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EXPLORE. DO. CONNECT. CAREER SERVICES 2016-2017Â Annual Report


CAREER SERVICES Mission: To empower students and recent graduates to explore and translate their liberal arts education and achieve their post graduate career goals.

Career Services helps students: EXPLORE. DO. CONNECT.

EXPLORE

DO

CONNECT

Self. Major. Career. (Interests, Skills, Values)

Get Involved. Gain Experience. (Internships, Student Employment, Study Abroad, Summer Jobs, Volunteer)

Faculty/Staff. Alums. Employers. (Mentorship, Programming, Networking)

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2016 GRADUATES: 99.3% SITUATED The CSB/SJU class of 2016 had an overall situated rate of 99.3% with 95.5% of the class responding to the First Destination survey. This response rate placed CSB at #1 and SJU at #2 for all Minnesota Private Colleges.

78.8%

14.1%

6.4%

EMPLOYED

CONTINUING EDUCATION

FULL TIME VOLUNTEER SERVICE

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78.8% EMPLOYED

78.8% of the class of 2016 reported on the First Destination survey they were employed.

GEOGRAPHIC DISTRIBUTION OF GRADUATES Minnesota - 71.5%, National - 21.3%, International - 7.2%

TOP EMPLOYERS

Aerotek, Coyote Logistics, KPMG, Mayo Clinic, Optum, PwC, St. Cloud Hospital, Securian, SPS Commerce, US Army

SECTOR OF ECONOMY EMPLOYING GRADUATES

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14.1% CONTINUING EDUCATION 14.1% of the class of 2016 reported on the First Destination survey they were enrolled in a graduate/professional program or returning to complete a certification or additional degree.   

HIGHLIGHTED INSTITUTIONS In addition to Minnesota universities, graduates also attend schools such as: Boston College Boston University Columbia University Creighton University George Washington University Loyola University Massachusetts Institute of Technology Ohio State Tufts University University of California - Davis University of Denver University of Texas University of Wisconsin - Madison Washington State University Yale University

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6.4% FULL TIME VOLUNTEER SERVICE Our Benedictine heritage calls us to serve. 6.4% of the class of 2016 reported on the First Destination survey they were participating in a full time volunteer service position. Â

HIGHLIGHTED ORGANIZATIONS AmeriCorps Benedictine Volunteer Corps (SJU) Benedictine Women's Volunteer Corps (CSB) College Possible Jesuit Volunteer Corps Maryknoll Nuestros Pequenos Hermanos Peace Corps

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99.4% UTILIZED CAREER SERVICES Results from the 2016 First Destination survey show that 99.4% of seniors had one or more appointments/interactions with Career Services.

"Career Services is one of the greatest assets I've had at CSB/SJU. The amount of info and activities they provide to students is endless and the ability to help you in more ways than one. I wish that more students would take advantage of this place on campus knowing how valuable it is to your success after graduation." - CSB/SJU Senior

"The practice interviews were so helpful. Having somebody available to prepare you for a make-or-break interview is the best thing available to students." - CSB/SJU Senior

"I appreciated one-on-one meetings with the Career Services staff to review resumes, cover letters, and get opinions on proper etiquette for job fairs and networking." - CSB/SJU Senior

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3,017Â CLIENT APPOINTMENTS

Career staff provided 3,017 individual client appointments; this was an 8.8% increase from last year.

APPOINTMENT TOPICS Interpret and discuss career assessments (e.g. interests, skills, values) Coach students in their development and implementation of career plans Assist students with identifying and connecting with career mentors Guide students to showcase themselves (e.g. resumes, cover letters, interviews, graduate school essays)

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CAREER RESOURCE CENTERS Career Assistants (CAs) - 24 trained peer advisors who staff the Career Resource Centers; the CAs had   3111 student contacts and: Provided them with career information Educated them about programs/events Connected them with alums

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34 ACADEMIC PRESENTATIONS Career staff connected with 589 students via academic presentations including First Year Seminars to Capstone courses.

DEPARTMENTS Accounting and Finance, Art, Chemistry, Computer Science, Communication, Economics, Education, English, Exercise Science and Sports Studies, Environmental Studies, First Year Seminar, Global Business Leadership, History, Math, Modern & Classical Languages, Music, Nursing, Nutrition, and Sociology

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47 WORKSHOPS 1,100 students benefited from 47 workshops in residential areas, club meetings, student organization gatherings and other student settings.

