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2022 SLU-Madrid Graduates Working or Continuing Studies Tops 95%

by Isaiah Voss

A recent career services survey shows alumni are employed across the globe within months of graduating.

Four out of five Billikeños who graduated in May or December last year have found work.

The flags of Australia, Netherlands, European Union and Spain fly outside of an office building, symbolizing the international success of SLU Madrid graduates.
Image source: Envato.

They are distributed among eight countries. In the United States, students are in six states, Puerto Rico and the District of Columbia. Other locations where students work include Belgium, Brazil, Mexico, Panama, Qatar, United Arab Emirates and the United Kingdom.

Alumni work in technology, education, finance and travel industries at places like British Airways, Condé Nast, Deloitte, OVB Allfinanz España and Tyson Foods. Unique careers among graduates include professional soccer player manager, congressional intern and freelance screenwriter.

The most popular degree programs studied in order of prevalence are international business, communication, political science, psychology, international studies, marketing, economics, art history and English. Twenty-five percent studied international business.

Makensie Marten (Political Science & Economics, '19) recently spoke on campus. She told students that a SLU-Madrid education taught her "how to listen to other people that communicate their ideas very differently."

She later reflected on developing skills in the workforce. "It's not about perfecting it, it's about learning it," she advised.

Founded in 1967, Saint Louis University-Madrid Campus is a singular choice for those seeking an American-accredited degree in Spain's capital. Tuition at the Madrid Campus is nearly half that of SLU-St. Louis. Learn more about the 16 degrees and programs offered in Madrid.