Results: Data & Success

Each year, Rider Career Development and Success conducts a post-graduation first destination survey to learn more about the career choices and outcomes of Rider University graduates. Find out what they're doing now.

CAREER OUTCOMES – Class of 2018

Graduation capIt's true: Within one year of graduation, 92% of Rider 2018 graduates are either employed full or part-time, pursuing graduate study, serving in the military or involved in a volunteer position. And that's just the beginning.

A 1-Year Snapshot

Class of 2018 Outcomes Data

Members of our Class of 2018 are already making a difference in their professions and communities! We reached out to 975 undergraduate and 358 graduate students from Rider’s Class of 2018 to learn about their career paths one year after graduation. This overview reflects more than 900 responses.

Career Development Support

1,187 Students
Assisted in 2018 by Rider career advisors, located within each college

65 Workshops Attended by 884 students
Career-focused workshops presented in 2018 by Career Development and Success staff

45 Employers visited campus during the 2017 career fairs
Visited campus during Career Fairs

Graduate and Professional Schools

You’ll find Class of 2018 alumni attending these and other graduate and professional schools nationwide.

Boston University
Brown University
Columbia University
Drexel University
Louisiana State University
New York Institute of Technology
New York University
Pratt Institute
Rider University
The Catholic University of America
University of California San Diego
University of Connecticut
University of Economics, Prague
University of Maryland College Park
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
University of Pennsylvania
University of Southern California
University of Virginia
University of Washington
Vanderbilt University

Employers who have hired graduates from the class of 2018

The following is just a sampling of the more than 350 employers who have hired Rider’s Class of 2018 graduates.

Amazon Fulfillment
AmeriHealth New Jersey
AXA Advisors
Bancroft School
Bank of America
Merrill Lynch
Behavior Interventions, Inc.
Berkeley Township School District
Best Buy
Blackfriars Theatre
BlackRock, Inc.
BP America
Brick Township School District
Bristol-Myers Squibb
Brother International
Bucks County Playhouse
Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF)
Capital Health
Celgene Corporation
Cenlar FSB
Chatham High School
Children’s Stage Adventures
Church & Dwight Co., Inc.
Community Options, Inc.
Cooper University Health Care
Cranford Board of Education
Credence Management Solutions, LLC
DGNY Group
DHL Express
Dick’s Sporting Goods
Donahue & Partners LLP
East Brunswick Public Schools
EisnerAmper, LLP
Ernst and Young
ETS/Educational Testing Service
EY, LLP (formerly Ernst & Young)
FedEx Ground
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles-US, LLC
Financial Principles, LLC
Fios 1 News RNN-TV
Firmenich, Inc.
First Bank
Fragomen Worldwide
Goldman Sachs
GP Strategies
Grant Thornton
Hamilton Township School District
Hopewell Valley News
Hyatt Hotels Corporation
Ingersoll Rand
Intelligent Networks Inc.<
Jackson Township School District
Johnson & Johnson
Johnson Controls
Johnson-Davis Inc.
Junior Achievement of New Jersey
K.W. Behavioral Consulting
Kidz Choice Services, Inc.
Kimmel & Silverman PC
Kingsway Learning Center
L’Oreal USA
Lakewood Public School District
Langan Engineering and Environmental Services
Lear & Pannepacker LLP
Legrand North America
Lightbridge Academy of Lawrenceville
Literacy New Jersey
Lockheed Martin
MAC Cosmetics
Manasquan Board of Education
Mathematica Policy Research
Mercer County Schools
Merrill Lynch Wealth Management
MGM Resorts International
Michael J. Hennessy Associates, Inc.
Moda Operandi
Montgomery Township Board of Education
Mount Holly Township Police Department
Mount Sinai Health System
Munich Reinsurance America, Inc.
Music Tech Contemporary Music School
National Junior Tennis & Learning of Trenton
NBC Universal
New Brunswick Counseling Center
New Jersey Department of Transportation
New Jersey Lenders
New York Jets
New York Life
New York Red Bulls
NJ Department of Environmental Protection
NJ Department of Labor & Workforce Development
NJ Department of Law & Public Safety
NJ Department of Treasury, Office of Management and Budget
NJ State Legislature, Office of Legislative Services
Northwestern Mutual
Notre Dame High School
Novo Nordisk
NRG Energy
Obubu Tea Farm
Ouachita Baptist University
Parkway Clinical Laboratories
Paterson Charter School for Science & Technology
Penn Medicine
Penndel Mental Health Center
Pennsbury School District
Philadelphia Insurance Companies
Philadelphia Phillies
Pinnacle Foods
Pipeline Supply Company
Potential, Inc.
Princeton Child Development Institute
Princeton Garden Theatre
Princeton Public Schools
Princeton University Press
Prudential Financial
Ralph Lauren
Ramsey School District
Robert Half Technology
Roxbury Board of Education
RWJBarnabas Health
RWS Entertainment Group
Saint Mary’s Regional Medical Center
Schneider National
SDI, Inc.
SHI International Corp.
Solvay S.A.
South Bergen Jointure Commission
South Brunswick School District
Spectrum Science Communications, Inc.
Spoleto Festival USA
Stellar Academy
Stifel, Nicolaus & Company, Inc.
Syneos Health
Talon Professional Services
TAM-C Solutions
Teach for America
Tekmark Global Solutions
The Arc of Hunterdon County
The Center for Autism
The College of New Jersey
The Estée Lauder Companies, Inc.
The Mercadien Group
The Prudential Insurance Company of America

