Press Releases

  1. Salary Projections for the Class of 2024 Are Up From Last Year

    February 20, 2024There is good news for the Class of 2024: Salary projections at the bachelor’s degree level are higher than the projections reported for the Class of 2023, according to a new report from the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE).

  2. Recruiters, Students Have Differing Views of New Grads’ Career Readiness

    February 6, 2024—Although new college graduates looking to enter the workforce and employers hiring these graduates agree on which competencies are most important for job candidates to hone, their perception of student proficiency in them differs widely, according to research conducted by the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE).

  3. The Key Attributes Employers Are Looking for on Graduates’ Resumes

    January 23, 2024College students hoping to catch the eye of potential employers through their resume should forego relying only on their strong GPA and instead highlight the attributes and skills they developed in their classwork and through their various experiential assignments, according to results of a new survey from the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE).

  4. Class of 2022 Employment Rate Matched Pre-Pandemic Level

    December 13, 2023The employment rates for Class of 2022 bachelor’s degree graduates returned to pre-pandemic levels after two relatively down years, according to results of a new survey from the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE).

  5. Class of 2024: Dip in Hiring Projections Follows Record Job Growth, Salaries Stable

    November 15, 2023—Overall hiring for the college Class of 2024 is projected to dip by 1.9%, according to results of a new survey from the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE)

  6. New Study Points to Positive Impact of Career Services on Women Pursuing Tech Careers

    November 7, 2023—Women pursuing careers in the technical fields can benefit from taking advantage of the services provided by their campus career center, according to a joint study conducted by the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) and Break Through Tech, an initiative of Cornell Tech.

  7. Employers Confirm Value of College Degree, Institutions of Higher Ed

    October 26, 2023—A new study from the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) underscores employers’ perceptions around the value of the college degree, higher education, and institutions of higher education.

  8. With “Unpaid Is Unfair,” NACE Seeks to Broaden Its Call for All Internships to Be Paid

    September 19, 2023Earlier this year, the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) released a position statement that calls for all internships to be paid.

  9. Final Average Starting Salary for Class of 2022 Rises More Than 7%

    September 13, 2023—The overall average starting salary for Class of 2022 graduates who earned a bachelor’s degree is up 7.4%, according to results of a new report from the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE).

  10. More Than Half of College Class of 2023 Grads Took Part Internships—The Majority Were Paid

    July 27, 2023—According to results from a new study by the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE), 62% of this year’s graduating seniors took part in an internship at some point in their college career—and 59% of those were paid. 

  11. Class of 2023 Graduates Seek In-Person Work, Job Security

    July 13, 2023—When it comes to work environment, Class of 2023 new college graduates clearly prefer to work in person rather than virtually, according to research conducted by the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE).

  12. Class of 2023 Graduates Can Expect to Work In Person or Hybrid

    May 17, 2023—Class of 2023 graduates entering the workforce can expect to start their careers working in the office, at least for part of the time, according to a new report from the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE).

  13. Internship Experience the Top Differentiator in a Competitive Job Market

    May 10, 2023—College students who want to stand out to employers in a competitive job market can do so by gaining internship experience and highlighting it on their resume and during interviews, according to research conducted by the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE).

  14. The Job Market for the Class of 2023: Key Skills/Competencies Employers Are Seeking and the Impact of Career Center Use

    April 27, 2023—College students from the Class of 2023 can improve their chances of gaining full-time employment after graduating by highlighting the skills and competencies employers value on their resumes, in their cover letters, and during interviews and engaging the career center to help them prepare for college recruiting activities.

  15. Employers Expect Hiring to Be Up 3.9%, but Lower Than Fall Projections for Class of 2023

    April 20, 2023—Updated hiring projections from employers show they are planning to hire 3.9% more graduates from the Class of 2023 than they did from the Class of 2022, according to a new report from the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE).

  16. Employers Planning to Hire 9.1% More Interns for Summer 2023 Programs

    April 6, 2023—Employers expect to increase their intern hiring by 9.1% for the 2022-23 academic year over the previous year, according to results of a new survey conducted by the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE).