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Proven Success

During the 2013-2014 academic year, the Center for Career Services…


  • Engaged with 88.5% of all Colgate students.  
  • Saw 81.2% of the senior class, 90.0% of juniors, 81.2% of sophomores, and 85.3%of the first-year class.  
  • Connected with 95.8% of all 2014 graduates before Commencement
  • Held 2540 student and alumni appointments
  • Had 8966 advising contacts
  • Led on-campus workshops and programs for 7346 students


  • Granted 170 students with over $472,000 in summer internship, research, and fellowship funding (a 272% increase in funding since 2012)
  • Matched 539 alumni volunteers and with 463 student participants for our Day in the Life job shadow program 
  • Hosted nearly 400 sophomores, 40 junior and senior presenters, and 125 alumni, parents, faculty, and staff for SophoMORE Connections
  • Saw 90% of Colgate law school applicants accepted in 2012-13 cycle, with 100% acceptance rate for senior applicants (compared with a national rate of 74.6%)
  • Boasted a 100% acceptance rate for graduating seniors, and a 70% overall (alumni and student) acceptance rate for medical school applicants with Colgate committee support - the national acceptance was 43%

Employer Relations

  • Connected with 109 Colgate Premier (formal recruiting) employer partners
  • Arranged 265 on-campus interviews
  • Posted 3458 job and internship positions to our naviGATE and consortium databases


Download our longitudinal five-year First Destinations profile to see where the class of 2013 ended up.

Success After Colgate

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