2016 Survey on employability: Master’s students from iaelyon are on a roll

Evènement | October 11, 2016

The survey on the professional integration of iaelyon students who have graduated in 2015, the Christophe FARGIER Class (Director of the Ninkasi Group), has shown positive results. The survey has been conducted amongst 825 graduates from a Master’s degree (both in pre-experience or continuing education) between March and May 2016.

The 2016 survey highlights some key elements:

The results regarding the work placement of iaelyon students are good with an integration rate of 85, 5%.
  • Time spent finding a job: most iaelyon graduates     (90, 3%) find work within three months of graduation.  58, 1% are hired during or right after the internship they perform during their second year of Master’s degree.
  • Average income: 73,6% earn a gross annual compensation that is equal or superior to 26 000 euros per year and a quarter of them earn more than 36 000 euros per year.
  • Type of contract : 74,1% of graduates have a full time permanent job, a number on the rise since last year (70,2% in 2015)
  • Business sectors: 68% of graduates work in the services sector (bank, insurance, software and consulting, retail, auditing, accounting, consulting, hotel management…) and 32% work in the industry (health, pharmaceutical, chemistry, agri-food, transportation, construction…)
  • Type of companies: 53,8% of graduates are hired in big companies and medium to large companies (250 employees and above), while 46,2% are hired in small and medium-sized companies and very small companies (1 to 9 employees).
  • Location: 12,5% of graduates work abroad (compared to 8,4% for the previous class). Amongst graduates working in France 61,9% work in the Auvergne-Rhone-Alps region.

Graduates satisfaction

It should be underlined that 93,4% of 2015 graduates are satisfied or very satisfied with their first job. The satisfaction rate is up to 83,2% regarding the adequacy between their job and their education. Graduates find that iaelyon has offered them a very complete expertise thanks to the overall high teaching quality and applied characteristic of the degrees that are furthermore recognized by companies.

Graduates also find they received a solid education, which meets perfectly the needs of companies thanks to an immersion in the professional world (internships, field-based studies, international seminars) and to the tools they have been provided all along their education.  
> See the results of the 2016 survey “iaelyon Graduates Professional Integration”

Contact :
Manuel SANCHEZ, Alumni Coordinator
Ph: +33 (0)4 78 78 71 48