September 14, 2016 | By NACE Staff
TAGS: student attitudes, surveys, spotlight
Spotlight for Career Services Professionals
Major, and to a lesser extent, gender, race/ethnicity, and GPA, had an effect on the post-graduation plans of bachelor’s degree graduates, according to results of NACE’s Class of 2016 Student Survey.
Highlights from the survey that illustrate the impact these factors had on post-graduation plans include:
NACE’s Class of 2016 Student Survey was conducted February 16 – April 30, 2016; more than 23,000 students at colleges and universities nationwide took part, including 5,600 graduating seniors. The survey report will be available in September.
Figure 1: Plans after graduation, by gender, race/ethnicity, and GPA
Median number of career center staff
Median number of students to professional staff
Median square footage of career services office
# of organizations participating in career fairs (median)
Percent of career services offices offering academic advising
2016-17 Career Services Benchmark Survey