Franklin College graduates are versatile thinkers thanks to the strong liberal arts education they receive here. We hope you strongly consider Franklin College students as interns and employees. We encourage you to take advantage of setting-up at our campus career fairs to mix and mingle with our students to see for yourself why Franklin College students and grads stand out.
- Franklin College students are “homegrown;” 93 percent come from Indiana.
- Franklin College students buck the “brain drain” trend. Typically more than 80 percent of Franklin College graduates work or attend graduate school in Indiana after graduation.
- Franklin College students are experienced! 100 percent of graduates do at least one formal internship before graduation and most do two or more or participate in an undergraduate research experience.
- Franklin College business students have scored in the top 5 percent in the nation on the Major Field Achievement Test five out of the last six years. This test is administered at 400 colleges and universities across the country to more than 70,000 students.
A values-driven, career-sensitive college
Franklin College’s liberal arts curriculum and focus on five core values (respect, honesty, responsibility, lifelong pursuit of learning and faith) prepares students in all majors for the challenges and changes that they will encounter in the 21st century. Franklin College strives to assure that all students are broadly educated in the arts and sciences. In addition, leadership, professional development and internship opportunities provide students with skills and experiences that are valuable for career success.
Leadership & Professional Development add value to the Liberal Arts Education
Franklin College requires leadership and professional development programs to complement and enhance the students’ academic education. Leadership and professional development competencies are integrated throughout the curriculum and prepare students to lead and contribute in our society by providing them with a structured learning experiences and opportunities for practical application and reflection on leadership. These programs are designed to equip students with competencies and resources to make a confident, successful transition from college to the professional workplace and/or graduate/professional school.
- Post jobs on Handshake in addition to exploring other options with the Office of Career Development. E-mail or fax position openings, and we will maximize your exposure by posting them on our job postings Web site, emailing prospective students and providing information from our office.
- Internships are a central focus of the Franklin College students’ career search. Nearly 100 percent of graduating seniors participate in a formal internship program before graduation. Students complete internships throughout the year; the majority are during Immersive Term.
- Job fairs assist you to connect with Franklin College students in an easy and cost-effective manner. We host an internship fair in October each year to match candidates with potential internship hosts in Indiana. Franklin College also participates with 12 other colleges and universities to sponsor Accounting Interview Day, the Indiana Means Business Job Fair, Collegiate Career Expo and Teacher Candidate Interview Day. For more information on these events, visit the College Career Center Consortium website.
- Interact with our students and promote your organization by recruiting on campus. You may gain name recognition on campus by conducting screening interviews, providing information sessions to Franklin College students, talking with students in various classes and speaking at career development and professional development programs on campus..