• Collaboration in Career Services

Collaboration in Career Services: Leveraging Academic Partners

Central to the shift in how colleges and universities are addressing career development is greater connectivity and collaboration between stakeholders and offices on campus. At the University of Utah, Career Services is working in conjunction with academic partners and advisors to engage students in the career preparation process earlier and ultimately drive increased opportunities tied [...]

  • BBBS Mentoring

The Lifetime Impact of Modern Mentoring

As new technologies are developed and modernized insights on mentoring are explored, the mentor-mentee relationship has become less traditional than it once was. With digital platforms allowing more casual mentor relationships and increased opportunities to participate in formalized mentoring programs, institutions, businesses and individuals have gravitated towards having somebody to rely on for advice and [...]

January 11th, 2017|Categories: Career Development, Mentoring, Student Success|Tags: , , |
  • Cooperative Learning

#TABS16: 20 Years of Cooperative Learning Success

During the 2016 TABS Annual Conference, Peter Hess, Brewster Academy’s assistant head of school will present on “The Power of Cooperative Learning: What It Takes to Make It Work.” In his session, Hess discusses the success Brewster has had implementing cooperative learning in the classroom over the past 20-plus years, and provides insight into the [...]

  • Milton Academy Advising

#TABS16: Long-Term Impacts of Milton Academy Advising

One of the ways Milton Academy develops “competence, confidence and character” in its students is by providing support in and out of the classroom through advising, an initiative that is being explored during the 2016 TABS Annual Conference. In their session, “Advising: Forging Connections Even When it Feels Impossible,” Mathematics Department Chair Heather Sugrue -- [...]

  • Parents

The Power of Parents’ Involvement at Skidmore College

Skidmore College’s largest on-campus career program, Career Jam, brings together hundreds of students, alumni and parents for a day of networking, resume reviews and mock interview practice. Executed in partnership between the Career Development Center (CDC), Parents Council and Alumni Affairs, the one-day event is a representation of Skidmore’s continued efforts to incorporate parents in [...]

  • NEBHE Women in Tech

NEBHE 2016 Talent 4.0 Highlights and Insights

During the New England Board of Higher Education’s (NEBHE) 2016 conference “Talent 4.0: How Employable Are New England's College Graduates and What Can Higher Education Do About It?,” 300 experts in higher education, employment and workforce development gathered to discuss the ways in which colleges and universities can best prepare their students for employability. CampusTap [...]

  • Northeastern University Networking

Inside Northeastern’s Circuit Approach to Industry Networking

In August of 2015, Northeastern University launched its Circuits program to connect students, parents and over 240,000 alumni who share similar interests in specific industries through programming focused on networking and knowledge sharing. Stemming from Northeastern’s Lead Dog initiative -- a corporate partnership with organizations such as Liberty Mutual, State Street, EMC and Philips which [...]

  • Georgia State University exploring majors

Undecided? Why Experts Suggest Exploring Majors

While some may argue that switching majors can deter students from graduating on time and unnecessarily increase tuition costs, a recent article by Inside Higher Ed advocates that it may be better for undergraduate students to declare their majors as late as senior year. The article largely suggests that a student’s education has a higher [...]

  • Gateway Community College

The Value of Community College for Every Career Path

As students at different stages in their life, education and career consider their next step to put them on a trajectory of success, oftentimes they consider four-year institutions and overlook the possibilities of achieving these goals at a community college. While traditional four-year colleges are a popular choice for students who want to live in [...]

  • Greek Life Career Development

Greek Life’s Impact on Student Career Development

After a Gallup study surveying over 30,000 college graduates found that students that were a part of Greek life in college were more likely to be “thriving” in their work, the long-term benefits of joining a sorority or fraternity have become increasingly apparent, and the values instilled in sororities and fraternities are proven to be [...]

August 23rd, 2016|Categories: Career Development, Networking, Student Success|Tags: , , |