Florida State University students know where to go when it comes to planning for their future. For the eighth year in a row, the FSU Career Center is the first way students have found employment after graduation, according to the survey of senior graduates.
“Our Career Center offers programs and services that provide training and skills development to students seeking employment and admission to graduate and vocational programs,” said Myrna Hoover, Director of the Career Center. “We also connect them with experienced professionals, mentors and employers who advise and support them for their future careers. “
For more than a decade, the Career Center, in conjunction with the Division of Student Affairs and the Office of Institutional Research, administered the survey to senior graduates with questions regarding their postgraduate plans and overall FSU experience. More than 92% of graduates responded to the survey during the 2019-2020 school year.
In the most recent survey, graduates indicated that the number one way to find career opportunities was with Career Center services, which include internships listed by the Career Center, career fairs and postings. employment, on-campus interviews and ProfessioNole mentors.
Data from the 2020 survey indicated that 62% of seniors looked for a job after graduation and 67% of them got one or more job offers. Thirty-three percent of graduates sought further education and 74 percent of them received one or more offers of admission prior to graduation.
According to the survey, graduates were also involved outside of the classroom:
- 69 percent participated in community service
- 68.2 percent have completed an internship
- 92.7% were involved in activities on campus, including a job on campus
The Career Center provides comprehensive career services, trains career services practitioners, conducts life / career development research and disseminates information on services and life / career issues to the academic community, to the nation and the world. For more information visit career.fsu.edu.