One in five Clarkson University graduates is the CEO, vice president or owner of his or her own company. Great careers like that don’t just happen — they result from a progressive education, solid career planning, and plenty of opportunities to acquire meaningful real-world experience.
The Clarkson Career Center takes an active role in helping students to reach their post-graduate goals. Each year, graduates enter into top employment and graduate school opportunities.
Clarkson University placement data (Class of 2013):
- The overall University placement rate for the Class of 2013 was 95 percent.
- A continued decrease of Clarkson students are enrolling in Graduate school and opting to enter the workforce
- • The reported information was the highest it has been in the last five years at 82 percent.
Average starting salary:
Clarkson University graduates have some of the highest salaries in the nation, according to the 2014-2015 College Salary Report from PayScale Inc.
Clarkson students and prospective employers at the University's spring 2014 career fairAlumni with Clarkson bachelor's degrees are in the top 4 percent of earners and those who went on to get additional degrees are in the top 2 percent.
Top Employers for the Class of 2013:
|IBM (International Business Machines)||TRC Companies, Inc.|
|General Electric||Keiwit Construction Corp|
|Lockheed Martin||New York Air Brake|
Employers hiring two or more Clarkson graduates (Class of 2013):
|Assured Information Security||Johnson Controls, Inc.|
|Clarkson University||MJ Engineering & Land Surveying|
|Colden Corporation||National Grid|
|ConAgra Foods||Novelis Corporation|
|Constellation Energy||O'Brien & Gere|
|Crawford & Associates||Philips|
|Dresser Rand||Procter & Gamble|
|Envisage Information Systems||Saint-Gobain Abrasives|
|Froehling & Robertson||Target|
|General Dynamics Adv Info Sys (GD-AIS)||Turner Corporation|
|General Dynamics Electric Boat||Unique Automation|
|Horizon Solutions Corp.||Xerox Corp.|
|Johnson & Johnson|
Graduate schools attended (partial list for Class of 2013):
|University of South Carolina|
|University of Michigan|
|University at Buffalo|
|Royal Veterinary College|
All data reported above is collected via the annual placement survey given to all graduates. The data is collected via a questionnaire and is collected at four intervals (at the time of graduation, as well as at three, six, and eight months). Clarkson University graduates enter into a variety of industries and occupations, examples include leadership development programs, operations, process engineering, research and design, consulting, financial analysis, and supply chain.