Career Development Center 2013 Annual Report - page 3

The2012-13academicyear
was a success for theCareer
DevelopmentCenter.
The classof 2013 reported
a76.5percent employment
rate just sixmonths
after graduation.The
2012-13academicyear
also sawour Internship
Programflourishwith197
internshipexperiences
completedwithexcellent
employer sponsors.Weare
hopeful that thispositive
trendwill continue.
Wearealsopleased to
report positive results
fromdelivering career
explorationand counseling
services toour students.
Due to the increased clarity
in their careerdirection,
studentswhohaveused
this servicehavebeen
retainedat a rate that is16
percentagepointshigher
than the campus average.
Oneof our future focal
pointswill be toensure
that every student receives
this service in theirfirst
year as a student at Indiana
UniversitySoutheast.
Why isourwork so critical?
The IndianaCommission
forHigherEducationas
well asGreaterLouisville’s
55KDegrees Initiative
havebothpointed to the
critical need to increase
thenumber of college
graduates inour stateand
region. IndianaUniversity
Southeast continues todo
itspart tomakeeducation
moreaffordableand
attainable. Specifically, the
CareerDevelopmentCenter
aims toassist students and
alumni inoneprimarygoal:
Tohelp students realize the
returnon their educational
investment through the
attainment of theirdesired
post-graduategoal.
We thankall of our
employerpartners for your
continued collaboration
in identifying IU
Southeast as aplace to
findqualified candidates.
We look forward to
playingan increased role
inunderstandingyour
recruitingneeds and
communicating those
needs toeducatorson
our campus.Wearealso
honored toworkwith such
dedicatedandpassionate
facultyand staffasweall
playourpart to fulfill the
vision statement of Indiana
UniversitySoutheast, to
“…shape the futureof our
regionby transforming
good students intogreat
leaders, onegraduateat a
time.”
Thankyouagain for
yourpartnershipand
commitment tokeeping
our students andgraduates
first!
Sincerely,
TreyLewis
BarbaraA. Bichelmeyer
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