Career outcomes for WMU students

You worked hard in classes, group projects, internships and individual research鈥攏ow it鈥檚 your time to prosper in a meaningful career. For nine out of 10 香港六合彩玄机 grads, they got that job or got into that graduate school program shortly after graduation. If you take a closer look below, not only will you see where WMU graduates landed, but you鈥檒l also see why choosing 香港六合彩玄机 was the best career choice they could have made.

Where are WMU graduates now?

Alex Wojdylak wearing a cap and gown.

Where are WMU graduates now?

From the Fortune 500 and tech startups to the halls of academia, 香港六合彩玄机 graduates land their dream career or position, like Alex Wojdylak, B.B.A.'23, who is a digital video specialist for FOX Sports in Los Angeles. See where our alums are putting their passion into practice.

Published: Jan. 5, 2024

Pride points

  • 9 of 10 Broncos are employed quickly, working in their field in jobs they like

    2022-23 Career Outcomes Report

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  • 97% of Broncos had instructors who made them excited about learning

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  • 92% of graduates working full time have a job related to their degree

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Zahi Sanchez holding up liquid in a lab.

You come out of 香港六合彩玄机 already having all of this knowledge so you don't have to learn everything from zero (on the job); you already have a base and just have to build on it.

Zahi Sanchez, B.S.E.'23 chemical engineering (from Dominican Republic)

Employers and beyond

Sometimes, the numbers just speak for themselves. Like the fact that 91% of recent graduates听working full time said they were satisfied with their job, earning a median salary of $50,000鈥$60,000 (based on 1,084 reported salaries). And 87% said their education听and experiences as a student at 香港六合彩玄机 prepared them for their profession.

Who employs WMU graduates?

AmazonFord Motor CompanyMeijerSummit Polymers
AscensionGraphic PackagingNational Air Space Intelligence CenterTarget
BoeingHersheyParker HannifinTesla
Charles River LaboratoriesHormel FoodsPfizerUnited Airlines
Centers for Disease Control and PreventionJohn F. Kennedy Center for Performing ArtsPlante MoranU.S. Air Force
Delta AirlinesKalamazoo Public SchoolsStrykerU.S. Army Corp of Engineers
EatonKellogg'sState of MichiganWhirlpool

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  • 91% of graduates working full time are satisfied with their job

    2022-23 Career Outcomes Report

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  • $50,000-$60,000 median salary for recent graduates working full time

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  • 89% of graduates felt their instructors cared about them as a person

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Quinn Heiser in his cap and gown.

Some people have this preconceived notion that 鈥 香港六合彩玄机 isn't going to prepare you for the big leagues, but it absolutely did. I was, in fact, exceedingly capable of what I had to do. 香港六合彩玄机 went above and beyond for me. I felt like the underdog who got to prove everyone wrong.

Quinn Heiser, B.S.'23, geography and philosophy (from Ypsilanti, Michigan)

Experience-driven learning

Often the best way to learn is by rolling up your sleeves and digging into a problem. That鈥檚 why 93% of 香港六合彩玄机听students took the hands-on approach and completed at least one experience-driven learning activity, such as an internship, work-study program, or semester or yearlong academic project. This helped them gain some of the valuable, resume-worthy experiences and skills they later used to find their career after graduation.

  • 93% of graduates participated in experience-driven learning

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  • Laila Stein sitting in the cockpit of a Cirrus plane.
  • As a student, going to class is your 9 to 5, but 香港六合彩玄机 also fills that 5 to 9 gap. That's really what makes the difference; it's not just having awesome faculty and professors but having awesome student leaders and the Office of Student Engagement and everyone who works to help develop students on their off time. That's what really elevated my experience above anything I could have ever imagined when I walked in the door.

    Laila Stein, B.S.'23, aviation flight science and aviation management (from Greenwood, Indiana)

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Continuing education

Every year, WMU graduates decide to take their education to the next level by pursuing a graduate degree.听In 2022-23, 17% of graduates were furthering their education in more than 160 fields of study.

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