Wellesley's Reimagined Career Education Model Posts Wide Gains

November 6, 2017
Denisse Becerra '19 and Destiny M. Barletta, Career Community Advisor, Arts, Communications, and Media
Introducing women to
a world of opportunities
Career Education
satisfaction & loyalty
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98%
student satisfaction
Willingness to Recommend to others
icon_Willingness to recomend
75.69%
compared with 64.00 average
for the higher education industry
Widespread Engagement
icon_engaged in-person
3/4
75% of all Wellesley students engaged in person; 94% engaged digitally
Advising and Counseling Appointments
icon_appointments
grew
202%
alumnae mentors from around the world
icon_alumnae mentors
30
countries
EMPLOYERS POSTING IN HANDSHAKE, our new jobs & internships platform
icon_EMPLOYERS POSTING
grew
356%
TOTAL number of OPPORTUNITIES IN HANDSHAKE
icon_OPPORTUNITIES
grew
342%
Wellesley-Funded Internships
icon_DOLLARS AWARDED
$600,460
AWARDED
18%
growth
icon_student interns
184
WELLESLEY-FUNDED STUDENT INTERNS
52%
growth
Wellesley’s new Career Education supports each student and alumna as she explores her individual interests and talents—helping her forge a uniquely fulfilling career path.

Data compares academic year 2015–16 with academic year 2016–17.