Life After JWU

At JWU, career preparation is as important a building block to your education as picking out your electives. Throughout your time here, you’ll meet peers in your field, network with industry leaders, and start building your resume. Your academic advisors, along with our career experts in Experiential Education & Career Services (EE&CS), will help you set personal goals — and exceed them. Just look at where some of our graduates are now!

120,000+ Alumni Worldwide

96.3% JWU Providence’s Career Outcome Rate*

770+ internship sites in 41 states and 19 countries

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

How JWU Prepares You

“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 human resources professional Leslie Ferrier '90. Hear why other industry professionals also love to hire JWU graduates.


Life After JWU Videos

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JWU Alum Stories: Melissa Martland Kile '09

RI Community Food Bank’s Melissa Martland Kile '09 shares how JWU set her up for success.
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JWU Alum Stories: Kevin Murray '16

How University of Alabama Executive Performance Chef Kevin Murray '16 turned his nutrition internship into a full-time executive performance chef position.
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JWU Alum Stories: Hali Foreman '16

Career advice from Clemson University’s Hali Foreman '16.
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JWU Commencement: Insights from Graduates

We asked a handful of grads to share their advice — and their biggest lessons learned — from their time at JWU.