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College of Arts & Sciences 2016/17

The University of Oklahoma Career Services Executive Summaries by College


Facts & Numbers Registration with Career Services 16-17

% Change

All Students

9,882

+29.14

College of Arts and Sciences

2,155

39.07

Registrants by Major

16-17

% Change

African & African-American Studies

9

+200.00

Anthropology

51

+30.77

Arts & Sciences Planned Program/Undecided

66

+186.96

Astronomy/Astrophysics

5

Biochemistry

59

+37.21

Botany

4

-33.33

Chemistry

24

+200.00

Chemistry/Biochemistry

25

-7.41

Chemical Biosciences

30

Chinese

9

0.00

Classics

7

+16.67

Communication

152

+7.80

Criminology

73

+21.67

Criminal Justice

39

+225.00

Economics

76

+13.43

English

47

+30.56

Film & Media Studies

32

+166.67

French

12

+71.43

German

7

-22.22


Facts & Numbers Registrants by Major

16-17

% Change

Health & Exercise Science

175

+43.44

History

58

+100.00

History of Science

8

+300.00

Human Relations

220

+48.65

Information Studies

26

+100.00

Italian

1

-50.00

Japanese

12

+1,100.00

Letters

39

+56.00

Library & Information Studies

9

+125.00

Linguistics

19

+5.56

Mathematics

113

+50.67

Microbiology

76

+40.74

Multidisciplinary Studies

106

+231.25

Native American Studies

13

+333.33

Philosophy

19

+46.15

Physics

28

+33.33

Political Science

108

+31.33

Psychology

181

+50.83

Public Affairs & Administration

16

+23.08

Religious Studies

9

28.57

Russian

12

50.00

Social Work

59

+103.45

Sociology

60

+57.89

Spanish

35

+29.63

Women’s Studies

17

+142.86

Zoology

4

-97.44

Total Registrants

2,155

-9.50


Facts & Numbers Career Fair Attendance by Major The Fall 2016 Sooner Showcase hosted 151 employers and 1,832 students attended. The 2017 Spring Career Fair hosted 129 employers and 1,293 students attended. The chart below shows the attendance broken down by major. 

Sooner Showcase

Spring Career Fair

African & African-American Studies

2

0

Anthropology

5

9

Arts & Sciences Planned Program

2

0

Asian Studies

1

0

Biochemistry

9

0

Biology

31

0

Botany

1

0

Chemistry Biosciences

6

1

Chemistry

7

5

Chemistry/Biochemistry

4

1

Chinese

7

2

Classics

2

0

Communication

35

36

Counseling Psychology

1

0

Economics

35

27

English

10

5

Film & Media Studies

3

0

French

2

0

German

2

0

Health & Exercise Science

16

6

History

5

3


Facts & Numbers

Sooner Showcase

Spring Career Fair

Human Relations

50

35

Information Studies

6

3

Letters

3

2

Linguistics

6

0

Mathematics

23

7

Microbiology

14

5

Multidisciplinary Studies

11

7

Philosophy

4

0

Physics

4

3

Planned Program

1

0

Plant Biology

3

1

Political Science

15

11

Psychology

28

14

Public Administration/Public Policy

2

2

Religious Studies

2

1

Social Work

3

4

Sociology/Criminology

16

17

Spanish

5

5

Women’s & Gender Studies

2

1

Total Attendance

384

213


Recruiting On-Campus Interviews by Major Many students participate in on-campus interviews. There were 74 companies that conducted 293 on-campus interviews with Arts and Sciences students. 16-17

