1. Young professionals in the office attend a virtual meeting with coworkers who are working remotely.
    Hybrid Work Modality for Entry-Level Hires Matches Student Desires

    Despite calls to “return to the office” from employers and the prevailing media narrative, the hybrid work modality appears here to stay.

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    Designing the Future of Career Services

    In an ever-evolving landscape, career services needs to adapt and innovate. Here, Hassan Akmal discusses how career services can reimagine itself to meet the needs of students and alumni.

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    IMPLEMENTING COMPETENCIES AT BYU HELPS STUDENTS UNDERSTAND, ARTICULATE EDUCATION IN JOB SEARCH AND CAREER

    BYU works to help students understand that they have these transferable skills and competencies that can be used in a variety of ways in a variety of situations.

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    ChatGPT Answers Questions About Its Role in Recruiting and Hiring

    In a unique interview with ChatGPT, NACE asks the AI language model how it feels about its use as a tool in the job search, career readiness, and talent acquisition; the ethics of its use; and more.

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    Look Around, Lean In, and Level Up: Creating Strong Partnerships With HBCUs and PBIs

    What are some key considerations and steps for employers to take to create long-lasting, mutually beneficial partnerships with HBCUs and PBIs?

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    LACK OF CONCEPTUAL CLARITY ABOUT DEI&B AND ITS DESIGNATED LEADERSHIP SLOWS PROGRESS

    Interviews with diversity, talent, and industry experts revealed confusion, conflation, and a general lack of conceptual clarity around fundamental differences in DEI& B in their organizations.

  7. A group of professionals evaluate their organization's equity efforts.
    CONDUCTING EFFECTIVE EQUITY AUDITS REQUIRES ASKING HARD QUESTIONS, PLANNING TO ADDRESS FINDINGS

    Research conducted by NACE and The Center for the Study of HBCUs underscores how important it is for companies to conduct audits to assess gaps and inequities in their recruiting efforts.

  8. A recruiter interviews a job candidate.
    CYCLE TIMES SHIFT AS INTERVIEW TO OFFER GROWS, WHILE OFFER TO ACCEPTANCE DIPS

    The amount of time for students participating in a job interview to receiving an offer has increased over the past several years, but the time they take to accept the offer dropped in 2022.

  9. A composite image of a person's silhouette and an abstract network.
    Addressing the Prevalence of Mental Health Issues in Young Professionals

    College graduates in their early professional careers report significant mental health issues and view their jobs as a contributing factor. How can employers and colleges provide support?

  10. Recruiters shake the hand of a job candidate.
    As Offer Rate Climbed, Acceptance and Early Retention Rates Fell

    The percent of interviews resulting in a job offer has climbed to its highest level of the past five years, but acceptances and retention rates for the first three years of employment fell.

  11. A group of coworkers in a meeting.
    Liberty Mutual’s Centralized DEI Team Provides Alignment, Clarity, and Operating Rhythm

    Liberty Mutual takes a very targeted approach to the sources of talent they try to attract, engage, and hire. This extends far beyond a traditional target school list.

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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.

  13. An illustration of the concept of technology and networking overlaid on top of a photo of someone using a tablet.
    University at Buffalo Creates Positions to Address Technology in Career Services

    The University at Buffalo’s Career Design Center has put an emphasis on maximizing available technology tools that can improve operations and better meet the needs of students and employers.

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    As Employer Recruiting Budgets Grew in 2022, Their Overall Staffing Numbers Fell

    The average number of full-time URR staff members that organizations employ decreased to 13.5 from 14.3 last year.

  15. A group of students discuss recruiting efforts at M&T Bank.
    M&T Bank’s Talent Acquisition Ambassadors Strategic Part of College Recruiting Efforts

    The M&T Bank talent acquisition unit’s partnerships with employee resource groups (ERGs) has yielded a range of benefits, such as helping to identify internal talent, providing training opportunities, improving engagement across the organization, and boosting retention.

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    The Average Number of Recruiters Per Recruiting Department

    On average, there were 8.5 full-time recruiters per recruiting department within organizations replying to NACE’s 2021 Recruiting Benchmarks Survey.

