Emerson Closed

The College will be closed today, Monday, February 8 for day and evening classes. 

Due to National Weather Service predictions for hazardous conditions beginning mid-morning, the College is closing for the safety of our campus community and employees.

The College’s dining facilities will be open and operating on a normal schedule.  The Iwasaki Library will be open until 11pm.

Job Placement Rates (Graduates)

Information is taken from a post-graduation survey given to the graduate Class of 2012, in June 2012.


The post-graduation survey was distributed to 364 graduate degree recipients.

  • 39% (141) responded to the survey
  • 41%  (58) of respondents indicated having post-graduation plans

Breakdown of Post-Graduation Plans

  • 34% reported having found employment
  •  7%  reported participating in a post-graduation internship
  •  0%  reported enrolling in graduate or professional school

Employment Related to Major

  • 92% stated their job is related to their major
  •   8% stated their job was not related to their major
  • 40% of respondents who are employed indicated participating in an internship while at Emerson

Primary Resource Used to Find a Job

  • 23% responded to a job posting via online/newspaper/trade publication
  • 17% networked through (family & friends) industry connections
  • 12% networked with current employer – grad student worked throughout course of studies
  • 10% applied directly to the company
  •  6% networked through Emerson industry connections (alumni/faculty/industry/professionals)
  •  4% returned to a previous internship site as an employee

Top Industries

  • Education and Teaching
  • Writing and Publishing
  • Marketing
  • Speech Pathology
  • Media Production

Top Locations by State

  • Massachusetts
  • California
  • New York

Average Salary Range (full-time)

  • Over $ 60,000