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

Professional Activity of Graduates from the Classes of   2012, 2011 and 2010

SURVEY OF THE PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITY OF THE WILKES UNIVERSITY CLASS OF 2012

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. 

Status of Alumni:
Working full-time/full-time military career: 70%
Attending full-time graduate/professional schools: 24%                              
Working part-time, attending graduate school part-time: 3%  
Seeking employment: 3% 

Employer Locations: 
Northeastern Pennsylvania: 40%
Other Pennsylvania cities: 23%
New York, New Jersey: 16%
Other states, international: 21%

Graduate/Professional Schools:
In Pennsylvania: 62% (45% in Northeastern PA)
In other states or international: 38%

Relationship of Employment to Academic Major:
Closely related: 76%
Somewhat related: 16%
Not related: 8%
 
Employers & Graduate/ProfessionalSchools Of The Class Of 2012, by academic major

Accounting

    
Ernst & Young - Rogers, AR
     First National Community Bank - Scranton, PA
     JH Williams & Co., LLP - Kingston, PA
     John P. Kearney, CPA - Pittston, PA
     Kronick Kalada Berdy & Co - Kingston, PA
     Lehigh Valley Health Network - Allentown, PA
     PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP - Florham Park, NJ (2)
     PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP - Harrisburg, PA
     Prociak & Associates - Wilkes-Barre, PA
     Rite Aid Corporation - Etters, PA 
     Werner & Co. - Allentown, PA
    

     Graduate/Professional Schools:
     Wilkes University - Wilkes-Barre, PA - M.B.A. (6)
     Villanova University - Villanova, PA - M.S. Accounting

Biology

     Community Counseling Services - Kingston, PA    
     Wilkes University - Wilkes-Barre, PA   

     Graduate/Professional Schools:
    
Mt. Sinai School of Osteopathic Medicine, NYC, NY - D.P.M.
     Richard Stockton College of NJ -  Galloway, NJ - M.S. Occupational Therapy 
     Salus University - Elkins Park, PA - O.D.
     SUNY Upstate Medical School - Syracuse, NY - M.D.
     Wilkes University - Wilkes-Barre, PA - B.S.N. (2)

Biochemistry

    
Noble Biomaterial - Scranton, PA
     Hawk Mountain Labs Inc. - Hazleton, PA

Business Administration

    
Amphenol Aerospace - Sidney, NY
     Automatic Data Processing, Inc. - Allentown, PA
     Clear Channel - Belvedere, NJ
     Geisinger Health Plan - Wilkes-Barre, PA (2)
     Geisinger Medical Center - Danville, PA
     Guard Insurance - Wilkes-Barre, PA
     HCR Manorcare - Easton, PA
     INVENTIV Health Inc. - New York, NY
     Knoebel's Amusement Resort - Elysburg, PA
     Little Flower Manor - Wilkes Barre, PA
     Mohegan Sun Casino - Plains, PA
     Mondelez International - Wilkes-Barre, PA
     National Agents Alliance Agency - Raleigh, NC
     New York Jets - Florham Park, NJ
     New York Life - Monroe, NY
     Pepperidge Farms - Columbia, PA
     Power Home Remodeling - Middlesex, NJ
     Sales Partnerships Inc. - Wadsworth, CO
     Sallie Mae - Wilkes-Barre, PA
     Shore Point Distribution - New York, NY
     Soul Cycle - New York, NY
     Target - Allentown, PA
     Target - Boston, MA
     Target Corporation - Philadelphia, PA
     Walmart - Bentonville, AR
     Wilkes University, Wilkes-Barre, PA
     Zenith Optimedia - New York, NY
     Zumiez - Wilkes-Barre, PA

     Graduate/Professional Schools:
     
Wilkes University - Wilkes-Barre, PA - M.B.A.

Chemistry
    
     Graduate/Professional Schools:
    
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine - Philadelphia, PA - D.O. Medicine
     University of Scranton, Scranton, PA - M.S. Chemistry

Communication Studies

    
Deluxe Digital Studios - Moosic, PA
     First Judicial Court of Philadelphia - Philadelphia, PA
     Hershey Entertainment & Resorts - Hershey, PA
     Impressions Media - Scranton, PA
     Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs Baseball - Allentown, PA
     Princeton Universty - Princeton, NJ
     Upper Perkiomen Child Care - Quakertown, PA

     Graduate/Professional Schools:
    
American University, Washington, DC - M.A. - Public Communication

Computer Information Systems

    
C3i, Inc. - Wilkes-Barre, PA
     Dollar Tree - Wilkes-Barre, PA

Computer Science

    
Wyman-Gordan - Mountain Top, PA

Criminology

    
JW Power - Huntsville, PA
     Mid-Atlantic Child Care - Mountain Top, PA
     PPL Susquehanna - Berwick, PA

Environmental Engineering

    
PA Department of Environmental Protection - Harrisburg, PA
     Moran Environmental Recovery - Newton, CT
     U.S. Air Force - Columbus , MS
     U.S. Air Force - Indiana

Earth & Environmental Science

 
    Cocciardi & Associates Inc. - Jessup, PA

Electrical Engineering

    
Golden Technologies - Old Forge, PA
     Henkels & McCoy - Blue Bell, PA
     Keystone Automation - Duryea, PA
     PP&L Susquehanna - Berwick, PA
     Tobyhanna Army Depot - Tobyhanna, PA

     Graduate School:
    
