UIUC Placements: Job Opportunities & Placement rate, Packages ,,USA

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Pranjal Singh

A public research institute - the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign makes a global mark with its graduates bagging good jobs after graduation. Some of them also continued their further studies or participated in volunteer courses at record rates. It also stated that 90% of students took part in experiential learning opportunities such as clinical courses, service learning, study abroad, research and others and out of these 35 percent of experiences helped students obtain a full-time career opportunity. 

By participating in experiential learning activities, students were able to discover career lines and interests, develop interdisciplinary skills, polish their networking skills and enhance their portfolios for the future. Also, the annual salaries were reported to have either increased or remained the same.The job placement rate is 95% at UIUC

UIUC Placement Highlights

Some of the top recruiters for the year 2022 were Deloitte, EY, KPMG, Goldman Sachs, PepsiCo, etc. The table given below shows some of the important placement highlights for the year 2022:

Data

Head

Knowledge rate

59%

Average Salary

USD 75,000

secured a first destination of employment

95%

secured their first destination within the state of Illinois 

75%

Top Employers

Deloitte, EY, KPMG, Goldman Sachs, PepsiCo, etc

UIUC Class Profile

The table given below shows the class profile of the year 2022. From the given table we can undrstand that the number of female students this year is lesser than the number of male students and there was an increase in the total number of applicants as well.

Head

Data

Total Applicants

63,257

Residential Applicants

25,944

International Applicants

16,097

Male

51,23%

Female

48.75

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UIUC Employment Profile

In the year 2022 more than 4,000 graduates were there, out of which 67% of them chose to stay within the states of Illinois and 32% of them chose destinations within the U.S., other remaining students chose international locations across the world like South Korea, India, Canada, Spain, Germany, etc.

Data

Head

Total number of graduates

4,301

chose a first destination within the state of Illinois

67%

Graduates who chose other destinations (within U.S)

32%

Graduates who chose other international locations

1%

UIUC Top Employers

Some of the top employers for the year 2022 are given below in the table:

Top Employers 2022

Deloitte

Amazon

Google

Accenture

Facebook/Meta

Microsoft 

JPMorgan Chase

Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) 

3M

United Airlines 

Bank of America

IBM

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UIUC Placement Stats by Industry/ Sector-wise Analysis

The highest number of students were placed in Information Sciences and the lowest number of students were placed in Applied Health Sciences. The table given below shows the percent of students placed in different industries:

Sector

Statistics (2022)

Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences

53%

Applied Health Sciences

25%

Business

74%

Education

84%

Engineering 

62%

Fine + Applied Arts

54%

Information Sciences 

89%

Liberal Arts & Sciences

52%

UIUC Average Salary by Jobs

In the below given table we can see that the highest salary was bagged by the students of the Grainger  Engineering College in the year 2022. From the table given below we can see that there has been an increase in the salary as compared to the year 2021:

College

Average Salary (2021)

Average Salary (2022)

ACES 

USD 49,738 

USD 56,490

Applied Health Sciences 

USD 46,996 

USD 46,917

Education 

USD 48,345

USD 47,750

Fine + Applied Arts 

USD 48,580 

USD 56,386

Gies Business 

USD 67,258 

USD 73,530

Grainger Engineering 

USD 87,484 

USD 92,813

Liberal Arts & Sciences 

USD 63,045 

USD 74,705

Media 

USD 49,726 

USD 54,195

UIUC Campus Placement Support

The university has an established career center that organizes several events and programs for undergraduates, graduates and alumni for helping their career search sail smoothly and efficiently. The center not only aids students in discovering and getting part-time employment at the part-time job fair but also helps them in building their medical school applications. Students at Career Centre get acquainted with numerous collaborative programs and services. Stress is given to students’ overall professional well-being, empowerment, and education for enabling them to become industry-ready. Few of the services provided for students’ ease are: 

  • Pre-health advising to alumni who hold an interest in health-related careers. 
  • 30-minute career coaching sessions for alumni who have graduated for more than 1 year. 
  • Access to Handshake 
  • 10-15 minutes review sessions, with no prior appointment. 
  • Interview drill with an in-person mock interview coach with on-the-spot feedback and suggestions to face real interviews. The interview may also be conducted online via Zoom, or through phone call when the fall and spring session is on.  

It should be noted that those who are enrolled in online degree courses and those who attended but did not obtain a degree cannot avail the Career Centre Services. The university also holds many career fairs on campus throughout the year which all the enrolled students can attend. The same can be attended in-person or virtually through your PC, tablet, or cell phone.

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UIUC Study/Work Options after Graduation

The table given below shows the overall data of the graduates of University of Illinois and what they decided to opt for after graduation:

Parameters

Data

Secured a First Destination 

95%

Employed

57%

Continuing Education 

38%

Volunteer/Service 

 

Seeking Employment

5%

Other

 

UIUC Experiential Learning Programme

Experiential Learning helps students to connect their classroom  learning with the real world in which they live. Students here can develop various skills, expand their network and develop their personal interests. From the table given below you can see the various mode of programme the students chose from:

Programmes

Statistics

Internships

73%

Undergraduate Research Projects

29%

Study Abroad

7%

Service learning / volunteering

15%

Assistantships

18%

Field experiences / practicums

10%

Student teaching

7%

Clinical experiences

5%

Co-ops

5%

Check: Working in US as an International Student 

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Q:   What is the acceptance rate of UIUC for Indians?

A:

The GRE score requirement for the year 2022 for the University of Illinois is around 153 for verbal and around 163 for Quant. The acceptance rate for the Indian students is 36% for graduate courses.

Q:   Who were the top employers for the year 2022 at University of Illinois?

A:

Some of the top employers are given below:

Top Employers 2022

Deloitte

Amazon

Google

Accenture

Facebook/Meta

Microsoft 

JPMorgan Chase

Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) 

3M

United Airlines 

Bank of America

IBM

Q:   Does the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign have a career support cell?

A:

 Yes, in order to help students with their job search, the university has an established career center that organizes programs for undergraduates, graduates and alumni.

 

Q:   Are the UIUC placement tests online?

A:

Placement testing is done online, so  students can choose the day when it is most convenient for them to take the tests that they need to take.

 

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