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  • Are College graduates ready for the workplace 1Why do Employers Hire SCU grads?

    By: Elizabeth Krishnan, Associate Director

    McKinsey Consulting published a report in Fall 2012 indicating that 72% of higher education providers believe they are doing a good job preparing their students for the workplace, while only 42% of employers believe students are prepared for work. Read more>>

  • Bringing Industry to YouBringing Industry to You

    The Career Center was recently honored by the regional chapter of the National Association of Colleges and Employers with an innovation grant to support our “Bringing Industry to You” initiative. Read More>>

  • vocationnewsLunch forum for ELSJ faculty

    Recognizing that Vocation Discernment is an integral component of the Civic Engagement and Civic Life learning objectives in all ELSJ courses, the Career Center invites you to a lunch with our staff to learn strategies for helping students integrate their Community-based Learning experiences with vocation discernment. RSVP Required. Read More>>

  • mindsumo1Virtual Consulting Projects for the Classroom

    Wednesday, February 19, 11:45-1:00,
    Donohoe Alumni Conference Rm. Lunch provided.

    RSVP required

    Employer projects (posted as challenges online) are becoming increasingly popular because they offer students the opportunity to apply their skills to industry needs. Virtual projects help students understand the applications of their major to industry needs and they also demonstrate students’ value to employers. Read More>>

  • vocationProfessional Development Labs for the Classroom (PDF)

    Integrate one or more of our popular labs into your class to help your students discern their interests, translate their experiential learning into accomplishment statements, and develop a customized job or internship strategy. Check out our 60-minute, interactive and content rich labs.

  • new-google-logo-officialRecap of Google Site Visit for Arts & Sciences Faculty

    As a part of a Career Center initiative to help our students engage in an authentic discernment process so that they choose majors based on their interests and not necessarily their (mis)perceptions of employment outcomes, 18 faculty from Arts and Sciences and Career Center staff visited Google to learn about opportunities for all majors. Read More>>

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