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Career Development

Career Outcomes

The sky's the limit when you graduate from MC. But don't take out word for it. See for yourself when MC grads are and where they're going after graduation.

Be Confident in Your Future

Mississippi College Career Services aims to help students and alumni grow in their confidence both professionally and personally resulting in a successful Career. Through Handshake, our first destination survey, and collaboration with both on campus departments and off campus employer relations, we are able to provide insight into the employment and continuing education status of our Choctaws. Our first destination survey details employment status, salary, area of work, and graduate school information.

Career Outcomes Rate for The Class of 2021

85%

of MC’s 2021 bachelor’s degree graduates are employed or pursuing further education.

58% are employed full time
23% are attending graduate school/continuing education
5% are engaged in post-graduation internships, fellowships, research, part-time jobs, and reported their status as entrepreneurs or not seeking employment.
8% are seeking employment
4% are employed part-time
2% are not seeking employment
$37,123.40

Median Salary

EMPLOYMENT BY THE SECTOR OF ECONOMY

BUSINESS: 43%

EDUCATION: 35%

NON-PROFIT: 13%

GOVERNMENT: 9%

Class of 2021 Top 20 Employers

  • Trustmark
  • SFBLI
  • Continental Tire
  • BlueCross Blue Shield of MS
  • Harper, Rains, Knight & Co
  • Mississippi Power
  • St. Jude Children’s Hospital
  • HORNE, LLP
  • Methodist Le Bonheur
  • Jackson Public Schools
  • Baptist
  • Clinton Public School District
  • GranthamPoole
  • St. Dominic’s
  • UMMC
  • Madison County Schools
  • Rankin County School District
  • Hinds County School District
  • The Tell Agency
  • Mississippi College

Summer Expereine 2022

PRIMARY SUMMER ACTIVITY

  • INTERNSHIP
  • JOB SHADOWING
  • SUMMER JOB: 60%
  • RESEARCH POSITION
  • TOOK THE SUMMER OFF: 10%
  • PERSONAL/RECREATIONAL TRAVEL: 20%
  • STUDY ABROAD
  • ENROLLED IN CLASSES: 10%

STATES WHERE SUMMER JOBS TOOK PLACE

  • MISSISSIPPI
  • WASHINGTON, D.C.
  • TEXAS
  • OKLAHOMA
  • MISSOURI
  • LOUISIANA
  • ALABAMA