Wilkes University

Class of 2013 Graduate Survey

Graduating Class Follow-Up Data

First Destination Survey

Information below reflects the responses of the Class of 2013 members regarding their  first destination post-graduation status.  Survey data was collected at a senior class meeting prior to graduation, and via two additional survey administrations at six months and at one year after graduation. 

Status of Alumni:

  • Working full-time/full-time military career : 67%
  • Attending graduate/professional school full-time: 23%
  • Working part-time, attending graduate school part-time: 5%
  • Seeking full-time professional employment: 5%

Employer Locations:

  • Northeastern PA: 50%
  • Other PA cities: 27%
  • New York, New Jersey: 8%
  • Other states: 15%

Graduate/Professional School Locations:

  • Northeastern PA: 33%
  • Other PA cities: 33%
  • New York, New Jersey: 20%
  • Other states: 12%

Relationship of Employment to Undergraduate Academic Major:

  • Closely related: 74%
  • Somewhat related: 17%
  • Not related: 9%

Employers & Graduate/Professional Schools
Of The Class Of 2013, by academic major
  • Boles, Metzger, Brosius & Emrick PC - Harrisburg, PA
  • Hourglass Global Logistics - Olyphant, PA
  • Palram Americas - Lehighton, PA
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers - Harrisburg, PA (2)
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers- Baltimore, MD (2)
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers- Philadelphia, PA
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers-Florham Park, NJ
  • Schiff's Restaurant Service - Olyphant, PA
  • SF & Company - Quakertown, PA
  • Sherwin Williams - Kingston, PA
GRADUATE/PROFESSIONAL SCHOOLS
  • Rowan University - Glassboro, NJ
  • Wilkes University MBA Program - Wilkes-Barre, PA (3)
  • Giant Foods - Kreamer, PA
  • Kraft Foods/Mondelez International-Wilkes-Barre, PA (2)
  • MotorWorld - Wilkes-Barre, PA
  • Natural Energy Solutions, LLC - Pottsville, PA
  • Numerix - NY, NY
  • Roof Pro Inc. - Wyoming, PA
  • Silver Cloud Harbor Marina - Forked River, NJ
  • Target - Dickson City, PA
  • Times Shamrock Communications - Scranton, PA
GRADUATE/PROFESSIONAL SCHOOLS
  • Clayton State University - Atlanta, GA
  • New England School of Law - Boston, MA
  • Chi Trees - Chicago, IL
  • L.T. Verrastro - Old Forge, PA
  • Mondelez International - Wilkes-Barre, PA
  • Northwestern Mutual - Wilkes-Barre, PA
  • Walmart-Sam's Corporation - Bentonville, AK
  • First Financial Group - Plains, PA
  • Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs - Wilkes-Barre, PA
  • Target- Poughkeepsie, NY
  • Vive Fitness - Kingston, PA
  • Wal-Mart - Bentonville, Arkansas
  • Wilkes University - Graduate Assistant Program-PA
  • Wilkes University - Wilkes-Barre, PA
GRADUATE/PROFESSIONAL SCHOOLS
  • Wilkes University-Wilkes-Barre, PA (4)
  • Philadelphia Zoo - Philadelphia, PA
  • Mohegan Sun Pocono Downs - Wilkes-Barre, PA
GRADUATE/PROFESSIONAL SCHOOLS
  • Baruch College, CUNY - New York, NY
  • 94 WIP Sports Radio - Philadelphia, PA
  • Boscov's - Lancaster, PA
  • Drinker Street Tobacco - Scranton, PA
  • Fairleigh Dickinson University - Madison, NJ
  • Lifetime Athletic - Syosset, NY
  • Lords Valley Country Club - Lords Valley, PA
  • Rob's Pub & Grub - Wilkes-Barre, PA
  • Twenty Five Eight Studios - Scranton, PA
  • Universal Printing - Dunmore, PA
  • UPMC - Pittsburgh, PA
  • Verizon Wireless - Wilkes-Barre, PA
  • WBRE-TV - Wilkes-Barre, PA
  • TMG Health - Jessup, PA
GRADUATE/PROFESSIONAL SCHOOLS
  • Fairleigh Dickenson University - Madison, NJ
  • Dallas School District - Dallas, PA
  • Luzerne Intermediate Unit- Kingston, OA
GRADUATE SCHOOLS
  • Penn State U. Dickinson School of Law- State College, PA
  • King William High School - King William, VA
  • Medford JCC Camps - Medford, NJ
  • Teach for America - USA (2)
  • Wilkes University -Wilkes-Barre, PA
  • Wilkes University Admissions Office - Wilkes-Barre, PA
GRADUATE SCHOOLS
  • Indiana University of PA - Indiana, PA
  • University of Miami - Coral Gables, FL
  • Villanova University - Philadelphia, PA
  • Wilkes University - Wilkes-Barre, PA
  • Helfrich Designs - PA
  • Freelance Designs - PA
GRADUATE SCHOOL
  • William Patterson University - Wayne, NJ
  • Wilkes University - Wilkes-Barre, PA
  • Starbucks - Boothwyn, PA
GRADUATE SCHOOL
  • Academy of Art University - San Francisco, CA
  • Ashley Police Department - Ashley, PA
  • Children's Service Center - Wilkes-Barre, PA (2)
  • Concord Police Dept. - Concord, NH
  • CVS Caremark - Wilkes-Barre, PA
  • Geisinger Health Sysytem - Moosic, PA
  • Johnson & Johnson-Security Dep't - Raritan, NJ
  • Schiel's Family Market - Wilkes-Barre, PA
  • Southern Alamance HS - Graham, NC
  • The Café - Wilkes-Barre, PA
GRADUATE/PROFESSIONAL SCHOOLS
  • Monmouth University-Homeland Security Program - Monmouth, NJ
  • US Army - Ft. Benning , GA
GRADUATE/LAW SCHOOLS
  • Penn State Dickinson School of Law - State College, PA (2)
  • Villanova University - Villanova, PA
  • Autism Behavioral Services - Exeter, PA
  • Bart & Urby's - Wilkes-Barre, PA
  • Baterby's Art Gallery - Orlando, FL
  • Behavioral Health Services - Wilkes-Barre, PA
  • Carbon Lehigh Intermediate Unit 21 - Lehighton, PA
  • Children's Service Center -Wilkes-Barre, PA
  • Fitzmaurice Community Services - Stroudsburg, PA
  • Geisinger South - Wilkes-Barre, PA
  • Keystone Community Residences - Scranton, PA
  • Pennsylvania Mentor - Bethlehem, PA
  • Rite Aid - Wilkes-Barre, PA
  • Sodexo - Wilkes-Barre, PA
  • Step by Step - Wilkes-Barre, PA
  • United Neighborhood Centers of NEPA- Scranton, PA
  • Wyoming Valley Health Care System - Kingston, PA
GRADUATE/PROFESSIONAL SCHOOLS
  • Bloomsburg University - Bloomsburg, PA
  • Fordham University - New York, NY
  • Lehigh University - Bethlehem, PA
  • Marywood University - Scranton, PA
  • Misercordia University - Dallas, PA
  • NY Law School- New York, NY
  • University of Buffalo - Buffalo, NY
  • Widener University - Chester, PA
  • McDaniel College - Westminster, MD
  • Cargil - Wyalusing, PA
GRADUATE SCHOOL
  • Marywood University - Scranton, PA
  • Accomack County Public Schools - Accomac, VA
  • Arlington School District - Arlington, VA
  • Blue Ribbon Dairy - West Pittston, PA
  • Greater Nanticoke Area School District - Nanticoke, PA
  • Hildebrandt Learning Centers - Wilkes-Barre, PA
  • School District of Philadelphia - Philadelphia, PA
  • Shiel's Family Market - Wilkes-Barre, PA
  • Wilkes Barre Area Career & Technical Center-Wilkes-Barre, PA
  • Wilkes University Student Development -Wilkes-Barre, PA
GRADUATE SCHOOLS
  • Wilkes University - Wilkes-Barre, PA (2)
  • Commonwealth Health - Scranton, PA
  • Geisinger Medical Center - Danville, PA (4)
  • Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center - Wilkes-Barre, PA (6)
  • Holy Spirit Hospital - Harrisburg, PA
  • Horizon Healthcare - Bronx, NY
  • Lehigh Valley Health Network - Allentown, PA
  • Moses Taylor Hospital - Scranton, PA
  • Northeast Counseling - Nanticoke, PA
  • Penn State Hershey Medical Center - Hershey, PA
  • Pinnacle Health - Harrisburg, PA
  • Regional Hospital of Scranton - Scranton, PA
  • Rex Hospital - Raleigh, NC
  • Robert Packer Hospital - Sayre, PA
  • US Air Force - USA (2)
  • Wilkes-Barre General Hospital - Wilkes-Barre, PA (11)
  • Geisinger Wyoming Valley - Wilkes-Barre, PA
  • Self-Employed - Nanticoke, PA
GRADUATE/PROFESSIONAL SCHOOLS
  • Drexel University College of Medicine - Philadelphia, PA
  • Jefferson Medical College - Philadelphia, PA
  • Penn State Hershey School of Medicine - Hershey, PA
  • Salus University - Elkins Park, PA
  • SUNY Upstate Medical School - Syracuse, NY
  • Syracuse University - Syracuse, NY
  • The Commonwealth Medical College - Scranton, PA (2)
  • University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh, PA
  • Wilkes University - Wilkes-Barre, PA
GRADUATE/PROFESSIONAL SCHOOLS
  • Temple U.School of Podiatric Medicine - Philadelphia, PA
    Lehigh University-PhD Program- Bethlehem, PA
  • Dupont Chemicals - Wilmington, DE
  • Geisinger Wyoming Valley - Wilkes-Barre, PA
GRADUATE/PROFESSIONAL SCHOOLS
  • American University - Washington, DC
  • Geisinger - Mount Pocono, PA
  • Blue Diamond Management Group - Wilkes-Barre, PA
  • DeAngelo Brothers, Inc. Services - Hazleton, PA
  • Deluxe Digital Studio - Scranton, PA
  • EPIC - Vernoa, WI
  • Council Rock North - Newton, PA
  • Elk Lake Resort - Bend, OR
  • Novitas Solutions - Frackville, PA
  • Tutor.com


