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Career Prep Tip: Incorporate Career Interviews Into a First-Year Seminar

As part of a larger career-readiness curriculum, students at Polk State College complete an interview with someone in their desired career field to learn more about the job and if it aligns with their interests.

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Success Program Launch: Support Pathway for Completion, Career Launch

A partnership between the University of Arkansas at Little Rock and the Arkansas Center for Data Sciences helps address computer science and cybersecurity workforce needs in the state.

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Success Program Launch: Creating Career Champions on Campus

Virginia Commonwealth University offers practical training to faculty and staff on how to incorporate career readiness into their work with students.

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Survey: Graduate Students Expect a Financial Return on Investment

A new survey finds graduate students want greater transparency about outcomes prior to enrolling in an advanced degree program.

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Career Prep Tip: Helping Students Find a Professional Mentor

Colleges and universities turn to their alumni cohorts to aid students in developing professional and life skills.

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How Iowa Student Journalists Saved 2 Small-Town Papers

In what may be the first such acquisition of its kind, the independent student paper at Iowa’s flagship university has purchased two local weekly newspapers.

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Career Prep Tip: Create Forums for Student Competition, Achievement

University-hosted events can offer experiential learning and professional development opportunities for students to launch them into their careers and recognize their individual talents.

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Helping Local Nonstudents Find Internships

Prairie State College in Illinois connects underemployed young people in the local Cook County area with internships—and, sometimes, an education.