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Measuring Outcomes in Income

With the public increasingly skeptical of the value of higher education, new data show STEM majors still get the most lucrative jobs. Critics say future earnings aren’t all students care about.

The Class of 2023 On Remote Work, AI and More

The Class of 2023 is graduating into an economy transformed by the pandemic, rapidly evolving technology and potentially destabilizing levels...
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Career Prep Tip: Address Definitions of Professional Dress

Landing the first job out of college is one hurdle students face, but learning how to dress for work is another. Institutions can support students’ career development by establishing a professional dress guide.

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How Well Do Career-Prep Offerings Serve Students?

Harvard researchers say colleges have all kinds of programs and supports designed to help students get well-paying jobs, but there’s little research on if they accomplish their goals.


Career-Readiness Initiatives Are Missing the Mark

Instead of focusing on generic soft skills and internships, students need work-integrated classroom learning and pathways for building career readiness, Matthew T. Hora writes.

Preaching to, and Challenging, the Liberal Arts Choir

In a conversation with presidents of small private colleges, tech company executives praise graduates’ leadership and critical thinking ability but say they need to develop skills for a first job, too.

Game On

Students develop preferences and learn skills when they play online games. A new study suggests that information could help them chart their career trajectories.

Shedding Light on the ‘Learn and Work Ecosystem’

New web library strives to highlight and support the work of governments, foundations, colleges and other organizations focused on the intersection of education, training and careers.