HIGHLIGHTED TOPICS Are you LinkedIn or Left Out? Career Resources for International Students Get Hired! Interviewing Success Information Interviews and Job Shadows Internship/Job Fair Prep Life After College Networking and Elevator Pitches Resumes for Study Abroad

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CONNECTING STUDENTS AND EMPLOYERS Career Services provided an array of opportunities for students to personally connect with employers on- and off-campus. This included information sessions, Connections Kick-off, Career EXPO, Career Fairs, and On-Campus Recruiting. The staff worked to engage students of all classes and majors with employers to meet the goal of students learning early about employer opportunities and expectations. 

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CAREER EXPO

Career EXPO 2016 connected 771 students (First Years through Seniors and all majors) and 223 alums through: 13 career seminars facilitated by faculty 92 organizations at a career fair LinkedIn photos Take a Bennie/Johnnie to lunch

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2016 - 2017 CAREER FAIRS Connections Kick-off Education Career Fair Government & Non-Profit Career Fair Health Related Career Fair MN Private Colleges Job & Internship Fair Numbers Night Science & Engineering Fair Talent Summit Virtual Career Fair Virtual Graduate & Professional School Fair

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CAREER FAIRS

1,262  students attended career fairs in 2016-2017. Career Services partners with  other MN colleges to provide several internship and job fairs for students. CSB/SJU students had access to 1,164 organizations to investigate internship and job opportunities, as well as graduate school programs.

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ON-CAMPUS RECRUITING

222 on-campus student interviews were conducted. Interviews were scheduled via E-link, which held 3190 additional job and internship postings for CSB/SJU students. Students also connected with employers through Information Sessions and Connections Kick-off.

HIGHLIGHTED ORGANIZATIONS 3M Allianz Best Buy CliftonLarsonAllen LLP Deloitte Enterprise Rent-A-Car EY Fast Enterprises Federated Insurance KPMG Optum (UnitedHealth) PeaceCorps PricewaterhouseCoopers Securian Financial Group Target

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ALUMNAE/I INVOLVEMENT Career Services continues to be a leader in actively engaging and connecting alums and students. 449 alums participated in career events and programming.

"I always enjoy giving back to CSB/SJU, sharing my learnings, and helping other Bennies and Johnnies." - CSB/SJU Alum

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SOCIAL MEDIA AND TECHNOLOGY Career Services' social media and technology efforts had a student reach of 92,637. The social media platforms saw an average increase in followers of 4.5% this year.

E-newsletter: 35.020 student reach Facebook: 1221 likes Instagram: 328 followers LinkedIn group: 3392 members Pinterest: 215 followers Twitter: 1110 followers Website: 44,679 contacts 

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PARTNERING FOR SUCCESS 2016-2017 was a year of many collaborations with: Academic Advising/Accessibility Services Academic Departments Alumnae Relations Alumni Relations Center for Global Education/Education Abroad College Possible Events and Conferences Experiential Learning & Community Engagement Institute for Women's Leadership Institutional Planning and Research Intercultural & International Student Services Intercultural-LEAD McCarthy Center for Civic Engagement McNeely Center for Entrepreneurship Men's Institute Office of Admission Residential Life Student Activities and Leadership Development

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STRATEGIC PLANNING PROCESS The Presidents of the College of Saint Benedict and Saint John's University charged the Directors of Career Services, Academic Advising, and Experiential Learning & Community Engagement (ELCE) to develop a strategic plan built on the recommendations of the Career Services Program Review Committee. The charge included: Learning outcomes and a four-year career development curriculum for introduction to CSB and SJU students in the First Year Experience. A professional staffing model to address career counseling, employer relations, technology, career events, stakeholder engagement, assessment, and communications and marketing. An electronic student tracking system developed and supported by IT Services. Office and support staffing for a one-stop shop. One-stop shop branded and messaged via the Office of Marketing and Communications. Strengthened engagement with CSB and SJU alumni relations and volunteers. The strategic plan was delivered to the Presidents in October 2016 and steps were initiated during 2016-2017 to move the process forward including: Career Services was moved from Student Development to Academic Affairs; the announcement of the move to the campus community was made November 1, 2016. The decision to merge Career Services and Experiential Learning & Community Engagement was announced at the end of March, 2017 with the goal of a single department starting July 1, 2017.

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CAREER SERVICES STAFF Heidi Harlander, Director Mary Harlander-Locke, Associate Director John Clarkson, Associate Director Erica Rademacher, Assistant Director Jackie Elvehjem, Assistant Director Jackie Miller, Office & Technical Coordinator Melissa Koshiol, Office Manager Leslie Koshiol-Zimmer, Receptionist/Secretary

CSB Center Academic Services Building 320.363.5707

SJU Center Mary Hall 10 320.363.3236

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