Measures of Success

Career Services Dashboard

Career Services Center

We create Powerful Partnerships with students, faculty, staff, alumni, and employers as we seek to provide outstanding career-related services to Ashland University Stakeholders

Fall Semester 2012 - Student Appointments
707 Total In-Person Appointments
656 Resume/Cover Letter Critiques

Last Semester over 1,760 students participated in Career Services Events/Presentations

NACE: Qualities Employers Want

  • Ability to work in a team structure
  • Ability to verbally communicate with persons inside and outside the organization
  • Ability to make decisions and solve problems
  • Ability to obtain and process information
  • Ability to plan, organize, and prioritize work
  • Ability to analyze quantitative data

Internship Completion: Ashland University vs. National Average

Internship Data Ashland University National Average
Have Completed an internship 62.9% 46.2%
Presently participating in an internship 13.2% 12.9
Currently seeking/Have not completed 23.9% 40.9%

696 students participated in experiential learning between May 2011 and August 2012

Employers on Campus

105 - Employers/Graduate Schools Visited campus Fall Semester 2012

Student Career Fair Attendance

Spring 2012 - 200
Spring 2013 - 268
First Annual Fall Fair 2012 - 346

Employment Opportunities

105 - New Employers
231 - New Job Posting offering 1,178 opportunities
72 - new internship postings offering 1,239 opportunities
59 - on-campus postings offering 153+ opportunities

81.5% of AU students feel the university prepares students effectively to work at an internship site (compared to the national average of 77.3%)

53.1% of AU students have participated in 2 or more experiential learning experiences (compared to the national average of 43.3%)