McKinsey Consulting published a report in Fall 2012 indicating that 72% of higher education providers believe they are doing a good job preparing their students for the workplace, while only 42% of employers believe students are prepared for work. Read more>>
The Career Center was recently honored by the regional chapter of the National Association of Colleges and Employers with an innovation grant to support our “Bringing Industry to You” initiative. Read More>>
Recognizing that Vocation Discernment is an integral component of the Civic Engagement and Civic Life learning objectives in all ELSJ courses, the Career Center invites you to a lunch with our staff to learn strategies for helping students integrate their Community-based Learning experiences with vocation discernment. RSVP Required. Read More>>
Employer projects (posted as challenges online) are becoming increasingly popular because they offer students the opportunity to apply their skills to industry needs. Virtual projects help students understand the applications of their major to industry needs and they also demonstrate students’ value to employers. Read More>>
Integrate one or more of our popular labs into your class to help your students discern their interests, translate their experiential learning into accomplishment statements, and develop a customized job or internship strategy. Check out our 60-minute, interactive and content rich labs.
As a part of a Career Center initiative to help our students engage in an authentic discernment process so that they choose majors based on their interests and not necessarily their (mis)perceptions of employment outcomes, 18 faculty from Arts and Sciences and Career Center staff visited Google to learn about opportunities for all majors. Read More>>