% Change

Arts & Sciences Planned Program/Undecided

2

+100.00

Chemistry/Biochemistry

3

+25.00

Biochemistry

1

+125.00

Chemistry

0

0.00

Chemical Biosciences

3

Chinese

1

+62.50

Classics

0

-100.00

Communication

43

+9.80

Economics

35

+28.13

English

13

-58.33

French

0

+100.00

German

1

+100.00

Health & Exercise Science

13

+66.77

History

7

+100.00

Human Relations

70

+135.48

Information Studies

8

-25.00

Linguistics

1

-50.00

Mathematics

15

-41.38

Microbiology

1

-50.00

Multidisciplinary Studies

6

-57.14

Native American Studies

0

-85.71

Philosophy

1

+100.00

Physics

2

-100.00

Political Science

12

-40.00

Psychology

20

-5.88

Public Affairs & Administration

2

N/C

Religious Studies

2

+100.00

Social Work

5

-100.00

Sociology

19

-94.12

Spanish

6

N/C

Zoology

1

+200.00


Recruiting Employers that Interviewed Arts & Sciences Majors on Campus: 3M Commercial Solutions ABF Freight System Inc AIM Group ALDI INC Amegy Bank American Airlines Inc American Fidelity Assurance Company Anheuser-Busch Brewery AroundCampus Group, The AXA Advisors, LLC Bankers Life and Casualty Company Barbara A Ley, PC Brooksource Cessna Aircraft Company Chesapeake Energy Corporation Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP Cintas Corp ConocoPhillips Consolidated Electrical Distributors Denver Public Schools Devon Energy DST Systems E&J Gallo Winery Eide Bailly LLP Elwood Staffing EQT Production Ethos Group ExxonMobil EY LLP (Ernst & Young) Farmers Insurance Claims Contact Center Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City GDH Consulting Inc Glazer’s Distributors Hitachi Consulting IDR Inc Insight Global Inc International Paper

ISN JP Morgan Chase Koch Industries Inc LINN Energy LLC Love’s Travel Stops and Country Stores Maxim Healthcare Services Inc MetLife Group Insurance Sales Microsoft MidFirst Bank National Instruments Noble Energy Northwestern Mutual - Dallas ONEOK Inc Pantex (A CNS company) Paycom Peregrine Petroleum Phillips 66 Plains All American Raytheon Robert Half Technology Schlumberger Sendero Sherwin-Williams Company Sonic Corp Southwestern Advantage Target Stores Unum Uplift Education Valero Energy Corporation Walgreens Weaver, LLP WeGoLook Wells Fargo & Company Wholesale Banking Williams WPX Energy XTO Energy


First Destination Data Each year Career Services collects first destination data for all College of Arts and Sciences undergraduate students. Data is collected utilizing several methods including, but not limited to, in-class surveys, email campaigns, individual department exit interviews/surveys and digital research. Data collection starts at the beginning of each academic year and concludes six months after graduation. It is important to note this data is self-reported by the students. Total Grads

Responding

Seeking & Accepted

Cont. Job Search

Not Cont. Educ. Seeking

African and African American Studies

13

46%

50%

50%

50%

0%

Anthropology

24

67%

17%

83%

25%

0%

Arabic

7

86%

40%

60%

17%

0%

Arts & Sci-Planned Program-BA

53

45%

67%

33%

8%

4%

Arts & Sci-Planned Program-BS

77

47%

61%

39%

22%

0%

Astrophysics

5

80%

0%

100%

25%

0%

Biochemistry

27

41%

20%

80%

45%

9%

Biology

128

41%

40%

60%

43%

0%

Botany

10

20%

100%

0%

50%

0%

Chemical Biosciences

22

23%

25%

75%

20%

0%

Chemistry

6

67%

33%

67%

25%

0%

Chemistry/Biochemistry

6

67%

0%

100%

75%

0%

Chinese

9

33%

50%

50%

33%

0%

Classics

7

57%

0%

100%

25%

0%

Communication

133

75%

76%

24%

13%

2%

Economics

59

56%

64%

36%

15%

0%

English

38

55%

54%

46%

24%

10%

Ethics & Religion

1

0%

0%

0%

0%

0%

Film & Media Studies

21

52%

38%

62%

9%

18%

French

4

74%

100%

0%

33%

0%

German

6

50%

100%

0%

33%

0%

Health & Exercise Science

140

34%

30%

70%

38%

0%

History

46

46%

79%

21%

72%

0%


First Destination Data Total Grads

Responding

Seeking & Accepted

Cont. Job Search

History of Science

2

50%

0%

0%

33%

0%

Human Relations

120

69%

59%

41%

19%

4%

Information Studies

13

85%

55%

45%

0%

0%

Italian

0

0%

0%

0%

0%

0%

Japanese

7

43%

0%

100%

67%

0%

Letters

23

61%

43%

57%

50%

7%

Linguistics

16

44%

40%

60%

29%

0%

Mathematics-BA

35

51%

54%

46%

22%

6%

Mathematics-BS

10

70%

100%

0%

86%

0%

Microbiology

56

41%

36%

64%

39%

0%

Multidisciplinary Studies-BA

48

60%

81%

19%

7%

0%

Multidisciplinary Studies-BS

56

45%

84%

16%

20%

4%

Native American Studies

3

67%

50%

50%

0%

0%

Philosophy

7

57%

0%

100%

25%

0%

Physics

4

50%

0%

100%

50%

0%

Political Science

71

61%

58%

42%

37%

2%

Psychology (Professional)

