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Ashley Glenn
Director
(540) 362-6938
cdc@hollins.edu

Ándrea Martin
Assistant Director
(540) 362-6680
martinan@hollins.edu

Carolyn Burnette
Administrative Assistant
(540) 362-6364
cburnette@hollins.edu

Hollins University
Career Center
P. O. Box 9628
Roanoke, VA 24020
(540) 362-6364
Fax: (540) 362-6096
cdc@hollins.edu

Career and graduate school statistics.

According to a survey conducted by the Career Center a year after graduation, Hollins graduates have a competitive edge in the job market and in graduate/professional school admission. For the past five years, the survey response rate has averaged 71%. On average, 71% of Hollins graduates are employed and 31% are attending graduate school.

 

Year Employed Post Graduate Work Seeking Employment /Unemployed
2012 69% 26% 5%
2011 68% 29% 3%
2010 69% 30% 1%
2009 64% 35% 1%
2008 66% 33% 1%

 

Selected employers who hired graduates in the classes of 2008-2012

  • Alcoa
  • American Institutes for Research
  • AmeriCorps
  • Apple, Inc.
  • Asia Policy Point
  • Cherish Our Children International
  • Citizen Pictures/Food Network, Giada at Home
  • F.B.I.
  • FDIC: Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
  • Federalist Society for Law and Public Policy Studies
  • Government of France
  • Greensboro Children’s Museum
  • Hyatt Hotels
  • ING Direct/Capital One
  • International Monetary Fund (IMF)
  • L’Occtaine
  • Lexmark
  • Loyola University
  • Metropolitan Museum of Art
  • NCAA (Indianapolis)
  • New York State Board of Law Examiners
  • Northern Virginia Veterinary Associates
  • Novo Nordisk
  • Novozymes Biologicals
  • Peace Corps
  • Seattle Repertory Theatre
  • Office of the Curator of the Supreme Court of the United States
  • The New Yorker Magazine
  • UBS Financial Services, Inc.
  • United BioSource Corporation
  • U.S. Forest Service
  • Valley Bank
  • Virginia Tech Individual Difference Development Lab
  • World 50, Inc.
  • World Harvest Missions

 

Selected graduate school placements 2008-2012

  • American University, broadcast journalism
  • College of William & Mary, experimental psychology
  • Columbia University
  • Duke University, chemistry
  • Florida State University, English/classical studies
  • George Mason University, sociology
  • Georgia Tech, international studies/history
  • Iowa State, mathematics
  • Manhattan School of Music
  • Marquette University Law School
  • New York University, educational theatre / English
  • Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, osteopathic medicine
  • Regent University, international politics
  • Savannah College of Art and Design, animation
  • Seton Hall, Spanish/international studies
  • Sherman College of Chiropractic
  • Syracuse University, public relations
  • Texas A & M University, College of Veterinary Medicine
  • Texas State University, organization communication
  • University College London, English / Shakespeare
  • University of Alabama, library science
  • University of California at Riverside, ethnomusicology
  • University of Edinburgh, English
  • University of Georgia, veterinary medicine
  • University of London at Egham, comparative literature and writing
  • University of Maryland School of Social Work, sociology
  • University of Mary Washington, education
  • University of Massachusetts, creative writing
  • University of Mississippi Medical School, medicine
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, ancient art history
  • University of Oregon, history
  • University of Phoenix, elementary education
  • University of Pennsylvania, veterinary medicine
  • University of Southern California, public diplomacy
  • University of Tennessee, law
  • University of Virginia, chemistry; historic preservation
  • Virginia Commonwealth University, pharmacy
  • Virginia Tech, environmental studies
  • Virginia Tech, veterinary medicine
  • Wake Forest, biology
  • Washington & Lee University, law
  • Yale Divinity School
  • Yale University, English

In the most recent survey, 63 percent of those who reported earn between $25,000 and $50,000 one year after graduating from Hollins.

 

Other statistics

  • Over 90 alumnae attended the C3: Career Connections Conference in October 2013 to provide advice and networking to current students.
  • Over 150 job listing websites are available on the Career Center site at my.hollins.edu. They are arranged by general search, career field; major and diversity resources.
  • Nearly 5,000 Hollins alumnae participate in the Career Advising Network (CAN), helping students and other alumnae with their job searches.
  • On average 65% of students completed at least one internship experience during their four years.