University of Florida, Gainsville, FL - Ph.D. Aerospace Engineering

 Elementary Education

    
Berwick Area School District - Berwick, PA
     Chester Community Charter School - Chester, PA
     Children's Safe Stay - Port Jervis, NY
     Fairfax Cty. Public Schools - Fairfax, VA
     Infinity Charter School - Penbrook, PA
     Montgomery Cty. Public Schools - Brookeville, MD
     PA Treatment & Healing - State College, PA
     Wilkes-Barre Area School District - Wilkes-Barre, PA
     Sri Utama International School - Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

     Graduate/Professional Schools:
    
Wilkes University - Wilkes-Barre, PA - M.S. Instructional Technology
     Penn State University - Harrisburg, PA - M. Ed. Literacy Education
 

English

    
New Story - Wyoming, PA
     TD Bank - Middletown, NJ
     Wilkes University - Wilkes-Barre, PA

     Graduate/Professional Schools:
    
Fordham University - Bronx, NY - M.A. English
     Wilkes University - Wilkes-Barre, PA - M.S. Online Teaching

Entrepreneurship

    
AXA Equitable Life Insurance Co. - Jersey City, NJ
     DST Systems - Kansas City, KS
     Enterprise Rent A Car - Wilkes-Barre, PA
     MLB Advertising - Wilkes-Barre, PA
     National Football League - Philadelphia, PA
     Pella Windows & Doors - Wellesley, MA

              
Environmental Engineering

    
U.S. Air Force - Mountain Home, ID

History

    
Avalon Schools - Seoul, South Korea
     Cape Counseling - Woodbine, NJ
     Charlotte- Mecklenbeurg School District - Huntersville, NC
     Johnston & Johnston - Kingston, PA

     Graduate/Professional Schools:
    
Wilkes University - Wilkes-Barre, PA - B.A.
    
Integrative Media

    
Beasley Broadcasting -WXTU 96.5 - Philadelphia, PA
     Dan Centrone Firms - Philadelphia - NYC - LA
     Mohegan Sun Casino - Wilkes-Barre, PA

International Studies

    
DeAngelo Brothers Inc. - Hazleton, PA

     Graduate School
     McGill University - Quebec, Canada

Mathematics

     Graduate/Professional School:
    
University of Waterloo - Waterloo,Ontario - Ph.D. Computer Science
     
Mechanical Engineering

   
  Cheetah Chassis - Berwick, PA
     Dyco, Inc. - Berwick, PA
     PCC Aerostructures - Wilkes-Barre, PA
     Golden Technologies - Old Forge, PA
     Highland Associates - Clarks Summit, PA
     NATC - Nevada Automotive - Silver Springs, NV
     Portland Community College - Portland, OR
     Precision Cast Corporation - Portland, OR

     Graduate/Professional Schools:
    
Wilkes University - Wikes-Barre, PA - M.S. Engineering

Nursing

    
Albright Care Services - Lewisburg, PA
     Cooper Health Systems - Camden, NJ   
     Duke University Hospital - Durham, NC  
     Geisinger Medical Center - Danville, PA (3)
     Geisinger Wyoming Valley - Plains, PA
     Johns Hopkins Hospital - Baltimore, MD    
     Lehigh Valley Health Network - Allentown, PA (2)
     New York Presbyterian Weill Cornell Medical Center - New York, NY
     Raritan Bay Medical Center - Perth Amboy - NJ
     Suneris Health - Brooklyn, NY
     Susquehanna Health - Williamsport, PA
     Valley Health Rehabilitation - Romney, WV
     Valley Hospital - Ridgewood, NJ
     Wilkes-Barre General Hospital - Wilkes-Barre, PA (2)

Political Science

    
Sun Trust Bank - Reistertown, MD
     
     Graduate/Professional Schools:
    
Albany Law School - Albany, NY - J.D.
     Elon University School of Law - Greensboro, NC - J.D.
     Quinnipiac University School of Law - Hamden, CT - J.D.
     St. John's University - Queens, NY - M.A. Theology
     Villanova University School of Law - Villanova, PA - J.D.
     Widener School of Law - Harrisburg, PA - J.D.

Psychology

     Big Brothers Big Sisters - Stroudsburg, PA
     Child Development Council - Wilkes- Barre, PA
     Children's Service Center - Wilkes-Barre, PA
     Friendship House - Scranton, PA
     Giant Pharmacy - Scranton, PA
     Goodwill Industries - Dupont, PA
     Moses Taylor Hospital - Scranton, PA
     NVR Mortgage - Richmond, VA
     Starbucks Coffee Co. - Merrick, NY
     Step By Step, Inc. - Wilkes-Barre, PA
     The Institute for Human Resources & Services - Kingston, PA

     Graduate Schools:
    
Catholic University - Washington, DC - M.A. Psychology
     Marywood University - Scranton, PA - M.A. (2) Mental Health Counseling
     Misericordia University - Dallas, PA - M.S. Speech Pathology
     Northeastern University - Boston, MA - M.A. School Psychology
     Stockton College - Pamona, NJ - D.P.T.
     University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh, PA - M.S. Speech/Language
     University of Western States - Portland, OH - D.C.M.
     Virginia Commonwealth University - Richmond, VA - M.S. Occupational Therapy
     Wilkes University - Wilkes-Barre, PA - B. S. N. 
 

Sociology

     Infinite Direct - New Brunswick, NJ

Spanish

     All Door Sales - Taylor, PA
     Bristol Myers Squibb - New York, NY



     
     

    

    

   
     
     
     
     
 

 

 

 


 

 

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