Outcome By Major
Wondering where Carolina graduates end up? Below is a summary of some of the places that May 2013 graduates with degrees from our most popular departments end up going.
Biology graduates went to work in many different fields, including healthcare, consulting, teaching, and research. Employers who hired biology graduates include the National Institute of Health (NIH), Duke University, Carolina, Teach For America, Huron Consulting, Quintiles, Stryker, Lab Corp, and Syngenta. Their job titles include analyst, lab tech, research technician, and program coordinator. Within 6 months of graduation, 48.8% of graduates were working, and 41.9% were continuing their education at schools such as Carolina, Duke, Harvard, UVA, NYU, and Carnegie Mellon.
Students graduating with a degree in business administration were hired by businesses such as Bank of America, American Airlines, Morgan Stanley, Accenture, Bain, BCG, Google, GE, IBM, Wells Fargo, P&G, and Dell. Their job titles included consultant, financial analyst, management training program, global capital markets analyst, investment banker, human resource analyst, relationship manager, marketing manager, and sales manager. Within 6 months of graduation, 84% of graduates had jobs and 13.9% were continuing their education.
Chemistry graduates entered into fields such as lab analyst, research assistant, and business development associate with organizations such as Duke University, Carolina, the U.S. Army, and Corporate Executive Board. Others pursued further education at UNC-CH, Purdue, University of Wisconsin, among others. Within 6 months of graduation, 52.5% were working and 42.1% were pursuing additional education.
Communication studies graduates entered into careers with Teach for America, Etix, IBM, BCBC, and Under Armour. Their job titles included account manager, director of business and development, sports marketing coordinator, and wellness coordinator. Within 6 months of graduation, 70.4% were working and 14.8% were continuing their education.
Economics were hired by a variety of employers, including Deutsche Bank, Bain, CEB, PNC, Capital One, Morgan Stanely, and KPMG. Their job titles included consultant, marketing analyst, market researcher, investment banker, supply chain analyst, and sales manager, among many others. Many graduates pursued masters and law degrees at schools like Columbia, Cornell, Carolina, and N.C. State University. Within 6 months of graduation, 80.3% of graduates had jobs and 16.7% were going to graduate school.
Students graduating with a degree in English went on to pursue roles such as college advisor, marketing coordinator, teacher, communications associate, and assistant editor. Their employers included GlaxoSmithKline, Sinclair Broadcasting Group, Teach for America, and the Carolina Advising Corp. Within 6 months of graduation, 48.4% were working and 45.2% were continuing their education. Graduate school programs included GW University, UVA, Carolina, and University of Georgia.
Exercise and Sport Science
Exercise and Sport Science graduates went on to pursue roles including nursing assistant, activities director, pt tech, personal trainer, and nurse aid. Their employers included Meridian Living, Novant Health, NC Family Doctor, Durham Bulls, and IMG. Within 6 months of graduation, 47.3% were working, and 40.4% were pursuing advanced degrees at schools like Carolina, Elon, Wake Forest, University of Florida, and UNC-Greensboro.
History graduates were employed by such organizations as City Year, Teach for America, Synergy, and SPX. Their job titles included commercial broker, teacher, business analyst, and corps member. Other pursued further education at Carolina, UVA, Wake Forest, and East Carolina University. Within 6 months of graduation, 45.5% were working and 40.9% were attending graduate school.
Graduates from the information science major were hired by IBM, Oracle, Square, Credit Suisse, and Deutsche Bank for roles such as software engineer, IT analyst, business analyst, and consultant. Within 6 months of graduation, 92.3% were working and 7% were going to graduate school.
Media and Journalism
Media and Journalism graduates were hired by Bloomberg, Meltwater Group, BBDO, Capstrat, Citigroup, GSK, and CBS, among many others. Their job titles included leadership development trainee, corporate finance reporter, business development associate, marketing manager, press intern, recruiter, and news producer. Within 6 months of graduation, 92.9% were working and 3.5% were going to graduate school.
Political science graduates were hired into such roles as analyst, project coordinator, legal assistant, college advisor, and teacher. Their employers included Carolina College Advising Corp, Carlisle & Gallagher, Teach for America, and PNC Bank. Within 6 months of graduation, 60.5% of graduates were working and 27.9% were attending graduate school.
Students graduating with a degree in psychology went to work for organizations such as The Link Group, Institute for Medical Research, Carolina Rehab, Teach for America, Accenture, and KIPP. Their job titles included field service representative, data technician, college advisor, residential advisor, and teacher. Others attended graduate school at Vanderbilt, George Mason, UVA, UNC-CH, and The Ohio State University. Within 6 months of graduation, 41.8% were working and 46.9% were attending graduate school.
Public policy graduates were hired by Target, Teach for America, Accenture, and Oracle, among many others. Their job titles included project coordinator, broker, HR coordinator, and consultant. Others attended graduate school at institutions such as Tulane, Carolina, Wake Forest, and University of Tennessee. Within 6 months of graduating, 62.5% of graduates were working and 37.5% were going to graduate school.