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Career Development

Every Griffin Career Ready

Fontbonne University commits to building a culture of purpose where career exploration and planning is intentional and begins day one. With a strong focus on developing core competencies, we prepare our graduates to become global citizens who think critically, act ethically, and serve responsibly.

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Employer Engagement

Looking to recruit Fontbonne students and alumni, or register for a career fair? Please contact Our Director of Career Development Emily Huey at 314-889-4579.

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Future Griffins

Every Griffin will be Career Ready with the ability to connect their degree to an exciting career path matching their passions and aspirations because they enrolled in their chosen program of study early, were set on the path to greater credit completion and experienced increased major stability across their Fontbonne tenure.

Career Development Services

Our Services Include:  

  • Major / Career Exploration 
  • Resume / Cover letter Development 
  • Interview Best Practices 
  • Networking Skills & Opportunities 
  • Career Search Tools  

Student Employment 

Federal and non-federal work-study positions are available on campus for full-time and part-time students. Please check with financial aid on eligibility and search for On-Campus Jobs in Handshake.

 

Success Stories

In 2021-2022, Fontbonne graduates had an overall career outcome rate of 94% for Bachelor’s degree earners, 99% for graduate degree earners, and 100% for Doctoral degree earners.

What is a Career Outcome Rate? 

Career Outcome Rate is the % of successful career outcomes as defined by NACE, divided by the number of degree recipients for whom status is known – not including those who are not seeking education or employment.  Alumni that responded were either employed, enrolled in a graduate or professional school, participating in service, serving the military, or not seeking employment within 6 months of their Fontbonne graduation

 

How do we gather our Career Outcome Data? 

Fontbonne University conducts ongoing Alumni surveys and reports its finding annually using the National Association of Colleges and Employers First Destination reporting methods NACE. The results are compiled into an annual report for the fiscal year.  Fontbonne Universities’ primary research methods include a survey of graduates administered via electronic forms at the commencement ceremonies, student emails, Handshake, Faculty Outreach, and Linked In.  

In 2021-2022, 80% of Fontbonne graduates responded to the survey. 

NACE Career Outcome Categories 

The data below represents graduate responses who were either employed, enrolled in a graduate or professional school, participating in service, serving the military, or not seeking employment within 6 months of their Fontbonne graduation. In 2021-2022, 80% of Fontbonne graduates responded to the survey.

 

 

Baccalaureate, Graduate, and Doctoral Outcomes  

94% Baccalaureate Degree  

97% Graduate Degree 

100% Doctoral Degree 

 

Combined Baccalaureate, Graduate, and Doctoral Outcomes by College 

91%College of Arts and Sciences  

99%College of Education and Allied Health Professions  

94%Bonnie and L.B. Eckelkamp College of Global Business and Professional Studies  

 

Undergraduate Outcomes by College 

93% College of Arts and Sciences  

98%College of Education and Allied Health Professions 

93% Bonnie and LB.Eckelkamp College of Global Business and Professional Studies  

 

Graduate Outcomes by College 

83% College of Arts and Sciences 

100% College of Education and Allied Health Professions 

97% Bonnie and L.B. Eckelkamp College of Global Business and Professional Studies 

 

Doctoral Outcomes by College 

100% College of Education and Allied Health Professions 

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