NACE’s annual student survey covers student expectations and preferences, attitudes, plans, and activities as they relate to employment, employers, and the job search.
The report for the college Class of 2012 is based on reponses from nearly 16,000 bachelor’s degree level seniors. Among the findings:
- Approximately two-thirds expect to go right into the work force after graduating.
- Overall, graduating seniors expressed a preference for work with meaning. In fact, they cited “government” as their industry of choice.
- They are seeking employers that can offer them the opportunity for personal growth.
Get additional highlights: Read the executive summary.
The Class of 2011 Student Survey Report