Survey of 2017–2018 Graduates

Career and Professional Development is pleased to present the results of their “Beyond the Hilltop Survey” for the St. Edward’s University undergraduate and graduate Class of 2018, which includes traditional undergraduate, transfer and graduate students. This post-graduation report provides information on bachelor’s-degree recipients and master’s-degree recipients from December 2017, May 2018 and August 2018, within 6–12 months after graduation.

Traditional Undergraduates and Transfer Students

Experiential Education Prior to Graduation

74% Internship
31% Study Abroad
17% Field Experience/Practicum
16% Assistantship
15% Service Learning
7% Clinical Experience
90% Completed experiential education prior to graduation
29% of students who interned received an offer of full-time employment as a result of an internship

Post-Graduation Engagement

60% Employed Full Time
8% Employed Part Time
18% Attending Graduate/Professional School
4% Seeking Advanced Education
2% Participating in Full-Time Volunteer Program
7% Seeking Employment
1% Not Seeking Employment

Undergraduate Students

87% Engaged

Employed full time or part time, enrolled in advanced education, serving in the military or full-time volunteer programs

Master’s-Degree Graduates

Experiential Education Prior to Graduation

40% Internship
5% Assistantship
26% Field Experience/Practicum
13% Clinical Experience
4% Service Learning
61% Completed experiential education prior to graduation
27% of students who interned received an offer of full-time employment as a result of an internship

Post-Graduation Engagement

78% Employed Full Time
9% Employed Part Time
11% Seeking Employment
2% Not Seeking Employment

Master’s-Degree Graduates

87% Engaged

Employed full time or part time, enrolled in advanced education, serving in the military or full-time volunteer programs

Internships, Employers and Graduate Schools

Below is a sampling of internship sites, employers and graduate schools in which our recent graduates (within the past three years) have been or are currently engaged.

Internships

  • American Heart Association
  • Austin-Bergstrom International Airport
  • Bayer HealthCare
  • Capital Factory
  • CDK Global
  • Central Texas Food Bank
  • City of Austin
  • Deloitte
  • Enterprise Holdings
  • Environment Texas
  • Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts
  • Gerson Lehrman Group
  • Goldman Sachs
  • GSD&M Advertising Agency
  • Halliburton
  • Hispanic Scholarship Consortium
  • IBM
  • Intel Corporation
  • KPMG (Big Four accounting firm)
  • Latinitas
  • Merill Lynch
  • Mexic-Arte Museum
  • Mozilla
  • Office of the Governor, State of Texas
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers
  • Refugee Services of Texas
  • Samsung Austin Semiconductor
  • Spectrum News
  • South by Southwest
  • Tech Ranch Austin
  • Texas House of Representatives
  • Texas Monthly Magazine
  • Texas State Historical Association
  • USDA Rural Development
  • U.S. House of Representatives
  • U.S. Treasury Department IRS Criminal Investigation
  • University Federal Credit Union (UFCU)
  • Vida Capital
  • VMware
  • Warner Bros. Pictures

 

Employers

  • Accenture
  • ADP (Automatic Data Processing, Inc.)
  • Amazon
  • American Cancer Society
  • Apple
  • Applied Materials
  • Austin Independent School District
  • Ballet Austin
  • Bank of America
  • Blizzard Entertainment
  • Buzzfeed
  • C3 Presents
  • Center for Disease Control
  • Charles Schwab
  • City of Austin
  • Creative Artists Agency
  • Dell
  • Deloitte
  • Electronic Arts
  • Facebook
  • Giant Noise
  • Goldman Sachs
  • HEB
  • HomeAway
  • Hulu
  • IBM
  • IDEA Public Schools
  • Indeed
  • Integral Care
  • JPMorgan Chase & Co.
  • Kendra Scott Design
  • KPMG (Big Four accounting firm)
  • Lifesize
  • MD Anderson Cancer Center
  • Merrill Lynch & Co.
  • Mitratech
  • NBC Universal
  • Office of the Attorney General of Texas
  • Peace Corps
  • Pierpont Communications
  • PPD (Pharmaceutical Product Development)
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers
  • Raytheon
  • Seagate Technology, LLC
  • Seton Healthcare
  • Southwest Airlines
  • Sprinklr
  • Spurs Sports & Entertainment
  • South by Southwest
  • T3 Advertising Agency
  • Texas Commission on Environmental Quality
  • Texas Health and Human Services
  • The Nature Conservancy
  • Universal Music Group
  • Visa Inc.
  • VMware
  • Wayne Fueling Systems
  • Whole Foods Market

 

Graduate & Professional Schools

  • American University
  • Brandeis University
  • California Institute of the Arts
  • Cornell University
  • Duke University School Of Law
  • George Washington University
  • Harvard Divinity School
  • Illinois College Of Law
  • Loyola University Chicago
  • McGovern Medical School
  • Portland State University
  • Seton Hall University
  • SMU Dedman School of Law
  • Sotheby’s Institute of Art
  • Southern Methodist University
  • St. Edward’s University
  • St. Mary’s University
  • Suffolk University School of Law
  • Texas A&M College of Dentistry
  • Texas A&M University
  • Texas Christian University
  • Texas State University
  • Trinity College Dublin
  • University of California–Davis
  • University of California–San Diego
  • University of Houston
  • University of North Texas Health Science Center
  • University of San Francisco
  • University of Southern California
  • University of Texas at Austin
  • University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio
  • University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
  • University of Texas School of Law
  • University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
  • University of Notre Dame
  • Villanova University
  • Washington State University
  • Yale University