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Colleges Receive Grants to Improve Students’ Job Outcomes

January 18, 2022

Via: Inside Higher Ed

A group of 15 colleges and universities was selected to receive $10 million in grants as part of an initiative by the Strada Education Network and the Taskforce on Higher Education and Opportunity, a group of campus leaders focused on […]


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7 Tips for Securing a Research Collaboration

January 6, 2022

Via: Inside Higher Ed

One of the starkest aspects of this COVID-19 crisis has been its impact on collaborative research. Besides moving in-person classes to remote instruction, scientific researchers had to close their labs, research trips and fieldwork had to be put on hold, […]


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Graduates Face Most Promising Job Market Since 2008

November 2, 2021

Via: Inside Higher Ed

New college graduates face the rosiest job market since the 2008 recession, according to the latest annual recruiting trends survey by Michigan State University’s Collegiate Employment Research Institute. Employers who cut back on recruiting during the COVID-19 pandemic are now […]


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3 ways expanding early college curriculum benefits high-schoolers

October 6, 2021

Via: K-12 Dive

High-schoolers can earn far more than college credit through an apprenticeship with the Cherry Creek School District in Colorado — there’s a job while they’re in school, and a potential new career that can follow. The district’s apprenticeship model sends […]


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Students Worry About Isolation During Remote Work

September 27, 2021

Via: Inside Higher Ed

Most students are open to the idea of working remotely, though they also have concerns about the isolation that might come with it, a new survey from Universum found. The survey from the employer branding agency found that 75 percent […]


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Reminding Congress of Workforce Education

September 20, 2021

Via: Inside Higher Ed

Democrats in Congress are seeking to send billions of dollars in new funding to community colleges to support free two-year postsecondary education for students, but that could leave job-focused education behind in the process if policy makers aren’t careful, according […]


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3 ways we’re prepping our students for tomorrow’s jobs

September 17, 2021

Via: eCampus News

COVID-19 and the shift to remote work has created a pressing need for digital skills and computing expertise. A recent KPMG study found that the technology skills shortage is at its highest level since 2008. With many businesses investing billions […]


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Report: Community Colleges Drive Workforce Education, Training

September 16, 2021

Via: Inside Higher Ed

A new survey found that community colleges, and especially their noncredit programs, play an outsize role in providing job-focused education. Opportunity America, a Washington, D.C., think tank focused on economic mobility, explained the survey findings in an accompanying policy report […]


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A Crash Course in Career Development

August 26, 2021

Via: Inside Higher Ed

It was 2011, and I had become sure I didn’t want a tenure-track job. I started my Ph.D. in the throes of the 2008 recession, and the tanking job market meant there were few postings in my minuscule subfield. But […]


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New Effort Adds College Credit to Apprenticeship Programs

August 19, 2021

Via: Ed Surge

The journey toward a career often starts at a fork in the road. One path points toward on-the-job training. The other takes a detour through college. They have different benefits and barriers, but both can seem like one-way streets—no U-turns […]