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Proven Success

During the 2014-2015 academic year, the Center for Career Services…

Usage

    Through March 31: 
  • Engaged with 92.1% of all Colgate students.  
  • Saw 84.1% of the senior class, 92.4% of juniors, 85.8% of sophomores, and 89.2%of the first-year class.  
  • Connected with 95.8% of all 2014 graduates before Commencement
  • Held 3000 student and alumni appointments
  • Had 9135 advising contacts
  • Led on-campus workshops and programs for 6926 students

Accomplishments

  • Granted 170 students with over $472,000 in summer internship, research, and fellowship funding (a 272% increase in funding since 2012). (Note: this reflects 2013-14 data as the 2014-15 process is underway).  
  • Matched 388 alumni volunteers and with 356 student participants for our Day in the Life job shadow program 
  • Hosted nearly 400 sophomores, 45 junior and senior presenters, and 125 alumni, parents, faculty, and staff for SophoMORE Connections
  • Saw 90% of Colgate law school applicants accepted in 2013-14 cycle, with 100% acceptance rate for senior applicants (compared with a national rate of 77%)
  • Boasted a 100% acceptance rate for graduating seniors, and a 70% overall (alumni and student) acceptance rate for medical school applicants with Colgate committee support - the national acceptance was 43%

Employer Relations

  • Connected with 64 Colgate Premier (formal recruiting) employer partners this fall.
  • Arranged 369 on-campus interviews
  • Posted 3458 job and internship positions to our naviGATE and consortium databases

Placement

Download our longitudinal five-year outcomes data to see where the class of 2014 landed.


Success After Colgate

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