Business - $53,227, Education - $43,409, Diplomacy - $32,955, Arts and Sciences - $38,214).
- The total acceptance rate for 2016 graduates who pursued graduate school was 99%.
(Acceptance Rates: College of Arts and Sciences - 96%; College of Education and Human Services - 100%; Stillman School of Business - 91%; School of Diplomacy & International Relations - 100%; Immaculate Conception Seminary School of Theology - 100%).
- 459 organizations attended career recruiting events that included the On-Campus Interview Program and multi-school career fair collaborations.
- Campus recruiting events targeted specific industries and included: the annual Science and Healthcare Professions Networking Forum, Nursing Career Fair, Communications Career Fair, Sports, Entertainment and Marketing Forum, and our annual Fall and Spring Career Fairs.
- Multi-school collaborations included the Big East Networking forum held a Madison Square Garden in New York City and two virtual career fairs.
- 113 organizations attended industry specific networking forums that were designed to increase students' networking, communication and interpersonal skills.
- 37 organizations participated in The Career Center's On-Campus Interviewing Program.
Web Based Career Resources
Career resources include online career assessments, an online system that posts thousands of employment opportunities (part-time, internship and professional), web-based resume writing and interviewing practice and tutorials, and a variety of career research tools.
- 1233 alumni represented their organizations at career fairs and networking forums and/or served as program presenters and on-campus interviewers.
- The Career Center offers Alumni Navigator, a dedicated job board exclusively for Seton Hall alumni.
- The Career Center manages an extensive alumni career mentor program (Pirate Mentors).