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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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94% of Grads Achieve Career Goals

Within 6 months of graduation, 94% of Class of 2019 was employed, in grad school, or in military/other service, according to survey data.

$60,000 Median Salary

for the Class of 2019 across all industries.

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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.

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Pride Perspectives

Hear from our students about their inside track experiences.

It’s very rewarding when you can see the impact you’re having on either the community, or individuals, or even yourself.

Michael Dixon

Michael's Story
Samirah Thompson watches security cameras

To have people like that in your corner is amazing. They helped me gain the confidence to go into the field and to be on my ‘A’ game.

Samirah Thompson

Samirah's Story
A graduate physical therapy student works with a client

My time in the clinic has put me on the inside track to succeed as a socially and clinically competent physical therapist.

Haily Vaka

Haily's Story
Psychology major Christie Birchall leads group

Widener helped me realize my track. The faculty in the psychology department provide a safety net and make it their job to find you a place in the field.

Christie Birchall

Christie's Story
Mamadou Keita is mentored by Professor Stephanie Schechner

I am very fortunate to have come to this country and received one of the best educations. My mindset now is ‘how can I give that type of opportunity to others back home in Guinea?’

Mamadou Keita

Mamadou's Story

Widener gave me opportunities after opportunities. Every position I’ve had is because of the experiences I had.

Alanna DiBiasi

Alanna's Story

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