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Positive Partnership: Students Provide Mental Health Support for the Community

A virtual practicum opportunity for social work students helps them gain field experience while providing in-demand crisis help to those in need.

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Working (and Learning) Hard for the Money

Iris Palmer writes that restructuring work-based learning to expand paid opportunities could help community college students stay in school.

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Career Prep Tip: Make On-Campus Jobs Visible

Colleges and universities host student employment fairs to help learners get plugged into on-campus work opportunities, building their professional skills and helping them fund their education.

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Deploying Student Journalists to Help Local ‘News Deserts’

The University of Vermont’s Center for Community News supports efforts to re-energize local news coverage in underserved regions in the state and beyond.

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Success Program Launch: Experiential Learning for First-Gen, Undocumented Learners

Arrupe College of Loyola University Chicago guides students through career exploration and development in weekly pre-internship experiences.

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Should Colleges Strive to Improve Student Mindsets?

Weaving together narratives from almost three dozen college students, a book from the Aspen Institute’s CEO proposes a new way to think about college outcomes.

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Career Prep Tip: Creating Meaningful Job-Shadow Experiences

Short-term on-the-job experiences can promote career exploration among students and help them determine paths after graduation.

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How Concerning Is Underemployment of College Graduates?

Half of graduates land jobs that don’t require a bachelor’s degree, and 40 percent are still in such jobs a decade later. What can colleges do?