Published on December 2019 | Educational Research, Policy Research, Applied Statistics
Many higher institutions in the Philippines provide trainingto a variety of clients andtheseinstitutionswere involved in the developing human resources through long and short–term programs.Hence theirdutyincludeskeepingtrackoftheperformance of their graduates.This study was conducted to trace the criminology graduates of Jose Rizal Memorial StateUniversity Main Campus, Dapitan City from SY 2010–2011 to 2013–2014 consisted of 77sampleselected in randomincluded in the study.The majority of the respondents are in the agebracket22–24 years old, male and with average grade bracketof2.0 to 1.6 which wasdescribed as good. Further, only few admitted that they pursued further studies after taking theirbaccalaureate degree. And some of the reasons that they pursued further studies mostly agreedthat it is because of their promotions and professional development. More than one–half of thegraduates are unemployed or laid offduring the interview and mostof themhave not taken andpassed thelicensure exam. Some of the reasons, why they are not employedis thatthey did notlook for a job after graduation. While in terms of skills most found useful, majority of thegraduates admitted that human relation found most useful in their current job.The majority ofthe employed graduates land their job within the province of the Zamboanga del Norte, mostlywithcontractual status, and the average waitingtimetoland a job is approximately of less thansix (6) months.A numberof themworked assecurityguardsand part-time employees insomebusinessestablishments.Further, most of them have initial monthly income of Php 3,000 to Php9,000 per month. However, majority of them are very satisfied and satisfied with their presentjob.GTSisconducted and included the industry sector and employers as respondentstodetermine the extent of perceived mismatch of academic and technical preparation provided bythe educational institutions to student–clientele and the skills needed in the industry.