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Division of Student Affairs

March 2011

Mary B. Coburn, Vice President for Student Affairs

Tripp and Susie Busch-Transou Career Center The Career Center’s mission is to provide comprehensive career services, train career service practitioners, conduct life and career development research, and disseminate information about life and career services and issues to the university community and the world. The Career Center conducts a Graduating Senior Survey annually to undergraduate students. These assessments identify students’ post-graduation plans.

Graduating Senior Employment Status and Annual Salary Ranges 2006

2007

2008

2009

2010*

Weighted Average

68%

71%

73%

60%

63%

67%

32%

29%

27%

40%

37%

33%

Employed in Florida

67%

68%

66%

58%

63%

65%

Employed Out-of-State 


335

32%

34%

42%

37%

35%

Annual salary

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010*

< $25,000 23% $25,000-$34,000 29% $35,000-$44,000 27% $45,000-$54,000 12% >= $55,000 9% * N
 = 744 respondents (13.5% of total graduates)

20% 23% 35% 16% 7%

22% 22% 29% 15% 13%

36% 24% 22% 8% 9%

34% 28% 20% 10% 8%

Employment Employment Related Directly to Major Employment Unrelated to Major

Mission The Division of Student Affairs collaborates with students, faculty, and staff to create welcoming, supportive and challenging environments that maximize opportunities for student learning and success. Through high quality programs, the Division facilitates student development, celebrates differences, and promotes civic and global responsibility.

photos: Dunlap Success Center (top), Career development class (bottom), Career Center library (right); page 2: Student Advisor (top), Entrance to the Career Center(bottom)

Weighted Average 27% 25% 26% 12% 9%


Division of Student Affairs

March 2011

Mary B. Coburn, Vice President for Student Affairs

Career Center Highlights 54,355 Florida State University students, alumni, staff, and community clients were served over the 2009 – 2010 year through a variety of programs and services:

Top Employers 2009 - 2010 By Number of Interviews

1. Target Corporations

2. Ernest & Young

3. Summit/Liberty Mutual Group

4. Kohl’s Department Stores

5. Deloitte

6. KPMG

7. Aldi, Inc.

8. Enterprise Rent-A-Car

9. Macy’s

10. Insight Global, Inc.

• • • • • • • • •

8,538 students participated in Career Advising 396 students enrolled in one of 12 sections of the Career Planning Class 20,641 participants in 517 Career Outreach Programs 1,225 student registrants and 369 placements into Co-ops, Internships, or Externships 582 employers and 6,808 students participated in 8 Career Expositions 359 employers interviewed over 2,380 students through On-Campus Recruiting 4,333 full-time jobs were listed on SeminoleLink and 9,443 resumes were sent to employers 336 Mock Interviews were conducted 73,569 Career Portfolio Users

In response to the global recession, the Career Center implemented the following programs and initiatives:

• Planned and implemented two Part Time Job Fairs in cooperation with the Tallahassee Chamber of Commerce.

• Offered Career Center Road Shows for graduating students at selected campus locations

• Provided career advising and counseling services to faculty and staff who

By Number of Hires

1. Ernest & Young

2. Air Armament Center -

Contracting Directorate

3. Sherwin Williams Company

4. Sears Holdings Company

5. Insight Global, Inc.

6. Protiviti

7. Target Corporations

8. Deloitte

9. Enterprise Rent-A-Car

10. ISNetworld

• •

were laid off in partnership with the university’s Budget Crisis Support Services Employee Transition Program Offered job search support groups and clubs to graduating students Targeted selected employers to recruit at FSU

For more information please visit, studentaffairs.fsu.edu

Career Center Highlights - March 2011  

Highlights from the Career Center shared with the FSU Board of Trustees.

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