The Bigs Project Ohio State University    Research Study

Ohio State University is conducting an academic study of The Bigs Program. The study assesses high school and college students' attitudes and plans to take action with their careers. Follow-up surveys will be done to assess the efficacy of the program. Initial results from schools have been extremely encouraging, and Ohio State/The Bigs Program is happy to share this data.

85% of students who attend a Bigs program say they would recommend the career exploration program to a sibling.

74% of attendees feel like they learned a lot about how to get an internship or job from the program.

84% feel like they learned a lot about how to succeed in an internship or job from the program.

74% of attendees feel that they have a better understanding of the real world because of the program

72% of attendees feel more optimistic about their future in the work world after participating in the program.

The Bigs Research Team