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Cornell Postgraduate Survey 2007

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Cornell Career Services

Class of 2007 Postgraduate Report

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1% 51. Art.7% 11.5% 15.1% 27.Class of 2007 Postgraduate Report Cornell Career Services surveys Cornell University bachelor’s degree recipients for six months following graduation.7% .8% 44.9% 14. postgraduate activities. and Planning Arts and Sciences Engineering Hotel Human Ecology ILR 3. please refer to college reports.668 717 59 629 651 184 269 193 Response Rate 75.9% 33.9% 66.4% 79.2% 28.4% 88.6% 60.7% 9.2% 89.5% 4.5% 4. Graduate/Professional Studies ■ Most Frequently Selected Fields Engineering Law Medicine Biological Sciences Health Fields Other than Medicine Veterinary Medicine Computer and Information Sciences Business and Management Physical Sciences Education 24.7% 50. Art. Postgraduate Activities ■ Activities by College Employed University Agriculture and Life Sciences Architecture.1% 10.0% 3. and Planning Arts and Sciences Engineering Hotel Human Ecology ILR 56. Response ■ Response Rates Total Surveyed* University Agriculture and Life Sciences Architecture. response rates.6% 5. and travel.6% * Includes pursuing graduate school admission or employment.4% 57.044 731 226 315 236 Responses 2. volunteering.9% 4.6% 47.7% Other Endeavors* 13. among other activities.8% * Total number surveyed is 38 less than reported for the individual colleges.9% 2.0% 23.5% 4.2% 30. This report summarizes postgraduate activities for the university as a whole. For more comprehensive statistics by college.8% 47.1% 81.4% 81.2% 21.6% 8.6% 61.7% 19.4% 85. and salary means for students earning the jointly conferred degree in Biological and Environmental Engineering are reported in both ALS and Engineering statistics.9% 2.5% 2.537 899 124 1.7% Graduate School 30.

employment agency Direct application to employer Internship or Previous Employment Previous internship/co-op/employment (not found through Career Services) 48.929 1.184 883 2005 17. excluding CornellTRAK Other means.2% 9. and Planning Engineering Hotel Human Ecology ILR 555 166 42 56 166 74 6 45 Schedules/Resume Drops 1.1% 13. or Faculty Contact Personal contact Faculty/department referral or job posting Networking with alumni Other Methods Internet posting.7% 11.033 ■ Employers Hiring the Most Cornellians Cornell University Goldman Sachs & Co.450 520 64 51 609 137 7 62 Interviews 7. including newspaper ad.854 1.0% 3.0% 5. Art.8% 6.4% 21.1% 4.8% 6.4% 12.537 2006 26. IBM Business Consulting Services JPMorgan Chase Lehman Brothers Merrill Lynch Morgan Stanley National Institutes of Health Peace Corps Steve & Barry’s University Sportswear Teach for America UBS ■ How Undergraduates Found Their Jobs Cornell Career Services Interview through on-campus recruiting CornellTRAK listing or resume referral Previous externship/internship/co-op/employment Career fair/forum contact on or off campus Alumni referral College office job listing Personal.2% . Alumni.776 554 117 2.Class of 2007 Postgraduate Report Employment ■ Full-Time On-Campus Recruiting (Bachelor’s Level) Employers University Cornell Career Services.8% 1. includes Arts and Sciences.1% 4.947 3.0% 9. ■ Jobs Listed on CornellTRAK 2007 Full-time positions Internships and summer jobs 32.3% 22.256 832 47 365 * Employers seeking diverse majors from all colleges.3% <1.0% 19. ROTC. Barnes Hall* Agriculture and Life Sciences Architecture.

