Life After Rockhurst
Where will your Rockhurst degree take you?
Leadership in a major corporation. Continued learning at a premier graduate institution. Serving others throughout the world. For the Rockhurst graduate, the possibilities are limitless.
A Rockhurst education focuses on your whole person – spiritually, intellectually, morally and professionally. You’ll leave Rockhurst ready to take your place in the world, doing whatever you choose, and doing it well. Rockhurst alumni serve as leaders of major organizations in all sectors throughout the country. They serve their communities in large and small ways and exemplify a commitment to service throughout their lives.
Jumpstart your career
Employers recognize the hard work and dedication that come with a Rockhurst degree. The school partners with nearly 500 employers around the country to secure opportunities for graduates, and in a typical year, fields requests to fill more than a thousand jobs. About 95 percent of Rockhurst graduates walk into jobs or grad school within six months of graduating.
The Rockhurst Career Center staff routinely brings some of the region's top employers to campus to interview students for jobs and internships.
Career Center Services
- Individual Career Advising
- Resume and Interview Preparation
- Cooperative Education Experiences
- Campus Interviewing
- Local and National Job Listings
- Resource Center
Continuing your education
A Rockhurst degree can be the ticket to some of the nation’s top graduate programs. Graduates from Rockhurst consistently secure spots in medical, law and graduate schools such as Cambridge University, Columbia University, Notre Dame and others.
Leading and serving
Your Rockhurst degree connects you to a nationwide group of leaders and influencers – more than a million strong – living the Jesuit tradition of excellence and service long after graduation. Along with graduates from schools like Boston College, Loyola, Georgetown and others, you’ll become part of an enduring legacy where strong men and women consistently demonstrate that learning, leading and service are lifelong commitments.
In 2011, 11 Rockhurst University seniors decided to do a year or more of full-time service following graduation. Learn more about what they are doing and why they chose that path.