Michael O'Shea

"Endowed with some fundamental skills—critical thinking, writing, and speaking experience—that carry across any number of fields, liberal arts graduates can change jobs relatively fluidly in today’s unsettled labor market." 
—Michael O'Shea, '11
Education USA Officer at the Fullbright Commission and U.S. Embassy in Ottawa, Canada

Pomona graduates pursue a variety of opportunities upon graduation. From jobs/internships to service to fellowships to graduate/professional school, these first destinations serve to launch or graduates into life “beyond the gates.” The following spreadsheet is composed of job/internship and graduate/professional school first destinations for many of our grads from the last five classes. This information was gathered through surveys and data mining and shows the vast array of opportunities that our grads accept.  

Class of 2018 Plans

57%

Accepted a job or internship

16%

Accepted a graduate school offer

6%

Accepted a fellowship or graduate school fellowship

3%

Accepted a Service Opportunity

2%

Other

15%

Unknown

Detailed information for first destinations with employers and graduate school can be seen from the 2014-2018 Senior Surveys [xlsx].

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