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Job Placement for Graduates

College of Undergraduate Studies 

Senior Survey, Class of 2014

Office of Institutional Research, Planning, and Effectiveness


In spring 2014, College of Undergraduate Studies graduates were invited to complete the “Senior Survey, Class of 2014”.  Graduates were asked to complete the survey regardless of when they began at IU (as a freshman or transfer student). The survey was administered for the first time completely online. A total of 86 out of a possible 266 graduates completed the survey giving a response rate of 32.33%. (Previous surveys were administered in hard-copy during Commencement Practice and elicited a response rate of 88% in 2013, 60% in 2012, and 84% in 2011). The content of the survey was the result of a collaborative effort between the Vice President for Academic Affairs, Vice President for Student Development, Dean of Students, and Dean of CUS.  There was a conscious effort to include similar questions on the Senior Survey that are on other satisfaction surveys to allow for a comparison view.  Longitudinal data is provided where available. All tables are arranged from highest to lowest average.


After Graduation Plans

Job Plans Immediately after Graduation (multiple responses possible)

52 (60.47%) will continue to look for a new job (2013 was 48.48%, 2012 was 56.2%)

25 (29.07%) will continue in the job they currently have (2013 was 34.85%, 2012 was 36.2%)

  • 15 (17.44%) Part-time (2013 was 14.39%, 2012 was 22.9%)
  • 10 (11.63%) Full-time (2013 was 17.42%, 2012 was 14.3%)
  • 0 (0.00%) said both (2013 was 0%, 2012 was 1.0%)

23 (26.74%) will begin to look for a job in the near future (2013 was 48.48%, 2012 was 21.0%)

14 (16.28%) have a new job and will begin work shortly after graduation (2013 was 19.70%, 2012 was 23.8%)

2 (2.33%) have no plans to look for work in the near future (2013 was 1.52%, 2012 was 3.8%)

2 (2.33%) have not decided if they will look for work in the near future (2013 was 5.30%, 2012 was 2.9%)


Relation to IU degree and Job

12 (13.95%) responded that their Immaculata major and their job were closely related (2013 was 34.85%, 2012 was 43.8%)

4 (4.65%) responded that their Immaculata major and their job were somewhat related (2013 was 15.15%, 2012 was 17.1%)

2 (2.33%) responded that their Immaculata major and their job were not related (2013 was 9.85%, 2012 was 11.4%)


The following is a list (alphabetical by employer) of positions held by graduates.

Alfred I. Dupont Hospital for Children
JCA Inventories
Lancaster General Health
Lankenau Hospital/Main Line Health
New Castle County Library System
Pennsylvania hospital
Saint Mary Magdalen
Substitute Teacher Service
Tipping Point Media
United States Army
VA hospital

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