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Career Design & Development

At Widener, you won’t just start your career at graduation. You'll continue the work you’ve been doing all along.

Proven. Results.

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91% of Grads Achieve Career Goals

Within 6 months of graduation, 91% of Class of 2020 was employed, in grad school, or in military/other service, according to survey data.

$62,500 Mean Salary

for the Class of 2020

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Top 18%

Payscale ranks Widener in the top 18% nationwide with an alumni mid-career salary of $101,100. 

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Hands-On Career Experience

You will gain invaluable hands-on experiences through internships, externships, clinicals, our acclaimed co-op program, and other opportunities that will help accelerate your career and distinguish you from others. And our proximity to Philadelphia means you have easy access to world-class companies and organizations.

Co-Ops & Internships

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Alumni Pay it Forward

Our alumni are generous with their time and talent to help the next generation succeed. Many come back to campus to speak with current students about their own experiences and welcome students to shadow them, or extend internship or co-op opportunities. Some of these connections even lead to full-time jobs, making that Widener link truly something special.

Info for Employers

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Hire Widener

Looking to hire interns, co-op students, or full-time employees? Look no further than Widener. Our students are career-ready thanks to beyond-the-classroom, hands-on experiences and our strong emphasis on honing professional skills. We work closely with employers to connect leaders like you to these future trailblazers.

Info for Alumni

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Pride for Life

Our alumni are part of the Pride for life. As a graduate, you have access to career guidance, including personal consultations, help updating your resume/CV, assistance making a strategic career transition, access to professional skills workshops and career fairs, and more.

Pride Perspectives

Hear from our students about their inside track experiences.

Hayley Bonhage, wearing headphones, sitting at a computer playing Overwatch for Esports team

I’m interested in a lot of different applications in computer science so I’m not sure where that will take me. It will be an adventure either way.

Hayley Bonhage

Hayley's Story
Aly Horton sitting in the driver's seat of a UPS truck

Widener gave me the opportunity to not only start my career as an undergraduate but advance it a few years later when I went back for my masters.

Aly Horton

Aly's Story
Davida Vogel poses in front of a research poster

My clinical experiences made all of the difference for my first year. I felt confident and competent in my ability to succeed. – Davida Vogel ‘22 

Davida Vogel

Davida's Story
Student in lab working on device with petri dish

Working on different projects at Widener taught me how to think on my feet. It taught me how to not leap before I think, but to leap while also thinking.

Abhay Aradhya

Abhay's Story
Student Evan Davis reading a Superman comic book

Widener gives me access to so many great opportunities I wouldn't have had elsewhere. These experiences and opportunities give me a great competitive advantage heading into the workforce.

Evan Davis

Evan's Story
Jessica Feoli sits in the Phillies baseball stadium

Every study abroad trip, every internship opportunity, every volunteer event, every class is contributing to me not only being a better person, but better in business. The world of business today requires us to be globally active.

Jessica Feoli

Jessica's Story

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