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Conyngham Hall • 570-408-4060 (T) • 570-408-4061 (F) • Email

Professional Activity of Graduates from the Classes of   2013, 2012 and 2011

SURVEY OF THE PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITY OF THE WILKES UNIVERSITY CLASS OF 2013

Information below reflects the responses of the Class of 2012 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. 

FOLLOW-UP OF THE CLASS OF 2013 FIRST DESTINATION CAREER ACTIVITY

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%

FULL-TIME EMPLOYERS AND GRADUATE/PROFESSIONAL SCHOOLS BY MAJOR: ACCOUNTING

EMPLOYERS
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)

BUSINESS MAJORS:

BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION EMPLOYERS
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

ENTREPRENEURSHIP EMPLOYERS
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

FINANCE EMPLOYER
First Financial Group - Plains, PA

MANAGEMENT EMPLOYERS
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)

MARKETING EMPLOYERS
Philadelphia Zoo - Philadelphia, PA
Mohegan Sun Pocono Downs - Wilkes-Barre, PA

GRADUATE/PROFESSIONAL SCHOOLS
Baruch College, CUNY - New York, NY

LIBERAL ARTS & SOCIAL SCIENCES:

COMMUNICATIONS STUDIES EMPLOYERS
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

ENGLISH EMPLOYER
Dallas School District - Dallas, PA
Luzerne Intermediate Unit- Kingston, OA

GRADUATE SCHOOLS
Penn State U. Dickinson School of Law- State College, PA

HISTORY EMPLOYERS
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

INTEGRATIVE MEDIA EMPLOYERS
Helfrich Designs - PA
Freelance Designs - PA

GRADUATE SCHOOL
William Patterson University - Wayne, NJ

SPANISH EMPLOYER
Wilkes University - Wilkes-Barre, PA

THEATRE ARTS EMPLOYER
Starbucks - Boothwyn, PA

GRADUATE SCHOOL
Academy of Art University - San Francisco, CA

CRIMINOLOGY EMPLOYERS
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

POLITICAL SCIENCE EMPLOYERS
US Army - Ft. Benning , GA

GRADUATE/LAW SCHOOLS
Penn State Dickinson School of Law - State College, PA (2)
Villanova University - Villanova, PA

PSYCHOLOGY EMPLOYERS
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

SOCIOLOGY EMPLOYER
Cargil - Wyalusing, PA

GRADUATE SCHOOL
Marywood University - Scranton, PA

ELEMENTARY EDUCATION EMPLOYERS
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)

NURSING EMPLOYERS
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)

SCIENCES, TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING:

BIOLOGY EMPLOYERS
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

BIOCHEMISTRY GRADUATE/PROFESSIONAL SCHOOLS
Temple U.School of Podiatric Medicine - Philadelphia, PA
Lehigh University-PhD Program- Bethlehem, PA

CHEMISTRY EMPLOYERS
Dupont Chemicals - Wilmington, DE
Geisinger Wyoming Valley - Wilkes-Barre, PA

GRADUATE/PROFESSIONAL SCHOOLS
American University - Washington, DC

MEDICAL LABORATORY SCIENCE EMPLOYER
Geisinger - Mount Pocono, PA

COMPUTER SCIENCE EMPLOYERS
Blue Diamond Management Group - Wilkes-Barre, PA
DeAngelo Brothers, Inc. Services - Hazleton, PA
Deluxe Digital Studio - Scranton, PA
EPIC - Vernoa, WI

MATHEMATICS EMPLOYERS
Council Rock North - Newton, PA
Elk Lake Resort - Bend, OR
Novitas Solutions - Frackville, PA
Tutor.com

GRADUATE SCHOOL
East Stroudsburg Univeristy - Stroudsburg, PA

EARTH & ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES EMPLOYERS
Bear Creek Camp - Bear Creek Village, PA
Illinois Natural History Survey - Champaign, IL
Hazleton Creek Properties - Hazleton, PA

ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING EMPLOYERS
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

ENGINEERING MANAGEMENT EMPLOYER
Dekka Battery-Eastern Penn Manufacturing-Allentown, PA

ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING EMPLOYERS
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

MECHANICAL ENGINEERING EMPLOYERS
C& M Corp. - Oakdale, CT
Diamond Manufacturing - Wyoming, PA
JA Reinhardt & Co - Mountainhome, PA
John Deere - Wilkes-Barre, PA
Keystone Automation - Duryea, PA
Lockheed Martin - Archbald, PA
North Point Technology, LLC - Johnson City, NY
S&S Fire Suppresions Systems - Stanhope, NJ
Smith Miller Associates - Kingston, PA
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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