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Career Development

Career Development Mission

Career Development Department is committed to preparing our students for Career Readiness through on going career education, career coaching and employer relations. 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 or set up an appointment online

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Prospective Students

Career development is a lifelong process, and the Career Development office wants to connect you to your future goals and ideas as you develop and manage your career path, even in times of uncertainty. Whether it’s discovering your ideal major, or connecting you to a job on campus, we want to help you identify career interests and prepare for success!

Alumni Services

Need help? Our office provides a range of free services for students and alumni, including career counseling; schedule an appointment by calling 314-889-4579. 

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What's next for Fontbonne graduates?

Our baccalaureate grads have a 96 percent career outcome rate! Learn more about what this means.

Undergraduates: 92% career outcome rate

Students who graduates with bachelor’s degrees in 2019 were employed at companies like Anheuser-Busch-Inbev, Nestle, Ameren UE and Worldwide Technologies. Additionally, 76% of all graduates were employed or in continuing education programs six months after graduation. Only eight percent were yet actively seeking employment.

Graduates: 93% career outcome rate

From the results, 77% of all graduates were employed or in continuing education programs six months after graduation. Only seven percent were yet actively seeking employment.

  • College of Arts and Sciences – 88% employed after graduation
  • Eckelkamp College of Global Business and Professional Studies – 88% employed after graduation
  • College of Education and Allied Health Professionals – 88% employed after graduation

Top Employment Fields

  1. Education and training 
  2. Health science
  3. Business management and administration
  4. Finance 
  5. Marketing
  6. Information technology

*Other fields: Human services, arts, law and public safety, hospitality

St. Louis Employers

  • Anheuser-Busch
  • Archdiocese of St. Louis
  • BJC
  • Boeing 
  • Centene Corporation
  • Edward Jones
  • Enterprise Holdings
  • Mercy Hospital St. Louis
  • Monsanto
  • Nordstrom
  • Pattonville School District
  • Special School District
  • SSM Health
  • St. Joseph Institute for the Deaf
  • St. Louis VA Hospital

Career Opportunities

Fontbonne University educates leaders to serve a world in need. Research the possibilities available to you with your interests, and connect early with the career development office to help you prepare for your future! 

Our Services Include: 

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

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

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