Management Information Report
Academic Year 2009-2010
For the 8th consecutive year CDC’s Management Information Report substantiates our success in meeting former UC 21 and Student Affairs and Services Divisional priorities, providing comparative figures year after year of our service and productivity.
CDC Staff provided programming and services that benefited over 17, 623 students, employers, and alumni.
Largest users of CDC services by college: 642 College of Business, 459 Arts & Science, and 163 College of Education, Criminal Justice and Human Services students, respectively.
CDC posted and marketed 294 part-time jobs, 586 internships, and 189 summer jobs for students via our student listservs, and job opportunity binders. Job listings on Recruit a ‘Cat (the new On-Campus Recruiting and Job Posting software activated after July 1, 2008) targeted for UC students totaled over 1,921full-time, internship, part-time, summer and volunteer opportunities.
951 student interviews were conducted by 98 companies through On-Campus Recruiting.
96% of the students who completed Special Topics in Career Navigation (STCN) indicated they were better prepared to declare a major and stay in school as a result of taking this course.
Student satisfaction with CDC services averaged 3.7 out of 4.0.
1,066 students were enrolled in CDC’s Professional Development II courses.
95.8 % of students who took CDC’s Professional Development for Arts & Science course said they were “Prepared to conduct a more effective job search.” 95.8% of College of Business students, and 86% of College of Engineering students, who took Professional Development II, said the same.
Employers rated CDC’s programs and services 4.6 out of 5.0 compared to other Career Centers at which they recruited.
CDCC participated in two Big East E-Fairs (Autumn 2009: 4,637 registered students, 93 employers/Winter 2010: 1,986 registered students, 106 employers), and the Big East Career Fair in NYC (1,247 students, 105 employers).
Educational Services utilized CDC On-Campus Recruiting interview rooms to tutor 2,288 UC students. General Electric/Greater Cincinnati African American Scholarship Committee has chosen the “corporate ambience” of CDC’s On-Campus Recruiting interview rooms to conduct their recipient interviews for the past eight years.
CDC’s Career Resource Center welcomed this year admission tours, faculty-class collaborations, and programming reaching 1, 771 students.
The support of key employer partners in significant CDC initiatives (Career Fairs, Diversity Recruiting Training Institute, International Career Forum, On-Campus Recruiting, Internships, Mock Interviews, Graduate School Symposium, Classroom Presentations, Welcome Week, Main Street Stride, Part Time Job Hotlink, CDC Staff Retreat, and Student Organization Presentations) is recognized for strategic employer development.
CDC has completed the $5,000.00 research grant from the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) Foundation to evaluate the learning outcomes and effectiveness of CDC’s Professional Development II courses (PDII) overtime. In Phase I, 662 responses were received, providing quantitative and qualitative evidence of substantial learning outcomes by the students who took our PDII courses. Final results of the student will be published in the 210 NACE further enhancing CDC’s visibility, national credibility, and commitment to career development education and research.