How to integrate career development with the student experience
In the wake of programs like performance-based funding and the recent launch of the DOE’s College Scorecard, colleges and universities are under pressure to defend their value through measurable employment outcomes such as graduate employment rates, starting salaries, and lifetime earnings.
Unfortunately, students and recent graduates are often unaware of the job-related skills they have acquired over the course of their college careers, making it difficult to communicate their job readiness to prospective employers. Without the ability to competitively position themselves in the job market, many graduates struggle to secure jobs or negotiate competitive salaries.
Download this white paper to learn three strategies for integrating academic advising, curriculum development, and career preparation to help students articulate the value of their degrees and improve post-college outcomes.