Career Outlook

Rochester, MN is a dynamic city where current students and alumni often choose to make their homes and establish their careers.

Many businesses in Rochester and the surrounding areas employ WSU-Rochester graduates, with a number of alumni serving the community both as business owners and as leaders on city or county boards.

A few of the top employers of WSU-Rochester graduates include:

Of course, Rochester is just one city in a rapidly growing part of the state and graduates can find success in wide variety of industries. Visit CAREERwise Education to explore some of the high-demand occupations in the southeast region of Minnesota.


Graduate Follow-Up Survey

Winona State University collects employment data on recent graduates at the request of Minnesota State Colleges and Universities. This data is used to generate reports on the top employers (by college and university) with a list of common job titles.

When you are hired, we would appreciate if you would send us your employment data via the Graduate Follow-Up Survey. Your personal data (i.e. first name, last name) will not be shared with the public.