Job Placement Guarantee - The University of Tulsa

Job Placement Guarantee

The University of Tulsa guarantees that within six months of graduation, you WILL find a job or be enrolled in graduate school!

Students who wish to participate in the ‘CaneCareers Job Placement Guarantee must enroll in an online, zero-credit “course” full of resources, professional development, networking, webinars and other programming designed to help build confidence and prepare them for their career or post-graduate program.

This coursework is designed not only to teach students the practical skills and networking know-how employers are seeking, but also to give students the skills and confidence to find and succeed in their first job beyond college.

Students who complete all program requirements are guaranteed to be offered an entry-level job or to be accepted into a graduate or professional program within six months of graduation OR their first six hours of graduate school at TU for free.

 

phillips booth at job fairEligibility

All incoming undergraduate students with a fall 2022 entry term and after are eligible for the ‘CaneCareers Job Placement Guarantee as long as they finish their last 60 hours at TU. Students must be eligible for work in the United States upon graduation and meet the requirements for entry into a TU graduate program. Additionally, students participating in ‘CaneCareers Job Placement Guarantee program must be in good standing financially, ethically and academically with The University of Tulsa in order to be eligible for this benefit.

 

Career Readiness Competencies

TU student meets with prospective employer at the fall 2021 career fairCareer Readiness is a foundation from which to demonstrate requisite core competencies that broadly prepare the college educated for success in the workplace and lifelong career management. The ‘CaneCareers Job Placement Guarantee is a comprehensive career readiness program based on the following eight career readiness competencies identified by the National Association of Colleges and Employers:

  • Career and Self Development
  • Communication
  • Critical Thinking
  • Equity and Inclusion
  • Leadership
  • Professionalism
  • Teamwork
  • Technology

This is an educational program designed to help our students succeed.

 

Example of Yearly Requirements for Students

 

Program Completion Requirements

  • Must have fulfilled all ‘CaneCareers requirements
  • Must be eligible to work in the U.S. upon graduation
  • Must graduate with a 3.0 cumulative grade-point average
  • Must be able to pass required background checks
  • Must be in good financial standing with the university
  • Must qualify for TU’s Graduate School
  • Must begin an active job search six months before graduation, applying for at least four positions a month
  • Must begin active graduate school search five months before graduating, applying to at least three schools
  • Must be willing to meet job location requirements

 

More Information

If you have any questions regarding the ‘CaneCareers Job Placement Guarantee, contact the Career Development and Professional Engagement staff at canecareers@utulsa.edu or 918-631-2345. Are you thinking about applying to attend TU? We would be happy to send you information on what it means to be a member of the Golden Hurricane family!

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