After Davidson Forge Your Own Path

Davidson prepares students and alumni to fulfill their life-long educational and professional pursuits by connecting them with tools, resources and networks, and fostering the development of critical competencies that build on the liberal arts experience.

Career Development at Davidson

Graduate Outcomes Building Bright Futures

No matter your major, upon graduation from Davidson, you will enter a world of possibilities equipped with a deep appreciation for learning, the ability to solve problems creatively, the confidence to meet challenges head-on and the desire to contribute to your community-both local and global.

Latest Outcomes Report

Your Alumni Network Career Connections

Your relationship with Davidson lasts long after you step off the front lawn at the close of commencement. Stay connected through alumni events at more than 40 local chapters, campus reunions, volunteering, and serving as a mentor for Wildcats to come.

Career Connections

95%
of 2021 grads were employed or enrolled in post-grad education 6 months after graduation
80%
of recent Davidson alumni anticipate enrolling in a graduate program in the next five years

Top employment industries

  • Education, library, archives

  • Healthcare

  • Financial services, insurance

  • Technology, engineering, math

  • Civic, social, or community service

  • Government, policy, law

See more top employment industries

Top graduate and professional education categories

  • Healthcare

  • Law

  • Technology, engineering, math

  • Pharmaceutical, biotechnology, lab science

  • Social sciences, humanities

See more careers and outcomes

Fellowships & Experiential Learning

The Fellowships & Scholarships Program connects students and recent alumni to world-renowned programs across all disciplines, including the Fulbright U.S. Student Program, Thomas J. Watson Fellowship, Rhodes Scholarship, and more. The program focuses on identifying and developing potential scholars, one-on-one advising, and providing resources to guide applicants through processes from start to finish.

Fellowships & Scholarships

Individual Career Advising & Assessments

To maximize your success, we recommend you treat your job search as if it were another class in your academic schedule–set aside hours each week to manage the process beginning early in your senior year, take advantage of all available resources and meet with a Betty and B. Frank Matthews II ’49 Center for Career Development (Matthews Center) adviser to review and refine your job search strategy.

Career Exploration & Assessment