Highlights and Facts
Career Center

Career/Education Preparation:

  • 4951 students and alumni participated in more than 159 career programs
    (resume/interviewing, career education/assessment, networking forums and career fairs).
  • 3237 individualized career advising/counseling sessions were held with 1666 students and alumni.

Career-based Experiential Education Participation:

  • 81% of 2014 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.

lnternship Highlights:

  • 98% of Arts & Sciences internship employers rated their intern's performance as Exceeds Expectations or Meets Expectations
  • 98% of Stillman internship employers rated their intern's performance as Exceeds Expectations or Meets Expectations

Career Status of Graduates:

  • Within six months of graduation, the career-related employment rate for 2013 graduates was 84% (2014 data will be available in December, 2014.)
  • Average starting salary for 2014 baccalaureate graduates - $42,718 (Nursing - $45,833, Business - $48,778, Diplomacy - $37,500, Education - $35,625, Arts and Sciences - $36,054)
  • 15% of 2014 graduates pursued graduate school (Acceptance Rates as of May 2014: College of Arts & Sciences - 78%, College of Education and Human Services - 82%, Stillman School of Business - 59%, School of Theology - 13%, School of Diplomacy and International Relations–81%)

Employer Recruitment:

  • 293 organizations attended career recruiting events that included the On-Campus lnterviewing Program and multi-school career fair collaborations. Campus recruiting events targeted specific industries and included: the annual Career Fair, Education Career Fair, Healthcare Professions Networking and Recruiting Forum, Careers in Business, Communications Networking Forum, the Nursing Networking Forum, and the Science Networking Forum. Multí-school collaborations included the Big East Virtual Career Fair and the Big East Career Fair that was held at Madison Square Garden in New York City.
  • 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 (OCI) during the 2013-14 academic year.

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.

Alumni:

  • 124 alumni represented their organizations at career fairs and networking forums and/or served as program presenters and on-campus interviewers.
  • The Career Center offered Alumni Navigator, a dedicated job board exclusively for Seton Hall alumní.
  • The Career Center managed an extensive alumni career mentor program (Pirate Mentors)
Contact Us

The Career Center
(973) 761-9355
careers@shu.edu
Bayley Hall Rm. 209

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