  17. Idaho Program Develops Interns, Promotes Careers in Career Services and Higher Ed

    University of Idaho Career Services created the “Career Services Internship Certificate Program” approximately five years ago to give undergraduate interns the knowledge, skills, and abilities to transition to the professional workforce.

  18. A compilation of students texting on their phones.
    Texts, Tailored Information Keys to Attaining High FDS Knowledge Rate at Davidson

    In recent years, the overall knowledge rate of Davidson College’s first-destination survey (FDS) has been near or above 90%. Davidson has found several steps—such as getting an early start, using texts, and providing tailored information—to be helpful in attaining and maintaining a high FDS knowledge rate.

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    How to Conduct Virtual Speed Interviews

    “Speed interviewing gives students strong, real-world practice on their interviewing skills in a low-pressure environment,” says Susan Proctor, who is the employer development manager in the career center.

  20. A student takes part in a virtual escape room with his university's career services department.
    Creating a Virtual Escape Room to Make Career Development Fun

    While looking to use gamification to create a fun and interactive career development program for her students, Merry Olson hit on an idea that has created much interest among career services practitioners.

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    Op-Ed: The Great Debate: Should Job Location Development Be Housed in Career Services?

    There are two types of people in the world of career services: people who know about JLD and those who have not heard about it yet. It is a tad obscure and vague; however, it can have a significant impact on a student’s educational journey and pathway to career success.

  22. A friendly coworker helps a company intern.
    Intern Satisfaction the Key to Conversion

    Intern conversion is a business imperative at all times, but especially in the current job market, when many organizations respond to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic by shrinking programs and budgets.

  23. A non-traditional student takes advantage of a new resources at the Community College Research Center (CCRC) at Teachers College, Columbia University.
    New Resource Helps Community Colleges Redesign Onboarding

    The Community College Research Center (CCRC) at Teachers College, Columbia University recently published a new practitioner packet that provides guidance to colleges seeking to redesign their new student onboarding practices.

  24. A student takes part in a virtual career fair.
    Best Practices for Virtual Career Fairs

    Career fairs are part of the lifeblood of career services programs—and important events for students and potential employers. Many career centers are thinking of moving their career fairs online in the fall.

  25. A young professional woman works remotely during a virtual internship.
    Challenges to Account for With Virtual Internships

    While virtual internships are essential in the current work environment, it is important to recognize that many benefits of a traditional internship are lost when internships are done online, says Matthew Hora.

  26. A group of college graduates in 2020.
    Outreach to Target Students Who Indicate “Still Seeking” on FDS Survey

    Yale University’s Office of Career Strategy is undertaking an aggressive personal outreach effort to graduating students who indicate they are “still seeking” on the university’s first-destination survey.

  27. A recruiter touches base virtually with an intern during the coronavirus pandemic.
    Top Perks for Interns Can Be Adapted for Virtual Workplace

    The employers that could best weather the coronavirus pandemic in terms of their college recruiting programs will find ways to adapt to current conditions and still deliver on the aspects of their programs that are most important to college students.

  28. A career services professionals works on an online career center during the COVID-19 outbreak.
    Online Career Centers: Building for the Present

    Online education, as we think of it today, emerged more than 20 years ago as the growing internet gave rise to a new way to deliver learning: distance learning. As the tools for distance learning have become more prevalent and, more importantly, interactive, access to education has expanded.

  29. A career services professional works remotely to provide guidance to a student.
    Tips for Providing Career Services Remotely

    In this time of disruption and uncertainty caused by the coronavirus pandemic, when many career services practitioners are working from home, it is crucial for them to stay connected, says Tammy Spenziero, who is in a unique position to offer guidance on working remotely.

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    Trends Continue for Career Services’ Location, Reporting Structure

    Career centers are being housed less frequently in student affairs, more frequently in other divisions, and increasingly in various parts of the institution.

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    Majority of NACE Members Report Work-Related Burnout

    Among respondents to a recent NACE quick poll, more than half of the association’s employer members and more than two-thirds of its college members reported experiencing burnout.

