Millikin University Follow-up Survey
2012-2013 Graduates

Dear Millikin Alum,

Congratulations on your recent graduation from Millikin University. That is a proud achievement. As you know I am new to Millikin, and I look forward to establishing a connection with you in the days and months ahead as we work for a stronger more vibrant Millikin.

Millikin will call on you for advice and input on a number of issues over the years. As an alum, you have special insight and experience that we will draw on just as we look to you for your ongoing support.

I hope you will take a few minutes to complete this survey. Doing so will allow us to gauge the success of our graduates, measure the effectiveness of programs, and provide us with data that will enable us to continuously improve the total educational experience for current and future students. This information is important to your alma mater.

Thank you in advance for your participation in this survey and for all you do to keep Millikin University strong.

Sincerely yours in Millikin,
Dr. Patrick White
President, Millikin University

Section 1 - General Information

Name (Last, First, Middle Initial)

Maiden Name (if applicable)

E-mail Address

Your Major(s)

Are you interested in the possibility of being profiled in Millikin publications or on the website?
Yes   No  

Would you like your employment or educational information to be included in the Class Notes of the Millikin Quarterly Alumni Magazine?

Yes   No  

Select a category that best describes your current status.

Section 2 - Continuing Education

If you are continuing your education, please complete this section (and Sections 4, 5 and 6), if not, skip to Section 3.

Name of College/University

City, State

Field of Study

Degree Sought

Which best describes your status as a student?

In general, how well did your Millikin degree prepare you to continue your education?
(1 = Not at all to 5 = Very Well)

1   2   3   4   5  

Section 3 - Employment Information

If you are not currently enrolled in school on a full-time basis, please complete this section and then proceed to Sections 4, 5 and 6.

Position/Job Title

City, State

Salary (This information will be kept confidential)

Please select the response that best matches your employment status.

Is this position related to your academic major?

Yes   No  

Is this position related to your career interests?

Yes   No  

Does this position require a bachelor's degree?

Yes   No  

While in school, did you complete an internship(s)?

How valuable do you feel your internship experience was in helping to prepare you for your career?

How satisfied are you with your current position?
(1 = not at all satisfied to 5 = very satisfied)

1   2   3   4   5  

If you indicated above that you are underemployed, are you currently seeking professional employment?
Yes   No  

Overall, please rate how competitive you feel your Millikin University degree has made you
in the workforce.
(1 = not competitive to 5 = very competitive)

1   2   3   4   5  

Section 4 - Career Preparation

How effectively did your degree prepare you for the career path you are following?
(1 = not at all to 5 = very effectively)

1   2   3   4   5  

How effective were your college experiences in:

1= not at all to 5 = very effective

Helping to better develop your critical thinking skills?

1   2   3   4   5  

Helping to better develop your sense of ethics?

1   2   3   4   5  

Contributing to a better understanding of diversity?

1   2   3   4   5  

Helping you to become an active and engaged citizen?

1   2   3   4   5  

Improving the quality of your life/developing a personal life of meaning and value?

1   2   3   4   5  

Section 5 - Skills/Qualities Used on the Job

Please rate on a scale from 1 to 5 how your Millikin experience helped you to develop or further develop the skills/qualities employers most often seek in new college graduates.

Millikin experience is defined as academics and involvement in extracurricular activities (student organizations, athletics, student employment, etc).

(1 = not at all to 5 = very well)

Communication - verbal

1   2   3   4   5  

Communication - written

1   2   3   4   5  


1   2   3   4   5  


1   2   3   4   5  

Strong Work Ethic

1   2   3   4   5  

Analytical Skills

1   2   3   4   5  

Interpersonal Skills

1   2   3   4   5  


1   2   3   4   5  


1   2   3   4   5  

Computer Skills

1   2   3   4   5  

Attention to Detail

1   2   3   4   5  

Organizational Skills

1   2   3   4   5  

Leadership Skills

1   2   3   4   5  


1   2   3   4   5  

What advice or comments would you offer to the University or to current students?

Section 6 - Career Center Services

Did you use the services of the Career Center as a student? If so, please check all service that you used from the list below.
Yes   No  
Please check all that apply:

Remain connected to your alma mater!

Want to stay connected with your classmates, faculty and the university? To find out about the latest news, events, and ways to get involved, check out the alumni website ( While there, don't forget to visit Milli-Link XP, our online alumni directory, to update your information and search for your Millikin friends. This is also a great way to make “career connections” and network for job leads with your fellow Millikin alums.

Of course, if you ever have questions, comments or ideas, call us toll-free at 877-JMU-ALUM (568-2586) and ask for Jaclyn Weisenborn, the Associate Director of Alumni Relations. For career information contact the Career Center at 217-424-6294 or e-mail at