Rider's LinkedIn University Page

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Telling Rider's Story

See the real return on investment of a Rider University education through first-person accounts from our talented alumni.

OUTCOMES of a Rider Education

A Look at Rider Success

Success Stories

Anita Chomenko's Success Story
Anita Chomenko ’16
Associate producer/shooter/editor, Apartment Therapy Media
Major: Film and Television
RahQuan King's Success Story
RahQuan King ’19
Audit Associate in Financial Services, KPMG
Major: Accounting
Lynch Hunt's Success Story
Lynch Hunt ’19
Assistant Vice President, Retirement Investments Product Manager at Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Major: Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA)
Kyle Rubin's Success Story
Kyle Rubin ’18
Global Mobility Services Tax Associate at PwC
Major: Master of Accountancy
Myra Beaudoin Bertrand Success Story
Myra Beaudoin Bertrand ’18
Associate Director, Business Development, Bristol-Myers Squibb
Major: Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA)
David Eggert Success Story
David Eggert ’18
Special Education Teacher, West Windsor-Plainsboro Regional School District
Majors: Elementary Education, Psychology
Rushae Glover Success Story
Rushae Glover ’18
Future Global Operations Leadership Development (GOLD) Program Associate, Johnson & Johnson
Majors: Global Supply Chain Management, International Business, Marketing
Imani Guest Success Story
Imani Guest ’18
Doctoral Student/Researcher, Department of Earth, Environmental & Planetary Sciences, Brown University
Major: Geosciences
John Modica Success Story
John Modica ’18
Doctoral Student in English, University of Virginia
Major: English
Mikaela Batts Success Story
Mikaela Batts ’18
Major: Film and Television
Milika Griffiths Success Story
Milika Griffiths ’17
Toured nationally with Ragtime and currently, a Disney Cruise Line MainStage performer
Major: Music Theatre
Ben Sanders Success Story
Ben Sanders ’17
Second Lieutenant, U.S. Army; Currently pursuing an M.A. in Homeland Security
Majors: Criminal Justice, Political Science
Isana Fils-Aime Success Story
Isana Fils-Aime ’17
Major: Behavioral Neuroscience
Walter Saravia Success Story
Walter Saravia ’14
Family Service Specialist, NJ Division of Child Protection and Permanency
Major: English
Jennifer Smolyn Success Story
Jennifer Smolyn ’15
Biology Teacher, Princeton High School
Majors: Biology, Secondary Education
Muhammad Y. Sarwar Success Story
Muhammad Y. Sarwar ’15
Geologist at Golder Associates
Major: Geosciences
Jake Tuff Success Story
Jake Tuff ’15
Producer, Elvis Duran and the Morning Show
Major: Film and Television
Jessica Munyan Success Story
Jessica Munyan ’16
Scientist/Graduate Research Assistant
Major: Environmental Sciences
Dylan Miller Success Story
Dylan Miller ’14
ERS Consultant, Deloitte
Majors: Accounting, Information Systems
Jonathan Tyson Success Story
Jonathan Tyson ’16
Doctoral Student, Researcher; Yale University Department of Chemistry
Major: Biochemistry
Karryne MacLean Success Story
Karryne MacLean ’15
Social Studies Teacher, Manalapan-Englishtown Middle School
Majors: Secondary Education, History
Erin Bogdan Success Story
Erin Bogdan ’10
Diversity & Inclusion – Learning Specialist at Bloomberg
Majors: Finance, Management and Leadership
Laura Albright Success Story
Laura Albright ’13, MBA ‘15
Municipal Credit Analyst, Bloomberg LP
Major: Finance
Alex Simon Success Story
Alex Simon ’14
Business Manager for COO of Fixed Incomes/Debt Operations, Deutsche Bank
Majors: Economics, International Business, Global Studies
Queen Ross Success Story
Queen Ross ’15, MAcc ’16
Current MAcc Student and Risk Management Intern, EY
Major: Accounting
Eric Paternoster
Eric Paternoster ’16
2016 Johnson & Johnson IT Leadership Development Program