GRADUATE SCHOOL

  • East Stroudsburg Univeristy - Stroudsburg, PA
  • Bear Creek Camp - Bear Creek Village, PA
  • Illinois Natural History Survey - Champaign, IL
  • Hazleton Creek Properties - Hazleton, PA
  • ARM Group - Wilkes-Barre, PA
  • ARM Group, Inc. - Uniondale, PA
  • ARRO Consulting, Inc. - Lititz, PA
  • Civil Crossroads Engineering - Cresco, PA
  • Energy Environmental Group - Mesa, AZ
  • Farnham & Associates, Inc. - Clarks Summit, PA
  • Kleinfelder - Baltimore, MD
  • New Jersey Department of Enviromental Protection - NJ
  • Pride Mobility - Pittston, PA
  • US Air Force- NAS Pensacola, FL
GRADUATE/PROFESSIONAL SCHOOLS
  • University of New Hampshire - Durham, NH
  • Dekka Battery-Eastern Penn Manufacturing-Allentown, PA
  • Ensco Avionics - Endicott, NY
  • Falcon Technical Services - Newton Square, PA (2)
  • Itoh Denke USA - Wilkes-Barre, PA
  • SSPTV - Hazleton, PA
  • Synoptic Technologies - Jacksonville, FL
  • Tait Towers- Hershey, PA
  • TSS Solutions - Danville, PA
  • UGI Utilities - Wilkes-Barre, PA
GRADUATE/PROFESSIONAL SCHOOLS
  • Pennsylvania State University-State College, PA
  • Wilkes University-Wilkes-Barre, PA
  • Bechtel Marine Propulsion Corporation - PA
  • C& M Corp. - Oakdale, CT
  • Creative Engineered Solutions - Pittston, PA
  • Diamond Manufacturing - Wyoming, PA
  • Henkels & McCoy Networks - Blue Bell, PA
  • ITOH DENKI USA - Hanover Twp., PA
  • JA Reinhardt & Co - Mountainhome, PA
  • John Deere - Wilkes-Barre, PA
  • Keystone Automation - Duryea, PA
  • LAN Associates - Midland Park, NJ
  • Lockheed Martin - Archbald, PA
  • Master Halco, Inc. - Scranton, PA
  • North Point Technology, LLC - Johnson City, NY
  • S&S Fire Suppresions Systems - Stanhope, NJ
  • Sanofi Pasteur - Taylor, PA
  • Smith Miller Associates - Kingston, PA
  • Sunoptic Technologies - Jacksonville, FL
  • Thorlabs Inc. - Newton, NJ
  • Tobyhanna Army Depot - Tobyhanna, PA
  • Wyman Gordon - Mountaintop, PA
GRADUATE SCHOOLS
  • Penn State University - State College, PA
  • Wilkes University - Wilkes-Barre, PA

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