Career Outcomes

SMU is partnering with Steppingblocks to bring graduate outcomes data and data driven career planning tools to all students and staff.

Steppingblocks is a data and analytics engine that provides workforce and educational outcome insights on over a 100 million people in the U.S.

Steppingblocks uses a combination of Big Data, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence, these aggregated sources power both our Digital Career Counselor (the student-facing career planning platform) and our Graduate Insights dashboards (Graduate Outcomes and Graduate Explorer). SteppingBlocks has approximately 100,000 SMU graduates in the system, along with current position, career trajectory, and relevant skills the students have cited in their CVs, job applications, and Linkedin profiles.

Information about student access can be found here.

Information on how to request staff/faculty access can be found here.