Queen’s Dominates Linkedin Rankings of Career Outcomes

Posted on October 09, 2014

Kingston, ON - Oct. 9, 2014 -   In a recently released report, LinkedIn has determined which Canadian universities are leaders in launching their graduates into desirable jobs. Queen’s topped the rankings in both the marketing and investment banking sectors, and placed highly in the finance and accounting sectors.  

The study analyzed the employment patterns of more than 300 million LinkedIn members from around the world, determined the most desirable jobs within several professions, and identified which universities’ graduates get these desirable jobs. 

Here are the top five Canadian universities in four of the categories covered by the study:

Marketing Investment Banking Accounting Finance
1) Queen's 1) Queen's 1) McGill 1) Waterloo
2) Wilfred Laurier 2) McGill 2) Waterloo 2) Queen's
3) York 3) Wilfred Laurier 3) U of T 3) U of T
4) U of T 4) Western 4) Queen's 4) Wilfred Laurier
5) McGill 5) York 5) UBC 5) Western

"This really confirms what we’ve known for a long time.  Our graduates land great jobs at graduation and go on to have very successful careers,” said David Saunders, Dean of Queen’s School of Business. “We’re pleased that such a respected and world-renowned source as LinkedIn has come to the same conclusion.”

Read more about the study and its methodology.

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