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What  Trinity Alumni Do After Graduation          
             
The following statistics are drawn from several surveys of Trinity’s alumni and        
provide the best available information on what Trinity’s students do after graduation.      
      Occupations: Classes of:  
Activities during first year after graduation1         1998, 1999 2003, 2004 Total
Percentage seeking advanced degree 26%     Sales/marketing/advertising/PR 13% 10% 11%
Percentage working for pay  85%     Financial manager or analyst 9% 13% 11%
Percentage on an internship or fellowship  18%     Educator (not college professor) 9% 10% 9%
      Other manager/consultant 8% 11% 9%
Percent after 5 years Who Received or Are       Lawyer or judge 6% 10% 8%
Working on Advanced Degrees2     Salesperson, broker, or agent 5% 7% 6%
All post-grad degrees, incl. MBA, MD and JD  60%     Programmer, computer scientist 7% 0% 3%
Academic master’s degrees  31%     College faculty 4% 1% 3%
MBAs 9%     Other creative profession 4% 1% 3%
Law degrees  12%     Physician 2% 4% 3%
MD and other medical doctorates  4%     Visual artist or designer 4% 1% 2%
PhD and other academic doctorates 8%      Architect or planner 3% 1% 2%
      Health services (other than doctor) 2% 3% 2%
Pct after 10 years Who Received or Are        Social worker/counselor 2% 3% 2%
Working on Advanced Degrees3     Engineer 2% 2% 2%
All post-grad degrees, incl. MBA, MD and JD 65%     Writer or editor 2% 2% 2%
Academic master’s degrees  37%     Mental health professional 1% 2% 2%
MBAs 12%     Legal but not a lawyer 1% 2% 2%
Law degrees 7%     Life scientist 1% 1% 1%
MD and other medical doctorates 2%     Statistician/mathematician 1% 1% 1%
PhD and other academic doctorates 9%     Performer or athlete 1% 1% 1%
      Physical scientist 1% 0% 1%
Pct after 10 years Who Are Primarily:        Administrative support 0% 2% 1%
Working  88%     HR or labor relations professional 0% 1% 1%
Raising a family 6%     Economist 1% <0.5% <0.5%
Students 4%     Social scientist or psychologist 1% <0.5% <0.5%
Looking for work 3%     Journalist <0.5% 1% <0.5%
      Clergy <0.5% 1% <0.5%
Employers: Classes of:   All other occupations 11% 10% 10%
  1998, 1999 2003, 2004 Total        
Private for-profit 35% 51% 43%        
Self-employed 26% 21% 24%        
K-12 education 11% 12% 12%        
Higher education 9% 8% 9%        
International org. in US 6% 4% 5%        
State and local gov, (except education) 4% 2% 3%        
Fed government 4% 1% 2%        
International org. outside US 2% 0% 1%        
US Military 2% 0% 1%        
             
             
1 From the Spring 2009 survey of graduates from the class of 2007.        
2 From the Spring 2009 alumni survey of the classes of 2003 and 2004        
3 From the Spring 2009 alumni survey of the classes of 1998 and 1999        
             
For information on Trinity’s Alumni Association and Its Activities, click here