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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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Career Success for Class of 2022

96% of the Class of 2022 was employed, in grad school, or in military/other service within 6 months of graduation, according to the National Association of Colleges & Employers (NACE).

$72,800 Median Starting Salary

for Widener's undergraduate Class of 2022.

$104,000 Median Mid-career Salary

for Widener alumni with a bachelor’s degree, which ranks in the top 22% nationwide

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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.

Upcoming Events

Pride Perspectives

Hear from our students about their inside track experiences.

Stephen DiDonato stands in front of the court house in Delaware County.

“I didn’t really know what to expect when it came to the Inside Track, but now that I’m feeling it and I’m able to quantify it, I can see how my future career will be connected and what to look for.”

Stephen DiDonato

Stephen's Story
Randy LeBar leaning against a tree

“It has been a wonderful experience so far because of the support I received.”

Randy LeBar

Randy's Story
Student holds a citizenship document while standing in front of a background with American flag and other Americana

Widener is definitely like a home away from home. I spend a lot of time here, so I’ve gotten used to the environment. It’s very comfortable and everyone here is really nice.

Dimple Gandevia

Dimple's Story
Cloe DiFlumeri poses alongside two individuals during an internship at Museum of Arts and Sciences.

There’s so much overlap with my majors. They’re interdisciplinary so they allow me to explore my passions, but I love the different perspectives they all bring.

Cloë Di Flumeri

Cloë's Story
Tatyannah King poses for a photo, which is inserted in a blue graphic with yellow lines and arrows

I think that knowledge about sex education and human sexuality genuinely saves lives, so you shouldn’t try to hide it from people.

Tatyannah King

Tatyannah's Story
An online MSW student is seen sitting at a desk working with a client.

Widener has stood up to its reviews -- it’s an exceptional school. The educational experience is priceless.

Erin Waters

Erin's Story