Career Success

The idea that a college education must provide its graduates with a deep skill set and extensive hands-on experience that translate into real value in the marketplace is not new to us. Originally founded in 1878 as a business school, Champlain College has a long tradition of preparing its graduates to excel in targeted career fields.

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Success Statistics

Year after year our graduates have outstanding career outcomes within six months of graduating. An unusually high percentage of our graduates—well above the national average—provide first-job data, making our annual career data far more accurate than most institutions.

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Internships are a critical factor in our students' career success. Many of our students are prepared to take on two, three, and even four or more internships during their college years thanks to our Upside-Down Curriculum.

The staff at the Career Collaborative at Champlain College

Career Collaborative

Every student has a discipline-specific Career Coach from the Career Collaborative who provides career-preparation guidance. Students also work with the Career Collaborative in all four years through InSight, our comprehensive career and personal finance education.

Students at Champlain College

Graduate School Admission Agreements

Champlain has established graduate school admission agreements with programs at New York Law School, New York University, and Vermont Law School.

Career Development Programs

Champlain College creates programs and opportunities to support lifelong learning, whether its for expanding on an existing skill set or cultivating a new one, we offer a number of degree programs, certificates, workshops and other professional development options.

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truED Alliances

truED Alliances and Partnerships exist to help employers close skill gaps in their workforce through the 100% online education and customized training offered through Champlain College Online.

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What we learn is really pertinent to what people are doing in the field right now. A lot of employers are looking for the skills that Champlain College teaches its students.

Jessica Turner, Class of 2022

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