Sociedade & Natureza
On-line version ISSN 1982-4513
ORTIGOZA, Sílvia Aparecida Guarnieri; POLTRONIERI, Lígia Celoria and MACHADO, Lucy Marion C. Philadelpho. The alumni's professional positioning as an unequivocally way in order to evaluate the post graduation program. Soc. nat. [online]. 2012, vol.24, n.2, pp.243-254. ISSN 1982-4513. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S1982-45132012000200006.
The analysis of the results about the alumni's professional positioning is an unequivocally way in order to evaluate the post graduation program regarding to quality of their background and the grooming of qualified professionals for a niche market. The purpose of this research is reporting a groundbreaking experience of the Post Graduation Program in Geography - UNESP/ Rio Claro - SP by framing criteria concerning the alumni's origin, academic background and their current position, in both Master Degree and PHD, between 1980-2008. The outcome have been summarized and placed into graphs and maps, becoming key element regarding to development and spreading the Geography science in Brazil and also abroad. The methodology which has been applied revealed to be extremely efficient, which could taken by any other Program, nevertheless taking its differences into consideration, in order to evaluate its reality as well as its range.
Keywords : alumini; post graduation; analysis methodology; professional destiny.