Employment Statistics

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How long does it take Newhouse alumni to find jobs after graduation? Where do they work? What kind of money do they earn? Our most recent statistics on where our graduates are and what they're doing for a living can be found in the PDFs of our Employment Facts and Stats for Undergraduate Students or Graduate Students. Additional and updated statistics are below. 

Class of 2015: Employment Statistics
  • Six months after the class of 2015’s graduation, 80 percent of the class was employed full-time. Another 3 percent were employed part-time.
  • Of this 80 percent of the class reporting employment, 96 percent of respondents said that the position was related to their career goals.
  • The average salary also increased by more than $2,000 to $37,700 across all majors.
  • As expected, the No. 1 way that alumni found jobs was through networking (57 percent). The next most-common means of finding a job was through on-campus recruiting (15 percent).
Class of 2015: Stage of Job Search
  • A total of 472 students participated in the CDC’s convocation survey on May 9.
  • Twenty-seven percent of the graduating class reported having a job at graduation, with another 27 percent waiting to hear back from interviews. These percentages are consistent with recent years’ results: The distribution of students among each of the categories represented in the chart below has remained stable since 2012.
  • Students reported employment with companies such as W2O, Carat, MEC, Digitas, ESPN Radio, Ogilvy & Mather, GE, MLB Network, NBCUniversal, Ketchum and Creative Artists Agency.
  • The most popular companies for employment included Digitas or DigitasLBi, with four members of the class of 2015 reporting employment there, and MLB.com or MLB Network, with three.
  • Only 12 percent of the graduating class plans to take on a post-grad internship. Of those individuals, 77 percent indicated that their internships will be paid.
  • This year, a new question regarding the total number of internships taken on during a student’s undergraduate career was added to the survey. The Newhouse undergraduate class of 2015, on average, interned three times before graduating.
  • Students reported internships with companies such as BBDO, CP+B, Edelman, Newsday, Rodale, mcgarrybowen, NBCUniversal, Popular Mechanics and Bank of America.
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