Through its Experiential Learning Platform™, Saxbys builds individualized academic partnerships to open cafes that provide exceptional paid experiential learning opportunities for students.
The University of Redlands’ Career Faculty Fellows Program was launched in 2019 to help the institution scale career services and embed career preparedness more intentionally into the curriculum.
Insights from selected sessions at the NACE’s March 2022 Competency Symposium shed light on how career services can partner with faculty to develop career-ready students and graduates.
Members of the NACE Community give their recommendations for books that may be useful to share with graduating seniors about the enter the workforce.
The Carolina Cluster forged a new model for career readiness and designed and implemented programs to improve employment outcomes for graduates.
One way to address career preparation is by ingraining it into the curriculum with the help of faculty champions.
To understand faculty activity and attitudes about preparing students for post-degree employment, the authors surveyed faculty and found that are willing allies.
Since the success of career readiness plays out in the classroom, faculty need to drive implementation of the career readiness competencies.
In partnership with the career services office, the faculty in the religious studies department at Hendrix College integrated career readiness into its senior colloquium course.
LIM College has a unique career education structure that is based on the NACE Competencies and that will allow the college to conduct longitudinal research.
Employers play an important role in ensuring that college students are career ready and in developing the competencies that prepare graduates for this transition.
CUNY developed its Career Success Initiative to focus on
student-centered goals for the university system around action, completion, and
cross-functional team led by faculty integrated career readiness into the
College of Liberal Arts at University of Minnesota-Twin Cities.
Baruch College’s Online Coaching Program leverages Facebook and live coaching to help graduate-level business students develop actionable career plans.
Following a strategic planning session and with assistance from a neighboring university, Metro State has developed a career readiness program.
The single biggest mistake I see service members make when creating resumes is that they dump everything they have ever done in the military into one document and use that document as a resume to apply for all types of jobs.
NACE looks at how two universities brought career readiness competencies to their campus.
In this case study, career services and the sport management program work together help their students develop and display the career management competency.
The Travelers EDGE program addresses work force and career readiness by helping underrepresented students advance from their middle school to high school curriculum, and then prepare for college and their professional careers after graduation.
The implementation of career readiness components into Miami Dade College’s new supply chain management program is an example of the college’s collaborative focus to find innovative ways to ensure its academic programs are preparing students for the work force.
When it comes to the career readiness of nontraditional students, there are several challenges career services offices face, and considerations and steps they can take to overcome these obstacles.
LaGuardia Community College’s Center for Career and Professional Development is piloting a digital badging program based on NACE's Career Readiness Competencies that will serve as a symbol of success and accomplishment for the students to share with potential employers and include with their transfer applications to four-year colleges/universities.
For the fall semester, Millikin University career center director Pam Folger used NACE’s Career Readiness Competencies in an activity for her freshman seminar class to help them be strategic and intentional about their career development.
Is there value in a liberal arts education? Is liberal arts marketable in today’s economy? Seton Hill University incorporates targeted career preparation and employer-sought skills development to ensure its liberal arts graduates are competitive.
Emotional Intelligence (EI) and the concept of mindfulness may help students develop the soft skills that employers say they need, but are not learning.
Percent of employers citing Communication as most important competency
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Percent of students citing Communication as most important competency
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Percent of students who rate themselves as very/extremely proficient in Communication
2022 Student Survey Report