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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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A map is only useful if you know your current location.  In the world of building a diverse corporate culture, everyone knows where they want to be ...
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Encouraging young professionals to pursue professional experiences abroad simply makes sense. Young people are hungry for experience abroad, eager to ...
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Soft skills are transferable abilities not specific to a particular vocation that are beneficial to any employer. Soft skills may be professional talents ...
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As spring career fairs and on-campus recruiting programs launch at colleges nationwide, highly motivated students may have one goal for the summer—to ...
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Over the last several months, we have spent time discussing the concept of collective care, or “squad care.” Especially important in our ...
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When we conducted focus groups for our new center, one student admitted he was a little apprehensive about coming to see us because, despite ...
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I began my career in law and business schools, where we often witnessed a phenomenon in which students begin their programs with the goal to enter a related ...
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In a day and age where institutions are seeking to improve not only how they graduate students, but how they prepare them for the work force, institutions ...
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Transitioning from a career as an employer to career development staff member is the best career move one can make. I did it.  As an employer, you see ...
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by Sarah Alspaw, Director of Career Development and Student Success, Capitol Technology University; Steve Patchin, Director - Career Services, Michigan ...
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If you have been in the work force for 10 years or longer, then you probably remember the anticipation you felt when you where hired for your ...
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by Sarah Raymond, Montana Tech, and Toni Burrell, The Cooper Union Through regular communication with STEM colleges, common themes about STEM students ...
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"You can never quit. Winners never quit, and quitters never win.” Amy recently started a job as a career counselor at a large recruiting firm. She was ...
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Before moving to USC-Marshall last year, I worked in the world of entertainment here in Los Angeles for 13 years. At least once a year, I get an e-mail ...
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