There are incredible internship, research, and field school opportunities. Combine them with clubs or volunteering and you’ve got a résumé that really shows who you are and what you have to offer.


In the Real World

We know that going to college means a big investment of your money, time, and energy. That’s why we invest so much effort into creating the kinds of courses, degree programs, and beyond-the-classroom opportunities that will prepare you for the future you’re dreaming of and planning for.  Health care? Business? The arts? We can help you get there. Dietrich School graduates are real world ready, and employers and grad program admissions officers know it.

Where Are They Now?*

  • 92% overall placement rate
  • 68% of employed graduates reported having positions related to their majors and minors
  • 46% employed full time
  • 28% continuing their education full time
  • 9% combining employment and continuing education

Getting Your Hands Dirty*

73% of our undergraduates participate in at least one experiential learning opportunity (internship, research, study abroad, etc.)

Graduating to Graduate School*

Some of the colleges and universities enrolling Dietrich School graduates:

  • American University
  • Columbia University
  • Emory University
  • George Washington University
  • New York University
  • Northwestern University
  • Temple University
  • Thomas Jefferson University
  • University of California
  • University of Pennsylvania

Working 9 to 5*

Some of the organizations and companies employing Dietrich School graduates:

  • AmeriCorps
  • BNY Mellon
  • Bombardier
  • Carnegie Museum of Art
  • French Embassy, Ministry of Education
  • Google
  • Institute for Global Labour and Human Rights
  • Morgan Stanley
  • National Institutes of Health
  • PPG Industries
  • The Huffington Post
  • UPMC
  • Vanguard

Median salary: $35,000

*Most recent numbers from our Office of Career Development and Placement Assistance provide this snapshot of the Dietrich School’s Class of 2014.