Life After JWU

Graduation isn’t the end of your JWU story — it’s more like the beginning. You’ll be joining a powerful network of 120,000+ alumni from 125 countries, who are now achieving success around the globe. Plus, you’ll be heading into your chosen industry with the hands-on experience that employers are looking for — that’s why 98.8% of our graduates find successful career outcomes within six months of graduation.

98.8% JWU Charlotte Career Outcome Rate*

73% of students received a job offer after a paid internship

255 internship sites in 27 states and 3 countries

*For an explanation of the career outcomes rate and other information, visit JWU Student Consumer Information.

Why They Hire Wildcats

“Johnson & Wales really creates this workforce that knows how to work, is passionate about it, and develops those passions within individuals to go into the real world and make a contribution relatively quickly,” says Leslie Ferrier '90, the vice president of human resources for Momofuku. Hear why other industry professionals also love to hire JWU graduates.

Life After JWU Videos

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JWU Alum Stories: Compass Group

Compass Group’s Amorette Mangum '10 offers her advice on how to forge your own path and use the relationships you build at JWU to further your career.
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JWU Alum Stories: Nestle

Nestle’s Logan McCoy '11 shares how the versatile education he received at JWU set him apart and shaped his career.