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The Career Development Center has been exclusively serving the healthcare employment needs of Thomas Jefferson University students and graduates for over 25 years. This specialized team understands the unique hiring practices within the healthcare field.

Students get support with all aspects of the job search, including resume, CV and cover letter development and interviewing skills. In addition to individual appointments, walk-in hours and workshops, the Career Center also organizes on-campus job fairs twice a year and networking events throughout the year.

Placement Rates

Placement rates are determined by the number of graduates who responded to Part II of the Longitudinal Study survey who indicated full- or part-time employment or other employment such as entrepreneurial activity, and those continuing their education as their primary post-graduation activity.

Placement Rate data from 2011-12 Annual Report (Academic Affairs).

Class of 2011 College or Department Placement Rate
Jefferson College of Health Professions (JCHP), Average 93%
    Department of Bioscience Technologies 94%
    Department of Couple and Family Therapy 90%
    Department of Occupational Therapy 100%
    Department of Physical Therapy 100%
    Department of Radiologic Sciences 83%
Jefferson College of Nursing (JCN), All 88%
All JCHP and JCN 90%

Graduation Rates

Jefferson programs range in duration from 12 months to 4 years. Overall, the graduation rate, or the rate at which students complete their program in the expected amount of time, is extremely high.