First Destination Survey

(formerly known as Graduating Student Survey)

Each year, ESF conducts a survey of recent graduates to determine how many begin their careers immediately after graduation and how many have entered graduate school. The data collection for this survey begins before students have actually graduated and continues for twelve months beyond graduation. Each class is comprised of degree recipients at both the undergraduate and graduate levels from December, May and August.

Complete the Survey

ESF Career Services is currently collecting survey responses from the graduating classes of 2015 and 2016. To complete the survey and be entered into a drawing for a print of Bray Hall, by artist Michael S. Smith, please click on the link below

Choose the Correct Survey...
  • Class of 2016
    for December 2015, May 2016 and August 2016 graduates
  • Class of 2015
    for December 2014, May 2015 and August 2015 graduates

Alumni Careers

In the following pages you will find examples of many careers that ESF alumni have pursued successfully, as well as some of the graduate degree programs they have entered:

Check in 14 Bray for the latest information. Questions or comments? Send them to

Five Year Alumni Survey

ESF is launching a new initiative to follow up with alumni five years after graduation. Our goal in this effort is to get a detailed picture of the career paths and directions that our alumni have taken to help us prepare students for the best positive outcomes through their ESF experience.    

We are currently collecting survey responses from the graduating classes of December 2009 and May and August of 2010. Complete the survey to be entered into a drawing for one of two "ESF Memorabilia Baskets" sponsored by the Alumni Association:


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