2009 emergency management student survey
Sponsored Links
This presentation is the property of its rightful owner.
1 / 18

2009 Emergency Management Student Survey PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 74 Views
  • Uploaded on
  • Presentation posted in: General

2009 Emergency Management Student Survey. Paul Gorczyca First Vice President, IAEM – USA Student Region Brian Silva President, IAEM –USA Student Region. Changes From 2008. Length Questions What are we looking to accomplish?. Demographics. Survey Results as of May 15, 2009

Download Presentation

2009 Emergency Management Student Survey

An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Presentation Transcript


2009 Emergency Management Student Survey

Paul Gorczyca

First Vice President, IAEM – USA Student Region

Brian Silva

President, IAEM –USA Student Region


Changes From 2008

  • Length

  • Questions

  • What are we looking to accomplish?


Demographics

  • Survey Results as of May 15, 2009

  • 210 Respondents

  • 72% Male

  • 40% Between ages 22-30

  • 82% Caucasian

  • 58% Working Full Time

  • 29% Earning less that $20,000


Gender

Age


Ethnicity


Academics

  • 26% Pursuing B.S. ( 19% pursuing M.S., 11% pursuing M.A and 11% pursuing doctorate)

  • 44% enrolled in 100% online program (33% on campus)

  • 58% maintain Full Time Status

  • 46% rank Academic Standards of their program as “Excellent”

  • 33% rank incorporation of current developments in the field as “Very Good and Excellent”


Degree Programs

Enrollment Status


Academics

  • 37% rank their overall EM Program as “Excellent”

  • 65% see a gap between academics and practical experience

  • 41% rank intellectual quality of professors as “Excellent”

  • 41% rank practical/real world experience of professors as “Excellent”


Is there a gap between academia and real world experience?


Work Experience

  • 35% currently employed in EM or other related field (27% have never been employed in EM or related field)

  • 29% have worked less than 1 year in the field.

  • 49% working in public sector


Work Experience


Personal Development

  • 94% belong to IAEM

  • 46% never attended EM related conference

  • 86% never presented at EM related conference

  • 70% have participated in “real-life” EM related incident (Haz-Mat, Natural Disaster, MCI, Etc.)

  • 70% have never worked as an intern during their academic program


Career Preparation

  • 64% of students academics institutions offer career counseling and EM networking

  • 61% have never met w/ career counselor or faculty to discuss EM careers

  • 75% have never received advice/counseling on interviewing/resume/cover letter writing

  • 75% never received help in searching for EM or other related job.


Volunteerism

  • 39% currently volunteer

  • 80% have volunteered for 0-5 years


Principles of Emergency Management

  • How well does you University incorporate each principle into the EM Program

    • Comprehensive - 41% “Very Good”

    • Progressive - 38% “Very Good”

    • Risk-Driven - 36% “Very Good”

    • Integrated - 38% “Very Good”

    • Collaborative - 35% “Very Good”

    • Coordinated - 42% “Very Good”

    • Flexible - 34% “Very Good”

    • Professional - 38% “Very Good”


Research

  • 70% have conducted research as part of their degree program

  • 70% have conducted their research on the topic of “Preparedness”

  • 85% have never had their research published


Student Thoughts

  • Students looking for more hands-on learning

  • Break from academia to real world practical learning

  • More assistance in job searching networking and career development

  • Internships and Research needs to be improved


THANK YOU!

Any questions??

Paul Gorczyca – gork315@gmail.com

Brian Silva – bsilva@gmail.com


  • Login