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Student Outcomes for Career Center

Assessment of Career Center Student Outcomes

Outcome SCO A Career Center impact on post-grad destinations

Students who engage with the Career Center are more likely to report desirable post-graduate destinations.
Objective 1 Career Center will secure first destination data from a minimum of 50% of graduates in the 2016/17 academic year.
Measure 1

2017 Status
Achieved
First destination data was obtained on 2071 students, reflecting a knowledge rate of 55% of total graduates.

Objective 2 Students will obtain employment commensurate with their education.
Measure 1

2017 Status
Achieved
Overall positive destination rate is 95%.

Objective 3 Students who participate in experiential education are more likely to report desirable post graduate destinations.
Measure 3

2016 Status
Not Yet Achieved
Eighty-three percent of respondents reported having participated in experiential learning.

Outcome SCO C Build pathways that support students' career development

Objective 1 Implement faculty/staff liaisons in academic units to increase student connections to the world of work.
Measure 1

2017 Status
Not Yet Achieved
Due to restructuring of the School of Communications, this effort has been delayed.

Objective 2 Increase engagement with Career Center social media channels.
Measure 1

2017 Status
Not Yet Achieved
Numbers reflecting social media connections have increased. Facebook: August 28, 2017: 1441 page likes August 29, 2018: 1491 3.47 % increase Twitter: August 28, 2017: 4093 followers August 29, 2018: **3994 followers 2.42% decrease yr over yr **we lost hundreds of followers in one day in August 2018 due to Twitter deleting thousands of users for their own security purposes Instagram: August 28, 2017: 443 August 29, 2018: 576 30.02% increase

Outcome SCO D Short- and Long-term career planning

Students will create and can articulate short- and long-term career plans related to their First Destination
Objective 1 At least 75% of students enrolled in US 102, Freshman Academy and US 301 have demonstrated short- and long-term career plans as it relates to their First Destination
Objective 2 Students can articulate the value of their experiences and skills related to employer needs through the implementation of at least two new advising tools.