78

37%

73%

27%

17%

7%

Psychology (Standard)

75

37%

15%

85%

54%

0%

Public Affairs and Administration

23

78%

85%

15%

22%

6%

Religious Studies

9

44%

33%

67%

25%

0%

Russian

7

100%

0%

100%

43%

0%

Social Work

40

45%

78%

22%

50%

0%

Sociology

39

62%

50%

50%

25%

0%

Sociology-Criminology

62

60%

35%

65%

12%

8%

Spanish

34

44%

40%

0%

33%

0%

Women’s and Gender Studies

11

55%

50%

50%

67%

0%

Zoology

1

0%

0%

0%

0%

0%

1697

51%

56%

44%

27%

2%

College of Arts & Sciences

Not Cont. Educ. Seeking


Full-Time Offers Salaries by Major Salary information was obtained from graduates responding through a variety of survey methods. Not all graduates reported salary information. Major

Mean

25th Percentile Median

75th Percentile Responses

Anthropology

$28,950

$27,924

$28,950

$29,975

2

A&S Planned - BA

$49,500

$31,500

$36,000

$54,000

4

A&S Planned - BS

$56,000

$36,000

$40,000

$68,000

3

Biology

$21,733

$17,600

$19,200

$24,600

3

Botany

$19,200

$19,200

$19,200

$19,200

1

Chemical Biosciences

$17,472

$17,472

$17,472

$17,472

1

Communication

$42,600

$38,000

$40,000

$40,000

5

Criminology

$12,630

$12,630

$12,630

$12,630

1

Economics - BA

$65,000

$65000

$65,000

$65,000

1

German

$35,000

$34,000

$35,000

$36,000

2

History

$44,000

$44,000

$44,000

$44,000

1

Human Relations

$24,500

$24,500

$24,500

$24,500

1

Mathematics - BA

$60,000

$60,000

$60,000

$60,000

1

Multidisciplinary Studies - BS

$29,000

$29,000

$29,000

$29,000

1

Biomedical Sciences

$45,000

$45,000

$45,000

$45,000

1

Native American Studies

$50,500

$50,500

$50,500

$50,500

1

Political Science

$47,000

$44,500

$47,000

$49,500

2

Psychology

$25,771

$25,771

$25,771

$25,771

1

Public Administration

$50,000

5$0,000

$50,000

$50,000

1`

Sociology

$52,000

$41,000

$50,000

$62,000

3

Spanish

$30,000

$30,000

$30,000

$30,000

1


Full-Time Offers Top Hiring Employers 180Medical (2) AmeriCorps (2) Apex Systems (2) Community After School Program (2) Cytovance Biologics (2) Dell (2) Farmers Insurance (2) Goosehead Insurance Agency (2) Greystar Real Estate Partners (4) Inceed (2) Insight Global (3) Institutional Shareholder Services (3) Marine Corp (2) Oklahoma City Public Schools (2) Oklahoma City Thunder (2)

Oklahoma Department of Human Services (4) Oklahoma House of Representatives (3) Oklahomans for Lamb (2) OU Federal Credit Union (2) Paycom (8) PayPal (2) Peace Corps Volunteer (2) Stryker Orthopedics (4) Target (2) Teach for America (3) TEK Systems (3) United States Navy (3) University of Oklahoma (13)

NOTE: 286 different companies made offers to the College of Arts and Sciences students. Of the offers reported, 28 companies hired multiple graduates. The list above are those companies that hired 2 or more graduates. They are listed in alphabetical order with the number of offers made.


Full-Time Offers Real Estate

2.2%

Pharmaceutical/Biotechnology/ Healthcare

2.2%

Medical Devices

2.2%

Commercial Banking & Credit

2.2%

Sports & Leisure

2.8%

Social Assistance

2.8%

Insurance

2.8%

Other Education

3.2%

INDUSTRIES

Retail Stores

4.1%

Non-Profit

4.1%

Investment Banking

4.4%

Advertising, PR & Marketing

4.4%

K-12 Education

4.7%

The Other Industries section is a combination of the following industries for which graduates reported employment (each was less than 2%): Internet & Software, Journalism / Media / Publishing, Legal & Law Enforcement, Technology / Engineering / Science, Investment / Portfolio Management, Management Consulting, Tourism, Hotels & Accommodations, Manufacturing, Wholesale Trade, Automotive, Construction, Oil & Gas, Transportation & Logistics, Restaurants & Food Service, Politics