Major: Information Systems
Marlon Fiacco Success Story
Marlon Fiacco ’15
Regional Manager for Latin America, Kings Education
Major: Finance
Katie Zeck Success Story
Katie Zeck ’14
Third Grade Teacher at Logan Elementary School
Majors: Elementary Education, Journalism
John Gratton Success Story
John Gratton ’11
Audio Engineer and Music Producer, The Cutting Room Studios
Major: Music
Carolina Sanchez Success Story
Carolina Sanchez ’14
Toured nationally with “West Side Story”
Major: Music Theatre
Jad Nasrini Success Story
Jad Nasrini ’14
Clinical Research Assistant, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
Majors: Behavioral Neuroscience, Psychology
Chelsea Bradshaw Success Story
Chelsea Bradshaw ’12
Kindergarten Teacher at Hopewell Elementary
Majors: Elementary Education, Psychology
Mary O’Hara Success Story
Mary O’Hara ’12
Junior Associate Producer at SapientNitro
Major: Advertising
Scott Phillips Success Story
Scott Phillips ’11
History Teacher at Watchung Hills Regional High School
Majors: Secondary Education, History
Tiffany Pukas Success Story
Tiffany Pukas ’10
Producer, 94.5PST Morning Show
Major: Communication
George Helock Success Story
George Helock ’10
Audit Senior, Deloitte
Majors: Accounting, Finance
Kimyata Valere Success Story
Kimyata Valere ’10
Ph.D. Candidate, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ), Biomedical Science
Major: Biology
Gina Grosso Success Story
Gina Grosso ’11
Post-production Producer at Outpost Digital
Majors: Communication, Radio & Television
Rachael Parkins Success Story
Rachael Parkins ’11
Mental Health Technician at Carrier Clinic; Graduate Student in Rider’s M.A. in Counseling Program
Major: Psychology
Lauren Musumeci Success Story
Lauren Musumeci ’11
Graduate Student, Cornell University, Food Sciences
Major: Chemistry
Norma Lamo Success Story
Norma Lamo ’11
U.S. Fulbright Student Program Participant in Malaysia
Major: Management & Leadership
Puneet Joshi Success Story
Puneet Joshi ’12
Staff I Accountant Audit Associate at EisnerAmper LLP
Majors: Accounting, Finance
José Rey Success Story
José Rey ’10
Coordinator, Creative Services - Marketing and Communications, New York Jets
Major: Communication
Rick Sando Success Story
Rick Sando ’09
Ph.D. Candidate, The Scripps Research Institute
Major: Behavioral Neuroscience
Michael Holmstrom Success Story
Michael Holmstrom ’11
Supply Chain Consultant, Triple Point Technology
Major: Global Supply Chain Management
Michael Zilly Success Story
Michael Zilly ’11
Senior Audit Assistant at Deloitte
Majors: Accounting, Information Systems
Rance Robeson Success Story
Rance Robeson ’11
Public Affairs Officer at U.S. National Park Services; Graduate Student, Queens College
Major: English
Allie Ward Success Story
Allie Ward ’11
Digital News Reporter, Newsmax Media
Major: Journalism
Andrew Toskovich Success Story
Andrew Toskovich ’11
Senior Financial Analyst, Janssen Research & Development
Major: Accounting
Anthony Baron Success Story
Anthony Baron ’11
Graduate Student, Eastman School of Music & Director of Music at Mother of Sorrows Catholic Church in Greece, NY
Majors: Piano, Voice Performance
Nicole Halpin Success Story
Nicole Halpin ’11
Business Teacher at Freehold High School
Major: Business Education
Kelly Crist Success Story
Kelly Crist ’10, M.A. ’12
Guidance Counselor at Middletown High School North
Major: Sociology
Kristin Cohen Success Story
Kristin Cohen ’11, Executive MBA
Associate Director, Critical Phase Program Management Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson
Susie Campbell Success Story
Susie Campbell ’09
Clerkship at Milford Superior Court
Majors: Global Studies, Political Science, French
Patty Wittenburg Success Story
Patty Wittenburg ’09
Community Manager, ICED Media
Major: Communication
