Study: Recent LAS graduates are successful at finding jobs and other opportunities

Illini Success initiative reveals that 90 percent of LAS alumni are securing a first location within six months of graduation.



A study of the early career paths of recent University of Illinois graduates reveals that new alumni from the College of LAS are successful in finding jobs and other first destinations.

About 90 percent of new LAS alumni are securing jobs (including military service), continuing education, or volunteer/service positions, according to the Illini Success initiative, a university-wide effort to better understand the early career paths of new alumni.

The average starting salary of new alumni grew significantly during the past year for literatures, cultures, and linguistics, from $52,675 to $68,857.

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