Post Graduation Employment

Career Services developed a post graduation survey to obtain a clearer understanding of UM-Dearborn students' career goals and achievements following graduation.   


2017 Data Highlights 

  • 77% of graduates accepted employment after graduation

    • 11% are interviewing/seeking employment

    • 10% are attending Graduate/Professional School

    • 3% have a post-graduate internship or co-op

  • 91% of graduates reported staying in Michigan for work

  • $55,000 Median Salary

  • 77% of graduates are registered with Career Services Office and felt that Career Services assisted with career development/job search

  • 100% of graduates would recommend Career Services to a friend

Post Graduation Data

To learn more about UM-Dearborn alumni post graduation outcomes for the 2017 calendar year, please view/download the individual reports: 2017 Post Graduation First Destination Report and 2017 Employment by Industry

  • Data Gathering Methods

    Post Graduation information and data collected through the following sources:

    • Email-based surveys sent to UM-Dearborn graduates 6-months after each commencement ceremony (Fall, Winter, Spring) 

    • LinkedIn, social media and Internet searches

    • Employers, UM-Dearborn faculty and staff updates

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