1. Two women working on a computer.
    Supporting Women in Computing-Related Internships

    Due to their underrepresentation in the classroom and societal messaging around technology being a “masculine domain,” women in computer science often feel isolated and marginalized. A study demonstrates how women’s experiences in computing internships shape their future career decisions; the findings have implications for both career development professionals and employers who recruit entry-level talent.

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    U.S. Supreme Court Strikes Down Affirmative Action in College Admissions: How the Decision Impacts Institutions of Higher Education

    On June 29, 2023, in Students for Fair Admissions, Inc. v. President and Fellows of Harvard College and Students for Fair Admissions, Inc. v. University of North Carolina, the U.S. Supreme Court struck down the affirmative action policies at Harvard College and the University of North Carolina. The court’s decision striking down race-based college and university admissions policies and programs will have sweeping and immediate consequences for higher education throughout the country.

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    AI on Campus: A Look at Current Practice Among Career Services Professionals

    The National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) polled its career services members in spring 2023 about their use of AI in their work and in their work with students.

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    Personal Branding for AI Interviews: Preparing Students for Success in New Recruitment Tools

    Automated video interviews (AVIs) are an emerging recruitment tool. As success factors in AVIs may differ from face-to-face interviews, it is important for career services practitioners to know how to help their students prepare for these new types of interviews.

  5. An illustration of a person working remotely.
    Work Modality: The Changing Nature of Where We Work

    The research suggests that, long term, we will likely work in and out of the office. Research from the National Association of Colleges and Employers shows that new college graduates want to be in person at least part of the time, but also want the flexibility to work remotely some of the time.

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    Achieving Career Engagement at Scale

    The Career & Professional Development office at the University of Denver developed a multipronged approach to work toward its ambitious goal to engage 90% of undergraduates annually.

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    Sparking Early Experiential Learning

    The SPARK grant at Nazareth College is open to first- and second-year students to encourage and support early engagement in experiential learning.

  8. A group of career advisors in a meeting.
    Career Advising From the Primary Role Academic Adviser’s Viewpoint: A Review of the Literature

    The role of today’s primary role academic adviser is robust and multifaceted. Advisers must continually provide supportive outreach and engagement to address student interests, develop academic plans, and identify career paths from the time students first enroll throughout their college experience, and oftentimes, well past graduation.

  9. A group of black women in professional attire.

    A study at a minority-serving institution uncovers aspects of social and cultural capital that contribute to the college-to-career transition of Black undergraduate women.

  10. An illustration of a person trying to climb a ladder towards a graduation cap.

    At the University of Cincinnati, students facing financial constraints can access a grant designed to enable them to engage in career-focused courses.

  11. Elevating Career Development Within Your Campus Culture

    Clarion University was part of a historic integration within the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE). Since 2020, Clarion, California, and Edinboro Universities of Pennsylvania have worked to plan and execute the integration of their three unique, standalone universities to one shared model. As of July 1, 2022, we became Pennsylvania Western University (PennWest).

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    The Value of Career Services

    NACE’s research shows that career services has a quantifiable effect on students and their entry into the world of work. It’s hardly a new question: Over the years, many career services professionals have been asked to respond, often when budgets are tight and administrators are looking for where to make cuts, but even when that’s not the case.

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    LinkedIn: Creating a Lifelong Habit

    As a career coach, I meet with both domestic and international students who are hoping to build their connections in a variety of industries. Many of our newer graduate programs in the Katz School of Science and Health can be completed in as little as 12 months, so there is a relatively short runway for these students to develop and cultivate their industry connections.

  14. A woman stands in front of a wall with a superhero shadow behind her.
    Breaking Down Student-to-Career Services Barriers With Superhero Culture

    I’ll never forget my first experience at MEGACON Orlando, the largest pop culture convention in the southern United States, attended by more than 140,000 people annually. The hundreds of merchandise booths, once-in-a-lifetime meetups with celebrities, jaw-dropping character costumes, and all-day schedule of live entertainment kept the weekend packed with engaging experiences. The moments I remember most, however, came in smaller, more personalized packages:

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    H-1B Visas: Basic Rules for the Most Common U.S. Work Visa

    The H-1B is the most common work visa in the United States. Using the H-1B category, U.S. employers are permitted to hire international workers who have at least a four-year U.S. bachelor’s degree or the foreign equivalent, if the individual will work in a position requiring the type of degree that the graduate has.

  16. Two HBCU graduates smile for a photo on graduation day.
    The HBCU Experience

    Three members of NACE’s HBCU Affinity Group share their thoughts about and personal experiences with HBCUs.

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    NACE provided a range of articles and resources around DEI-related topics throughout FY22.

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    Radical Retention: How Higher Education Can Rise to the Challenges of the Great Resignation and Beyond

    News articles shout about the continuance of the “Great Resignation” or “Great Reshuffle” across all industries. As of July 2022, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) reported that quit rates (individuals voluntarily separating from their organization) continue to hold steady in the field of education, with more than half a million exits since the beginning of 2022.

  19. A computer science student works on her computer.
    The Importance of Career Competencies in Work-Related Experiential Activities for Engineering and Computer Science Majors

    A study of computer science and engineering students at the University of Georgia examines their experiences with and perceptions of work-related experiential activities.

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    Working With Faculty: TakeAways From the Competency Symposium

    New to the repository is “Curated Resources for Teaching and Assessing Career Readiness Competencies,” a compendium developed through a grassroots effort by NACE members. Access this and other resources at www.naceweb.org/career-readiness/resources/ .