5.4%

Human Resources Scientific and Technical Consulting

7.0%

Higher Education

7.0% 7.6%

Healthcare

8.2%

Government - Local , State & Federal

22.5%

Other Industries 0.0%

5.0%

10.0%

15.0%

20.0%

25.0%


Full-Time Offers FUNCTIONAL AREAS

The {Other - Functional Areas} consists of the following areas that were less than 3% individually: Legal, Product / Project Management, Research, Fundraising & Event Management, Military & Protective Services, Operations / Production, Real Estate, Engineering - Web / Software, Design / Art, Accounting, Engineering - Civil / Mechanical / Other, Logistics & Supply Chain, Purchasing, Quality Assurance, Writing / Editing, Counseling, Farming / Fishing / Forestry, Hotel / Restaurant / Hospitality, & Political Organizing / Lobbying

EMPLOYMENT BY LOCATION

Illinois | 1.6%

Students reported hires from 16 different states (the remaining 11 states were less than 1% each). The southwest region remained the top destination for Arts & Sciences graduates.

Colorado | 1.9% California | 2.5%

Texas | 26.8% Oklahoma | 59.3%

0.0%

10.0%

20.0%

30.0%

40.0%

50.0%

60.0%

70.0%


Activities Overview • Maintained the Arts & Sciences Online Resume Book • Met with Arts and Sciences students throughout each semester to help with job search, resume writing, interviewing skills, and other career-related issues • Conducted numerous mock interviews with Arts and Sciences students to better prepare them for real interviews • Surveyed all capstone classes, gathering post-graduation information from 857 graduating seniors • Consistently updated bulletin boards with information regarding career fairs, on-campus interviews, recruiting, career planning workshops, and career & internship opportunities • Presented information about Career Services and other career planning topics to various student organizations • Posted jobs on Handshake and emailed the job openings to students as they were posted • Shared information about workshops, career fairs, full-time and internship opportunities with students via email, Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn • Updated College of Arts & Sciences web page on HIREsooner.com that lists specific information for humanities and sciences majors • Developed, publicized, and presented specialized job search workshops for A&S majors on various topics including Professional Dress, Interviewing, Dining Etiquette, and How to Find a Job in a Tough Economy • Spoke to approximately 66 classes and student organizations / 1,960 students about Career Services • Set up information tables in various buildings around campus as part of a new initiative, CAS Outreach Day, to raise awareness about Career Services • Built stronger relationships with College of Arts & Sciences faculty and staff through classroom visits, consistent updates on upcoming events and job openings for students, and presentations to clubs and organizations • Worked with academic advisors to ensure they know what Career Services has available and how to utilize those services • Attended fall and spring College of Arts and Sciences Networking Receptions following career fairs


What We Offer Services for Students and Alumni Personalized Career Planning • Individual career advising • Information including careers, graduate school, salary information and preparing for the job search • Comprehensive website and career library Training and Services • Individual assistance • Job search workshops • Mock interviews • OptimalResume - online resume writing program • OptimalInterview - online interview program • GoinGlobal - online international job search resource • Focus2 - online career decision-making resource • Resume critiques - one-on-one with career advisor

Campus Recruitment • Handshake (recruitment platform) • On-campus interviewing facility • Web-based recruiting system • Fall and spring career fairs • Fall and spring on-campus recruiting schedules • Online job board • Resume books

Services for Faculty and Staff • • • • • • •

Online job board Student resume books by major - by request OptimalResume GoinGlobal Focus2 OptimalInterview Classroom presentations by Career Services staff

OU Career Services Team Robin Huston, Director rhuston@ou.edu Rick Dubler, Associate Director Engineering, Earth & Energy, Architecture, Atmospheric & Geographic Sciences, Aviation rdubler@ou.edu Justin Morris, Employer Relations Coordinator jmorris@ou.edu Joe Daves, Assistant Director Business jdaves@ou.edu

Sabrina DuFran, Assistant Director Arts & Sciences sabrina@ou.edu Debbie Boles, Assistant Director Alumni, Int’l Students, Graduate College, University College dboles@ou.edu Melanie Adams, Assistant Director Education, International Studies, Fine Arts, Journalism and Mass Communication melanieadams@ou.edu


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