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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.

Jeremiah McFarland, standing outside a hospital, wearing blue scrubs

When I’m in a patient’s room, assessing and giving medications, I hear my professors’ voices from lectures. They’ve made me the best nurse I could possibly be and continue to grow into.

Jeremiah McFarland

Jeremiah's Story

You make time for the things you love. I love chemistry and learning. I love being a leader on campus and learning how to be a better person every day.

Aidan Looby

Aidan's Story
Monjama Korngor poses outside of the Chester-Crozer Medical Center building where she works.

“The DNP program has helped me in my leadership role as a clinician and has also empowered me to take on future quality improvement projects."

Monjama Korngor

Monjama's Story
Female student examines samples in a laboratory in front of microscope.

“I always wanted to be a doctor. I think it was an intrinsic motivation that I’ve always had.”

Michaela Jemison

Michaela's Story
Jason Beiriger stands in front of Quick Center with a stethoscope around his neck

Having an MBA from Widener and being exposed to health care management will allow me to help even more patients than I would in an eight-hour, in-person shift.

Jason Beiriger

Jason's Story
Jose-Luis Vasquez stands on platform in front of high school graduates in caps and gowns

What I’ve learned through the MEd program is the skills to succeed, whether it is organizational administration, coaching and developing leaders, or even the vernacular to know what is going on in the world of higher education.

Jose-Luis Vasquez

Jose-Luis's Story

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