Four students brainstorm on post-it notes.

Post Graduation

Tommies learn by doing – getting a hands-on education that lands them jobs, internships and grad school opportunities where they can make a real difference.

Building a Sustainable Business

Amy Helgeson ’22 is making a big impact without leaving a trace – building a company, Solupal, that makes an eco-friendly alternative to traditional plastic bags that is both biodegradable and water-soluble.

Engineering the Energy Evolution

The St. Thomas School of Engineering has one of the only student-driven microgrid research facilities in the nation – training students to develop technology that shapes the evolution of energy in the face of climate change.

Closing the Opportunity Gap

As principal at Richfield High School, Dr. Latanya Daniels ’01 MA, ’04 EdS, ’19 EdD increased graduation rates and doubled the number of advanced courses taken by students of color.

Shaping the Future of Tech Policy

Valerie Kennedy ’18 took her St. Thomas education to Washington D.C. – working in cryptocurrency, cybersecurity and espionage, with her sights set on becoming U.S. ambassador to the United Nations.

Fast Facts

95%
of Tommies are employed or in grad school within one year of graduation
$50K
47% of grads make more than that in their first year after college
80%+
of top public companies in Minnesota actively recruit Tommies

The Tommie Network

Tommies travel in packs. And with an alumni network over 110,000 strong, you have a lot of mentors and connections who will help open the door to internships and jobs.

Career Development
Smiling St. Thomas student on a safari in Tanzania.

Global Experiences

In a global workplace, employers are looking for worldly graduates. And with over 150 study abroad programs in 50 countries, we consistently have one of the Top 10 highest rates of study abroad participation in the country – giving you plenty of opportunities to see the world and set yourself apart.

Study Abroad

Research Opportunities

Go beyond the expected undergraduate curriculum by engaging in graduate-style research alongside faculty. That makes our students stand out when applying for graduate schools and competitive jobs.

Research Opportunities