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Career Outlook for UNH Graduates

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From the moment they arrive on campus, UNH students are supported in their quest to identify a pathway to rewarding careers and in their preparation for life after college. The UNH Career Center is a lifelong resource for Wildcats that can help with choosing a major, finding internships, preparing for interviews, applying to graduate school, even changing careers decades later. Taking advantage of these services is one way that UNH students parlay a strong undergraduate ecducation and graduate education into a future career.

76%
Report job relates to major*

84%
Satisfied with post-grad employment*

91%
Employed or enrolled in additional schooling*

*Survey data gathered from 2016 graduates by the UNH Career Center

Each year, the UNH Career Center holds two Career & Internship Fairs. Each fair, over 1,500 UNH students/alumni and over 200 companies attend. Students from all majors attend the fair.

These and other companies employ and are hiring UNH graduates:

  • Allegro Microsystems, LLC
  • Aspen Technology
  • BAE Systems
  • Center on Social
    Innovation and Finance
  • Child and Family Services of NH
  • DEKA Research and Development
  • Dell
  • EMC Corporation
  • EMD Millipore
  • Facebook
  • Fidelity Investments
  • Google
  • Innovate EDU
  • Liberty Mutual Insurance
  • Mass General Hospital
  • New Hampshire Judicial Branch
  • Northwestern Mutual
  • Omni Hotels
  • Oracle
  • Osram Sylvania
  • PC Connection, Inc
  • Pfizer
  • Service Credit Union
  • T3 Trading Group, LLC
  • ThermoFisher Scientific
  • TXT International

Wildcats enroll in competitive graduate programs at UNH and other prestigious colleges and universities, including:

  • Babson College
  • Boston University
  • Brandies University
  • California Western
    School of Law
  • Duke University
  • Johns Hopkins University
  • Massachusetts College of
    Pharmacy and Health Services
  • Miami University
  • Minneapolis College of Art and Design
  • Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Services
  • Massachusetts School of
    Professional Psychology
  • New York University
  • Northeastern University
  • Sacred Heart University
  • Suffolk University
  • SUNY Stony Brook
  • Tufts University
    School of Medicine
  • University of Massachusetts
  • University of Nebraska Lincoln
  • University of North Carolina
    Chapel Hill
  • University of Rhode Island

Where is Wildcat country? It's everywhere!

Graduates with a degree from UNH start their careers anywhere, from New England to California to Singapore. With 133,000 alumni living in the U.S. and in 78 countries across the globe, your Wildcat alumni network is there to support you.

UNH's Pathways Mentoring Program pairs interested students with alumni in year long, one-on-one partnerships to help them develop career and networking skills. Alumni partners have either a similar major or work in a professional field that is of interest to the student and are able to provide first-hand knowledge of what to expect in the professional world after graduation.

Don't forget about social-media as a networking tool. With almost 90,000 alumni and students in the official UNH group on LinkedIn, it's a great time to become a member and start connecting.

unhconnect.unh.edu

The UNH Career Center organizes career, internship and graduates school fairs for students. You can also meet one-on-one with staff members for resume reviews and advising. UNH believes that all good career planning should include some quality face time between counselors and students looking for guidance. That's why we offer:

  • Walk-in Resume Reviews
  • Cover Letter Writing
  • Interview Skills
  • Classroom Presentations and Workshops
  • Career Research Sites
  • Networking