Seton Hall University

Highlights and Facts

Career/Education Preparation

  • 5,908 students and alumni participated in more than 200 career programs (resume/interviewing, career education/assessment, networking forums and career fairs).
  • Over 3,500 individualized career advising/counseling sessions were held with students and alumni.

Career-based Experiential Education Participation

  • 97% of 2019 graduates participated in a university-sponsored, career-based experiential education program (Internship, Clinical, Practicum, and/or Student Teaching). The School of Diplomacy and International Relations, College of Education and Human Services, College of Nursing, and Sport Management majors are required to complete career-based experiential education programs to fulfill degree requirements.

Internship Highlights

  • 90% of intern employers said they would hire their intern if circumstances permitted.
  • 99% of students said that their internship provided a valuable learning experience.

Career Status of Graduates

  • Within six months of graduation, the overall career-related employment rate for 2019 graduates was 93%
  • 2019 Baccalaureate Graduates: Graduate School Acceptance Rate was 99%.

Mentor Programs

  • The Career Center hosts a robust Pirate Mentor Program, consisting of Seton Hall University alumni who are available to answer career questions, serve as industry mentors, and coach students as they prepare to enter the world of work.

Employer Recruitment

  • Close to 300 organizations attended career recruiting events that included the On-Campus Interviewing Program (OCI) and multi-school career fair collaborations. Campus recruiting events targeted specific industries and included two annual campus wide Career Fairs, a Communication Career Fair, Nursing Career Fair, and networking events in Finance, Science and Healthcare, Sports, Entertainment, and Marketing. Multi-school collaborations included two Big East Virtual Career Fairs and the Big East Sports & Entertainment Networking Forum held in New York City.
  • 28 organizations participated in The Career Center’s On-Campus Interviewing Program (OCI) during the 2016-17 academic year.

Web Based Career Resources

  • Career resources include online career assessments, an online system that posts thousands of employment opportunities (part-time, internship, and professional), web-based resume writing and interviewing practice system, tutorials, and a variety of career and industry research tools. 

Alumni

  • 163 alumni represented their organizations at career fairs and networking forums and/or served as program presenters and on-campus interviewers.
  • The Career Center offers Handshake a dedicated job board.
  • The Career Center managed an extensive alumni career mentor program (Pirate Mentors).
  • The Career Center collaborated with Alumni Relations to present career-related webinars for Alumni.