ERIC Number: ED470921
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Red River College Graduate Employment Report, 1997-1998.
Red River Community Coll. (Manitoba).
Red River College (Canada) conducts this graduate employment survey annually to obtain information on employment status and program satisfaction from graduates of diploma, certificate, and refresher programs. For this report, a questionnaire and personalized letter from the College president were sent to each student who graduated between July 1, 1996 and June 30, 1997. A total of 1,043 graduates participated in the survey. (Specific response rates are given for each program.) Findings include: (1) approximately 80% were successful in finding employment within 9 months of graduation; (2) 69% of respondents were working in a field related to their training; (3) of the employed graduates, more than 70% were employed full-time; (4) 86% were satisfied with the training they received at the College, and the same amount said they would recommend their program to others; and (5) 77% strongly agreed or agreed that the program was current with industry standards. The report details results from all programs in the applied sciences, business and applied arts, and industrial technologies divisions. Survey instrument and glossary included. (EMH)
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Research; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Red River Community Coll. (Manitoba).