The Sewanee Career Center empowers students with resources for successful professional development, leveraging competencies, confidences and connections to successfully launch their early career journey.

Liberal Arts Education

Sewanee graduates' first destinations after graduation prove that with a liberal arts education, major doesn't always equal path. Here you can see where Sewanee graduates in each major found their first experiences after graduating going back to 2010!

97% of the 2019 graduating class are employed, in graduate school, or participating in a fellowship or service commitment within six months of graduation. The Sewanee Network of Alumni is a valuable resource.

Locations

The top 5 national destinations in 2019 were Nashville, Washington D.C., Atlanta, Sewanee and New York City. The top 3 international destinations for the class of 2019 were Spain, Japan and Thailand.

Industries

In recent years, the most popular sectors for Sewanee graduates to begin their early career journey are Business, Finance, and Consulting. The top career fields for Sewanee Alumni are Education, Legal, Medical, Finance/Investment, and Environmental. 

Employers

Employers who often hire Sewanee graduates include Accenture, The United States Senate, A Bar A Ranch, Nolan Transportation Group, Gallagher, William Morris Endeavor, JumpCrew, Grayback Forestry, NTT Data, Deloitte Consulting, Cumberland Trust, BlackRock, BrightHouse, Bank of America, J.P. Morgan, Regions Bank, TransitScreen, and many others.

Fellowships

Sewanee graduates have recently participated in the following post-graduate fellowships: Thomas J. Watson Fellowship, Teach for America, Japanese Exchange Teaching Fellowship, Peace Corps, and AmeriCorps programs including: FEMA, City Year, Impact America, VISTA. Additional information about fellowships can be found here.

Graduate and professional schools

Sewanee graduates enroll in graduate and professional schools in a wide array of subjects and fields including business, accounting, law, education, social work, medicine, health, nursing, and more! Some graduates go straight back to school while others will pursue graduate degrees later in their careers.

USING THE INFOGRAPHIC

Click any academic areas to see the relationship between the academic area of study and career outcomes or vice versa.

 
Interpreting the infographic

Academic areas of study are listed on the left side of the graphic; career outcomes are listed on the right side. The size of the specific academic areas and career outcomes blocks represent the percentage of graduates included in each. English/literature, history, economics, politics, and sciences are the academic areas with the largest blocks; therefore, the majority of graduates represented majored in these areas.

  • Lines represent Sewanee graduates from the various areas of study who have found careers in the fields listed. The thickness of the lines corresponds to the number of graduates represented.
  • This infographic represents the relationship between major and the ultimate career outcomes for 9,200 Sewanee alumni.