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Proven Success

During the 2015-2016 academic year, the Center for Career Services…

Usage

  • Engaged with 97% of all Colgate students.  
  • Saw 88% of the senior class, 93% of juniors, 87% of sophomores, and 90% of the first-year class.  
  • Connected with 96% of all 2015 graduates before Commencement
  • Held 3,872 student and alumni appointments
  • Engaged in 9,504 advising contacts
  • Led on-campus workshops and programs for 8,169 students

Accomplishments

  • Offered 180 students over $622,000 in summer internship, research, and fellowship funding
  • Matched 390 alumni volunteers and with 345 student participants for our Day in the Life job shadow program 
  • Hosted nearly 400 sophomores, 75 junior and senior presenters, and 125 alumni, parents, faculty, and staff for SophoMORE Connections
  • Saw 94% of Colgate law school applicants accepted in 2014-15 cycle (compared with a national rate of 78%)
  • Realized a 100% acceptance rate for graduating seniors, and a 73% overall (alumni and student) acceptance rate for medical school applicants with Colgate committee support - the national acceptance was 43%

Employer Relations

  • Connected with 138 Colgate Premier (formal recruiting) employer partners this fall.
  • Arranged 356 on-campus interviews
  • Posted 4,331 job and internship positions to our naviGATE and consortium databases

Placement

Download our longitudinal five-year outcomes data to see where the class of 2016 landed.


Success After Colgate

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