Career services

Brown launches initiative aimed at providing internships to low-income students

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Brown University starts effort to make sure every student can have an internship. Move comes as Cornell and Duke are providing students with more learning opportunities outside of the classroom.

Positive reports for humanities earnings, art school job prospects

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Two separate reports show evidence of humanities and arts majors finding success in the professional world.

New rankings system from LinkedIn based on employment outcomes of a huge sample

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LinkedIn gets into college rankings with an employment outcomes tool based on big samples and plenty of specifics about real people.

Report examines college graduates' employment experiences in years after graduation, recession

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Eighty percent of 2008 graduates found employment in the four years after their graduation, despite entering the work force as the recession tightened its grip on the country, a report shows.

Gallup surveys graduates to gauge whether and why college is good for well-being

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Gallup rolls out the results of an attempt to measure what in college makes for a great life and a great job -- and finds small numbers of graduates hitting both marks.

New assessments from testing firms have job-market potential

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Next wave of student learning assessments from testing firms could be boon for employers and competency-based education.

New national survey aims to set baseline for postgraduation outcomes

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A national survey uses commonly collected data from colleges to assess the postsecondary outcomes of graduates.

Q&A with author of new book on how elite students get elite jobs

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The class biases of those hiring for the highest-paid entry-level jobs ensure that those jobs go to graduates of elite colleges from affluent backgrounds, a new book argues.

College moves campus pastor out of chapel and into career counseling

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In a sign of the times, a college cuts its pastoral staff from 2 to 1, to move one of the clergy to the career center to provide a different type of guidance to students.

Initiatives focus on retaining international students in the local economy

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Initiatives in St. Louis and Michigan aim to work within the existing immigration system to retain international students in the local economy.

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