One in Six U.S. Grads Say Career Services Was Very Helpful

Sixteen percent of U.S. college graduates report their career services office was very helpful, while the same percentage say it was not at all helpful. At 36%, the plurality of graduates say career services was somewhat helpful.

Source: https://news.gallup.com/poll/199307/one-six-grads-say-career-services-helpful.aspx

Colleges Need to Give Students Better Career Advice - The Atlantic

wished for online assistance they could access at their convenience

Source: https://www.theatlantic.com/education/archive/2016/12/colleges-really-need-to-rethink-the-career-advice-they-deliver/510647/

Colleges Need to Give Students Better Career Advice - The Atlantic

they really wanted was more personalized assistance

Source: https://www.theatlantic.com/education/archive/2016/12/colleges-really-need-to-rethink-the-career-advice-they-deliver/510647/

Colleges Need to Give Students Better Career Advice - The Atlantic

The results of the latest survey suggest that improving career counseling might be a good place for schools to focus at least some of their attention. “I think it’s a wake-up call for all of our students, parents, and higher-education institutions to say are we putting as much effort into helping students successfully exit college as we are into getting them into college,” said Brandon Busteed, Gallup’s head of education and workforce development, during a phone interview.

Source: https://www.theatlantic.com/education/archive/2016/12/colleges-really-need-to-rethink-the-career-advice-they-deliver/510647/

College Students Are Shunning Campus Career Services - The Atlantic

It isn’t surprising, then, that blacks and Hispanics, as well as first-generation students and students who are older than the traditional college-going population, rated the help they received from their career-services office and academic advisers more positively than did their white and more affluent counterparts. Especially for first-generation students, a career center might be the first source of job advice they’ve ever encountered.

Source: https://www.theatlantic.com/education/archive/2018/01/why-arent-college-students-using-career-services/551051/

College Students Are Shunning Campus Career Services - The Atlantic

Harnessing the resource could help them achieve the graduate’s dream: finding a job.

Source: https://www.theatlantic.com/education/archive/2018/01/why-arent-college-students-using-career-services/551051/