Employment

"Having a compelling account of the value of the experience a college offers, relative to its cost, is among the institution’s most critical tasks."
President David Anderson '74

St. Olaf regularly tracks the “first destinations” of its graduates after they leave the Hill.
Explore our searchable database of graduates.

90%

of our alumni agree that their job allows them to continue to learn and grow.

87%

of our alumni agree that their job leverages skills they learned at St. Olaf.

84%

of our alumni agree that they find their work meaningful.


 Employment Sector, Class of 2015  (59% of the class employed within 6 months of graduation)

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My first paying job after graduation.First Job5

 My current job (~5 years after graduation)
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Top 20 Employers, Classes of 2011-2015  (first employers, within 9 months of graduation)

 

Epic Systems Target Corporation
French Ministry of Education University of Minnesota Mayo Clinic Emergency Physicians
Best Buy YMCA Clinical Scribes Abbott Northwestern Hospital
Ecolab 3M Wells Fargo Ameriprise Financial
 Cargill  General Mills  Northwest Passage  Guthrie Theater
 Thomson Reuters  Tareen Dermatology  Thrivent Financial