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
Percent of staff time spent student-facing
Median number of students to professional staff member
Median square footage of the career center
Percent of career centers with employer partnership programs
Percent frequently discussing career readiness competencies with faculty
2018-19 Career Services Benchmark Survey