Career Services

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mission
The Career Center is here to educate and to serve the students and graduates of Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology in the career education, planning, and developmental processes.


In support of the mission of the college, the Career Center functions as a vital component in the total educational experience of students, primarily in the development, evaluation, initiation, and implementation of career plans and opportunities.

Career Center services and resources provide assistance to students in the cultivation and enhancement of skills to master job search techniques and strategies, and research employment opportunities. The Career Center provides effective and efficient service to employers in recruitment programs and activities.

Services Include:
  • Resume Writing 
  • Interviewing Skills/Mock Interviewing (Via Zoom video conferencing during the fall semester)
  • Soft "Power/Employability" Skills
  • Social Media Management
  • Professional Presentation
  • Internship Placement
  • Job Placement
  • Job/Career Fairs 
  • On-campus company information sessions (Via Zoom video conferencing during the fall semester)
  • College Transfer (for those interested in pursuing a 4-year degree after Stevens)

**For Prospective Students: Three Questions you should ALWAYS ask your College Recruiter BEFORE enrolling in any college or post-secondary program:

  1. What percent of students who enroll in a particular major actually end up graduating within 2 years (for Associate's Degree) or 4 years (for Bachelor's Degree)?
  2. Of those students who graduate from the program, what percent are working full-time directly in the field they studied?
  3. Of those graduates who are working directly in their field of study, what is the median starting salary for those graduates; and what is the median base salary five years after graduation?

The median five-year placement rate of graduates of Thaddeus Stevens College is over 90%. Placement Rate is defined as the percent of graduates who are either working full-time or continuing their education on a on a full-time basis. "In-field" Placement Rate is defined as the percent of graduates working full-time directly in their field of study or continuing their education on a full-time basis. Many programs have a 100% placement rate. Students seeking full-time employment upon graduation or Internships during college should see the Director of Career Services.

3-YEAR Averages SNAPSHOT - Annual Graduate Employment Survey Results 

  • Data collected via Annual Graduate Employment Surveys (Survey Monkey) one year after graduation each year
  • Includes placement rates and salary information for classes '18, '19, '20
  • Includes Internship numbers for classes '19, '20, '21
  • Includes Employer Recruitment numbers for classes '19, '20, '21

Five-Year-Out Summary

  • Data collected via Five-Year-Out Employment Surveys (Survey Monkey) disseminated five years after the completion of the Annual Graduate Employment Surveys
  • Includes a summary report of graduate employment information six years after graduation 
  • Summary includes classes of 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015. 

Employer Best Practices - Student/Graduate Recruitment 

Lancaster County Economic Overview - 2018-2028

 



Location: Hartzell Building Room 106
Hours: Mon - Fri 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM 

Laurie Grove, Director
George Colon, Coordinator

717-396-7188