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Proven Success

During the 2016-2017 academic year, the Center for Career Services…


  • Engaged with 90% of all Colgate students.  
  • Saw 93% of the senior class, 85% of juniors, 91% of sophomores, and 88% of the first-year class.  
  • Held over 10,800 student and alumni appointments with over 3,000 individuals.
  • Led on-campus workshops and programs for over 11,100 students.


  • Offered 183 students nearly $666,000 in summer internship, research, and fellowship funding.
  • Matched 420 alumni volunteers and with 322 student participants for our Day in the Life job shadow program. 
  • Hosted nearly 423 sophomores, 50 junior and senior presenters, and 115 alumni, parents, faculty, and staff for SophoMORE Connections.
  • Saw 85% of Colgate law school applicants (students and alumni) accepted in 2017 fall matriculation (compared with a national rate of 78%).
  • Realized a 100% acceptance rate for graduating seniors, and a 69% overall (alumni and student) acceptance rate for medical school applicants with Colgate committee support - the national acceptance was 43%.

Employer Relations

  • Connected with 177 Colgate Premier (formal recruiting) employer partners this year.
  • Arranged 600 recruiting interviews.
  • Posted over 4,500 job and internship positions to our naviGATE and consortium databases.


Download our longitudinal five-year Class of 2017 Profile to see where the class of 2017 landed.

Success After Colgate

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