Originally conducted by the Office of Career Services, but taken over by ODA in 2019, the Graduate Destinations survey is administered three times a year to undergraduate and graduate students who are six months out from graduation.
Survey topics included
Primary employment activity
Other activities related to employment, volunteer work or graduate school
When job search began
Where they work – company, country and state (if within U.S.)
Salary and signing bonus
How they learned about current position
Relationship of position to major(s)
How well major prepared them for job
Graduate school details
Degree type, area of study
Where attending graduate school
CU program participation (e.g., working for pay, study abroad, research project, volunteer)
The CU Survey Group is led by ODA and meets monthly during the school year (September - May). The goal of the survey group is to improve the use of surveys at CU Boulder through sharing survey best practices and also key findings from recently administered surveys.