Career Success

Business student

Success After Graduation

The faculty and staff of UE's Schroeder School of Business don't just focus on preparing you for your first job after college; we're focused on preparing you for your best job.

In the Schroeder School of Business, your success matters.

Our commitment goes beyond giving our students the skills to succeed in business; our faculty and staff are also committed to working alongside our students to find the right opportunities for success. The result?

  • 100 percent of Schroeder School of Business students complete at least one internship

  • $49,342 mean salary for our 2020 Schroeder School of Business graduating class, excluding commission-based positions*.

  • 92 percent of Schroeder School of Business 2020 graduates were employed or in graduate school as of September 30, 2020 (During the COVID-19 pandemic)

* According to N.U.B.S. standards. Reflective of a 86% response rate.

Students have the opportunity to:

  • Work with their faculty advisor and learn about the professional expectations of their specific disciplines.
  • Receive an alumni mentor in their field.
  • Work with our corporate partners in the community who offer programs for Schroeder students.
  • Work with our Director for the Schroeder Office of Career Success.

This guidance, coupled with the experiential learning opportunities offered to all students in the Schroeder School of Business, ensures that our students are prepared to market themselves to a host of interesting companies and to be successful upon employment.

Companies where our graduates have been placed include, but are not limited to:

  • Accuride
  • Atlas World Group
  • Berry Plastics
  • BKD
  • BNSF
  • Chrysler
  • Cintas Corporation
  • Cisco
  • Disney
  • DXP
  • Ernst and Young
  • Fifth Third Bank
  • Frito-Lay
  • German American Bank
  • Harding Shymanski & Company
  • Hewlett Packard
  • JPMorgan
  • KPMG
  • KSM Consulting
  • MasterBrand Cabinets
  • Mead Johnson Nutrition
  • Old National Bank
  • OmniCare
  • PepsiCo
  • Philadelphia Union
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers
  • QSI
  • SS&C Technologies
  • Target Corporation
  • United Bank of Switzerland
  • Vectren
  • Yelp

All students in the Schroeder School of Business are required to participate in the ACES (Access to Career Engagement and Success) Passport Program. The ACES Passport Program provides a roadmap for business students to develop career advancement techniques and networking contacts. Students are required to complete 20 points given for career development events that include activities such as career fairs, interviewing, resume and cover letter development, and networking events.

Three points are required and include:

  1. One career fair
  2. Internship
  3. EXED 90

17 points are flexible and include, but are not limited to:

  1. Establishing an alumni/career mentor
  2. Career advancement speakers
  3. Employer in the Foyer events
  4. Networking events
  5. Join a business club
  6. Not-for-credit internship
  7. Mock interviews
  8. Information sessions

The ACES Passport Program helps each student develop the skills they need to start meeting their career goals.

Rebecca Oates, Director of Marketing and Recruitment for the College of Business and Engineering

Ms. Rebecca Oates, MBA

Director of Marketing and Recruitment for the College of Business and Engineering

Schroeder School of Business Building, Room 124

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Room 152, Schroeder School of Business Building