Employment Guarantee

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Employment Guarantee - I have read the program details and acknowledge awareness of it:(Required) *

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Students who meet Davenport's requirements in the following program areas will be eligible for additional education benefits if they are unable to obtain employment within six months of graduation. NOTE: The criteria listed below are best practices for all students seeking to position themselves for career success. Students in programs OTHER than those listed below should acknowledge awareness as new academic programs are added annually.

Accounting BBA - From 2014 forward
Honors Professional Accountancy            
Internal Auditing                                           
Management Accounting

Network Management & Security, BS - From 2016 forward
Fraud Investigation | Network Security
Network Management & Design | Server Administration
Computer Networking Technology| Advanced CISCO Networking

Nursing, BSN Pre-licensure - From 2016 forward
Pending ability to pass Nursing Board exam

Computer Information Systems - Fall 2018

Database & Analytics
Programming
Secure Software Development
Web and Mobil Development

Computer Science, BS - Fall 2018
Artificial Intelligence
Gaming and Simulation
Computer Architecture & Algorithms

To be eligible for this program, all students  in these programs must acknowledge that they understand the following criteria and benefits once accepted into the program.

  • To be eligible to receive the benefits of Davenport University's Employment Guarantee, graduates must:

    • Achieved a final GPA of 3.00 or better within their major and overall, and have completed program within 6 years of start.
    • Be legally eligible for employment in the U.S.
    • Be willing to travel or relocate to new market (w/ health and disability considerations) to obtain employment within field
    • Have a documented job search beginning no later than 2 semesters prior to graduation which includes no less than 50 customized resumes and cover letters spanning geographic markets and industry sectors.
    • Not have a criminal background, which prevents employment within chosen field (Nursing = Clean Background Check).
    • Be in good financial standing with DU.
    • Have successfully completed an internship, practicum or clincal experience, on/off-campus work study employment, or employment consisting of a minimum of 150 hours relative to chosen field.
    • Have demonstrated participation in two (2) years or four (4) semesters of regular involvement in at least one significant on- or off-campus extracurricular activity such as a pre-professional or professional society, a registered student organization (RSO), DU varsity, club or intramural athletics, or other qualified and Career Services-approved volunteer activities.
    • Have worked directly with Career Services within two (2) semesters of attending Davenport University and have actively pursued and demonstrated competency in the Career Services Professional Development Plan Checklist.
    • Have completed the application for Employment Guarantee between six months and one year of graduation date if graduate has not obtained employment nor has entered a graduate degree program.

Davenport University Commitment:

For students who have achieved the standards of this agreement and are not employed within six (6) months of graduation, Davenport University will offer any and all of the following items based on an assessment of student need:

  • Evaluation of student development areas and creation of an action plan to address those areas.
  • Up to three (3) semesters of undergraduate courses not to exceed 16 credits per semester to enhance the existing degree in the student’s chosen field, which covers the cost of tuition up to the maximum of 16 credits (a value of ~ $32,000 based upon 2016 tuition rates) and does not include the cost of textbooks, course fees, residence hall or living accommodations, or fees for taking certification tests.
  • Continued engagement in on-campus and off-campus recruiting opportunities relative to the student’s professional area.
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