Undergraduate Career Services

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Career Landings

The below data represents the major findings from the University Senior Exit Survey conducted by the Drexel University Office of Planning and Institutional Research for the graduating class of 2019 (graduated March to June 2019) based on a 95.2% response rate (440 of 460 graduates).

Top Co-Op Employers

  • CHUBB (formerly ACE USA)
  • Comcast Corporation
  • Drexel University
  • Exelon
  • FMC Corporation
  • Goldman, Sachs & Co.
  • JPMorgan Chase & Co
  • Macquarie Investment Management
  • Publicis Health
  • SAP America

Employment

  • 55.36% of those polled were employed at graduation
  • 81.46% were employed six months after graduation
  • Respondents reported employment across 35 industries with top three including finance, accounting and marketing
  • $61,669 average starting salary

Top 10 Employers

  • BlackRock
  • Bloomberg, LLP
  • Comcast Corporation
  • Deloitte
  • Goldman Sachs
  • Independence Blue Cross
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • JP Morgan Chase
  • KPMG
  • Lockheed Martin
  • PwC
  • SAP America
  • Vanguard

Top 10 Career Industries

  • Accounting
  • Consulting
  • eCommerce
  • Financial Services
  • Insurance
  • IT
  • Marketing
  • Pharma
  • Professional Services
  • Software

Top Five States for Employment

  • Pennsylvania
  • Delaware
  • New York
  • New Jersey
  • California

Average Starting Salary

  • Accounting $59,640
  • Business and Engineering $71,000
  • Business Analytics $65,923
  • Economics N/A
  • Finance $64,309
  • General Business $61,600
  • International Business $61,625
  • Legal Studies $54,200
  • Management Information Systems $64,167
  • Marketing $60,424
  • Organizational Management $52,500
  • Operations and Supply Chain Management $57,000
  • Real Estate Management and Development N/A
  • Sport Management $52,667
  • Technology and Innovation Management $66,429

N/A – sample size too small to share average data

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