Alumni Outcomes

Your alumni are out there. Let's go find them.

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Where do your alumni go?

icon of a question markWho employs them and what jobs are they getting?
icon of a question markAre they working in fields related to their program of study?
icon of a question markAre they staying in state or migrating out of state?

See how your alumni are using their education in the real world.

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Your students’ current occupations, classified by SOC/O*NET code (such as Elementary School Teacher

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Job Title

Specific job titles (such as Second Grade Spanish Teacher)

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The companies currently employing your students, or whether students are self-employed

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City and state of residence

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The industries (2- or 6-digit NAICS code) where your students work

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Estimated wages

Estimates based on alumni's current occupation and location

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Skills listed on your students’ public résumés/profiles (such as sales, Microsoft Office, or SQL)

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Certifications listed on your students’ public résumés/profiles (such as CPA, CompTIA, or CNA)

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Other schools

Other institutions your students have attended

Improve programs. Engage stakeholders.


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Program review

Validate successful programs, discover new opportunities, and identify programs that may be underperforming.

Employer engagement

Discover businesses hiring your grads so you can build strategic partnerships.

Grant writing and fundraising

Bolster your grant proposals with hard data proving your programs have helped alumni get great careers.

Academic and career advising

Help current and prospective students set realistic career goals based on actual employment outcomes of your grads.

Marketing and recruitment

Engage prospective students by demonstrating alumni success. Make it easy with GoRecruit: a powerful tool that complements Alumni Outcomes by putting your grad’s career data in configurable infographics.

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“We're using the data in our outreach efforts. We're able to build partnerships with new employers and get feedback on how we can adjust our curriculum to better meet employer needs…. We've just scratched the surface of what we can do with this data.”

Kevin Long,

Senior Planning and Policy Analyst

Montgomery College

How it works

You’ll work with a Lightcast specialist to provide a catalog of your academic programs and student records. We custom match these records with our database of over 100 million profiles and resumes aggregated from the open web. This process enables us to connect employment outcomes to your specific programs, so you get detailed, personalized results. Then, we organize and deliver the data in user-friendly formats for quick analysis.

What you get

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School Summary

A filterable overview of employment outcomes for your school’s matched alumni

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Program snapshot

A more focused look at the employment outcomes for grads of a specific program

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Matched Data File

Spreadsheet with all available information for your matched student profiles

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Analysis File

Excel file with pre-built pivot tables for deeper analysis

Decide if Alumni Outcomes is right for you

Let’s chat! We’d love to have a conversation with you about how you can use Alumni Outcomes to engage employers, alumni, and other key stakeholders.

Profile Analytics

Want to compare your alumni’s employment outcomes with those of alumni from competing institutions? Access over 120 million professional profiles all over the country in Profile Analytics. See how your outcomes compare.

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