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As a career coach at the University of Connecticut, I spend hours engaging with students about their professional development and career goals—from ...
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Most career development professionals are familiar with LinkedIn as a tool for students and alumni to build connections, but I am frequently surprised ...
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On June 4, 2018, the career center at Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) officially became “Post-Graduate Planning and Experiential Education.” It ...
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Note: Chris Motley was recently awarded a $775,000 “Innovations in Career Advising” grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to personalize ...
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Following the NACE 2018 conference in NOLA, I found myself excited and ready to explore a variety of passion points.  I attended many great sessions on ...
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As a result of recent events regarding what happened at the Starbucks in Philadelphia , the graduation ceremony at the University of Florida , as well ...
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Career service professionals already understand that students with internship experience under their belts are more likely to be hired after graduation ...
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My twin daughters have been on the same sports team for years now (after all, it’s easier for us to manage…), but this year one of them asked to be on ...
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Recently, I was walking across the campus of UMass Boston when a student eagerly approached me and asked if she could speak with me. I told her that I ...
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(This is the first in a series of blogs on diversity and STEM students.) African Americans, American Indians/Alaska Natives, and Latinos are grouped ...
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Next week in New Orleans promises to be a gold mine of professional development opportunities for career services and recruiting professionals. Keynotes, ...
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I want to thank NACE for giving me the opportunity to provide some “tips” for new Conference attendees.  Let me start by saying that you made a great ...
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As the spring semester wraps up and campuses celebrate graduations, many students head off campus to gain experiential learning in the fields in which ...
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It’s hard to believe the end of another academic year is here! I am not sure whether to attribute my disbelief to a snowy Michigan April or the rapid ...
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Last spring, after many years as a senior administrator in career services, I (re)entered the ranks of the faculty. One of my first publication goals ...
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Study abroad programs have historically led the way in terms of providing students an authentic and immersive international education. They allow students ...
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If you Google “mentor at work,” more than 100,000,000 responses come up, highlighting an interesting theme: as a whole, we seem to believe that mentors ...
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Career centers on college campuses are tasked with the mission of helping students achieve their post-graduation goals. For the majority of college graduates, ...
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Company conversion rate co-op/intern to full-time employee:  61 percent  (median – 80 percent ) A recent survey of career services ...
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During the past several years it has become fashionable to question the impact of college and university career services departments, or even if schools ...
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