Matt Cardia Success Story
Matt Cardia ’09
Senior Financial Analyst at Johnson & Johnson
Major: Finance
Jonathan Chebra Success Story
Jonathan Chebra ’09
Chief of Staff for New Jersey Assemblyman Herb Conaway
Major: Political Science
Michael Dill Success Story
Michael Dill ’09
Medical Device Sales Representative, Johnson & Johnson’s Ethicon, Inc.
Majors: Accounting, Finance
Jason Sullivan Success Story
Jason Sullivan ’09
Hotel Sales Representative, Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum
Major: History
Joshabel De La Cruz Success Story
Joshabel De La Cruz ’09
Alumni Coordinator for U.S. Embassy Santo Domingo
Majors: Global Studies, French
Nicholas Ballasy Success Story
Nicholas Ballasy ’08
Senior Video Reporter for The Daily Caller
Majors: Communication, Political Science
Erin Ludwig Success Story
Erin Ludwig ’08
Manager of Special Events, Corcoran Gallery of Art
Majors: Theatre, Journalism
Theresa Dunn Success Story
Theresa Dunn ’08
Knowledge & Communications Analyst, Johnson Controls
Majors: Marketing, Advertising
Dan Hewins Success Story
Dan Hewins ’07
Postdoctoral fellow at the University of Alberta
Major: Environmental Sciences
Julie McCarthy Success Story
Julie McCarthy ’13
Marine Mammal Intern, The Seas with Nemo and Friends, Epcot Center, Walt Disney World
Major: Marine Sciences
Russell Fischer Success Story
Russell Fischer ’08
Currently on Broadway in "Jersey Boys"
Major: Music Theatre
Rob Behnke Bowman Success Story
Rob Behnke Bowman ’06, M.B.A. ’07
CEO and Co-founder of Brooklyn Salsa Co.
Major: Management & Leadership
Jazmine Fenlator Success Story
Jazmine Fenlator ’07
2014 Olympic Driver, USA Women’s National Bobsled Team
Majors: Web Design & Multimedia, Advertising
Tara LeGates Success Story
Tara LeGates ’07
Ph.D. Candidate, Johns Hopkins University
Major: Behavioral Neuroscience
Monica Welborn Success Story
Monica Welborn ’07
Artist, Illustrator, Author and Educator
Majors: Elementary Education, Arts
Andrew Buher Success Story
Andrew Buher ’07
White House Fellow, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
Major: Political Science
Ari Bluestein Success Story
Ari Bluestein ’06, M.B.A.’07
Founder of The Sports Fan Base Network and Play-by-Play Announcer for Drexel University Basketball
Majors: Finance, Entrepreneurial Studies
Garrett Vogel Success Story
Garrett Vogel ’06
Member, Elvis Duran and the Morning Show
Major: Communication
Ryan Guth Success Story
Ryan Guth ’06
Director of Choral Music, Marlboro Memorial Middle School and Founder, VoiceWorks
Majors: Music Education, Voice Performance
Christine Sagge Success Story
Christine Sagge ’06
Manager of Fundraising and Special Events, American Diabetes Association
Major: Public Relations
Gregory Lorjuste Success Story
Gregory Lorjuste ’04
Principal Deputy Director of Scheduling, The White House
Majors: Elementary Education, American Studies
Kiera Duffy Success Story
Kiera Duffy ’01, M.M. ’03
Internationally Acclaimed Soprano
Major: Voice Performance
Harold Laudien Success Story
Harold Laudien ’03
President and CEO, Mercer Wealth Management
Major: Management & Leadership
Kofi Gwira Success Story
Kofi Gwira ’03
Foreign Service Officer (Diplomat), scheduled to be stationed in São Paulo, Brazil, U.S. Department of State
Majors: Management & Leadership, International Business
Kara Cecere Thorson Success Story
Kara Cecere Thorson ’02
Co-founder/Owner of My Bellissima Wedding Consulting and Special Events
Major: Journalism
Emine Kasapoglu Success Story
Emine Kasapoglu ’19
Associate Manager, Communications, Novo Nordisk
Major: Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Troi Ward's Success Story
Troi Ward ’19
Talent Acquisition Coordinator at Dun & Bradstreet
Major: Master of Business Administration (MBA)

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