4 GPA or above National SUNY Upstate UMDNJ—New Jersey Medical School University at Buffalo University of Rochester Weill Cornell Medical College 68% 81% 45% * Based on most recent data available from Association of American Medical Colleges for fall 2007 acceptance. 2007 Carnegie Junior Fellowship Goldwater Scholarship Luce Scholarship Marshall Scholarship Rhodes Scholarship Udall Scholarship 1 3 1 1 1 1 2006 Goldwater Scholarship Udall Scholarship 2 3 .Class of 2007 Postgraduate Report ■ Legal Careers Law schools most frequently attended in 2007 American University Brooklyn Law School Cardozo School of Law Columbia University Cornell University Acceptance rates* Cornell (for 192 applicants) National 88% 66% Fordham University Harvard University University of Michigan University of Pennsylvania University of Virginia * Based on most recent data available from Law School Admission Council for fall 2007 acceptance. ■ Medical Careers Medical schools most frequently attended in 2007 Albert Einstein Drexel University New York Medical College New York University SUNY Downstate Acceptance rates* Cornell (for 208 applicants) Cornell students with a 3. ■ Fellowships Cornell consistently gains national recognition for the fellowship successes of its students. The competitions are highly selective and there are few awards annually.

7% 4.381 $28.016 $44.3% 8.742 ■ Salary Statistics by Employment Sector Percent of Response Public Sector/Nonprofit Education Other Nonprofit Government Labor Business/Industry Financial Services Consulting Hospitality Technology General Business Manufacturing Retail Biotechnology/Pharmaceuticals Law Communications/Media Agriculture Insurance 7.000 2005 $42.672 $43.2% Mean Salary $50.855 $55.857 $48.1% 3.317 $43.838 $46.166 $34.7% 15.3% 4.2% <1.1% 7. Art.1% 14.583 2006 $41.926 $40.0% 9.574 $40.000 ■ Starting Salary Means by College 2007 Agriculture and Life Sciences Architecture.Class of 2007 Postgraduate Report Salary Statistics ■ Salary Statistics for Bachelor’s Degree Recipients 2007 Mean Median $47.8% 4.5% <1.993 $43.173 $36.331 $41.933 $39.148 $46.0% 21.9% 3.515 $56.565 $42.635 $57.529 $49.9% 4.535 $54.126 $38.540 $39.045 $35. and Planning Arts and Sciences Engineering Hotel Human Ecology ILR $44.255 ■ Salary Statistics by Geographic Location Percent of Response New York Metro Mid-Atlantic West New England Upstate New York Midwest Southwest Southeast International 37.245 $47.2% 8.960 $51.189 $61.0% 2.366 $46.289 $45.574 $44.3% 4.815 $36.2% 4.820 2005 $39.744 $38.5% 4.783 $40.060 $45.575 $52.207 $40.6% 3.000 .896 $40.287 $48.0% Mean Salary $33.087 $42.097 $45.437 $59.2% 9.4% 13.919 $38.1% 4.115 2006 $45.031 $37.395 $38.917 $45.

Cornell Career Services educates students about career planning and the job-search process and promotes linkages between students and employers or graduate and professional schools.630 55 480 740 The mission of Cornell Career Services is to contribute to the Cornell community of learning by providing outstanding career-development services that help students apply their education and experiences toward advancing their career goals over a lifetime. 2007 681 students completed 740 externships. New York 14853 607 255-5296 Cornell University is an equal-opportunity. offered by 531 alumni 11.cornell. library and Internet resources. Printed on recycled paper Office of Publications and Marketing at Cornell University 4/2008 3.Class of 2007 Postgraduate Report Cornell Career Services ■ Overview of Services Cornell Career Services offers a broad range of programs and services to assist students with their career development.400 270 4. Rebecca Sparrow.2M AP 080366 . To learn more about Cornell Career Services. Career planning Career counseling and testing. job postings via the Internet Graduate and professional school advising Advice and workshops on the application process and fellowships. Graduate and Professional School Days ■ Annual Activities Individual advising appointments and walk-in advising sessions Career development and information programs Schools represented at annual Graduate and Professional School Days Students attending Graduate and Professional School Days Organizations represented at annual Cornell Career Services Career Fair Students attending Cornell Career Services Career Fair Organizations represented at annual Nonprofit and Government Career Fair Students attending Nonprofit and Government Career Fair Job-shadowing experiences during winter and spring breaks. please visit our website at career. resume referrals. information resources. workshops. affirmative-action educator and employer. Director Cornell Career Services 103 Barnes Hall Ithaca.edu. employer career fairs (on and off campus) Employment services Interviews (on and off campus). shadowing and networking opportunities Job-search strategies Advice on the job search.630 452 220 1.

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