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    Practices for Successfully Recruiting, Developing Students From HBCUs, PBIs

    There are several research-based practices employers can implement to achieve greater success in recruiting and developing interns from HBCUs and PBIs.

  33. A woman enters data for a survey on her cellphone.
    Using FDS to Benefit Your School and Demonstrate Value of Higher Ed

    Schools that conduct an annual FDS to capture information on how their new college graduates fare following graduation can benefit their own institutions and demonstrate the value of higher education.

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    The Paper to Prove You Have the Skills

    Colleges must work to ensure that students are aware that skills they’re using and developing in the classroom can be an asset after entering the workforce.

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    The Career Studio: Flipping the Career Center

    At the University of Nevada, Reno the career center became the Career Studio, where students never need an appointment. All career advising is done by undergraduate students; the professional team focuses on all other aspects of career development.

  36. group of coworkers posing for a picture around a large table at the office
    Integrating Career Services and Alumni Relations

    Richmond merged career services and alumni services to elevate career services, provide additional resources for students, and more deeply engage alumni.

  37. group of students walking away from the camera
    Is There a Best Day, Best Time for Career Fairs?

    When it comes to maximizing job fair attendance, there’s bit of quick advice from the NACE Community: Don’t hold job fairs on Friday.

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    Primary Focus: Career Coaching vs. Career Counseling

    Coaching is the primary focus regarding the career development of students and the professional development among career services staff.

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    Op-Ed: Diversity, Inclusion, and Career Services

    Career centers play a critical role in supporting diversity, equity, and inclusion.

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    The Future of Career Services Is Now

    The current drive to better understand and anticipate the future of career services may be distinctive in that it is influenced by certain environmental factors that threaten a potential sea change in higher education.

  41. picture of college campus with a building and students off in the distance
    The University Commitment to Career Services

    Given the increased attention to career outcomes from both government and university administrations, one would expect a significant commitment on the part of the university to the career services office. This commitment could be measured in terms of critical resources expressed as either added dollars or increased personnel to handle the increasing difficulty of counseling students to succeed in a depressed job market. Using data from two installments of NACE’s annual Career Services Benchmark Survey for Colleges and Universities (2007 and 2014), this article examines the strength of that commitment.

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    Building a Successful University Relations Program on a Dime

    A common mistake many companies make when building a university recruiting (UR) program is to focus on identifying core schools first. While this is a critical task, it’s not one of the first steps to tackle, especially if you need to build a university recruiting program when funds are low. Many companies have tightened their belts in recent years, so UR professionals must be creative with limited resources and human capital; it’s all about delivering more with less. As such, your first order of business should be to look inside instead of outward.

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    INROADS’ Program Extends Reach of Diversity Recruiting Programs

    INROADS has co-developed a program to help organizations recruit students at a greater number of HBCUs across the United States for paid internships.

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    16 Actions for Shifting Culture to Support Black Employees

    There are specific actions that institutions and organizations can take to ensure that they create a culture that supports the personal and professional growth of Black individuals.

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    We Stand Together: Moving Ahead With Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

    During a recent NACE Town Hall, panel members shared experiences and offered ideas for moving ahead with diversity, equity, and inclusion.

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    5 Career Services Professionals Offer a Starting Place for Addressing Racism

    How do we support students who have been marginalized or who may feel unsafe around law enforcement while also supporting employers in law enforcement?

  47. person smiling
    The Importance of Language in Supporting DEI Efforts

    Language is a key element of diversity, equity, and inclusion, and can help or hinder efforts in this area.

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    Providing Support to “Onlies” in the Workplace and Remotely

    There are several key steps that organizations can take to best support “onlies” and provide a healthy space for them to excel at work.

  49. A hundred dollar bill superimposed on a graph.
    Leveraging Government Funding to Help Finance College and University Career Centers

    The U.S. Department of Labor allocates billions of dollars annually to support education and career development activities. Federally financed career development services is guaranteed and ongoing funding mandated by WIOA is potentially available to all college and university career centers. This article explores how Ohlone College’s career center tapped federal funds to help finance career services for its students.

  50. Students attend an online career course.
    Offering a One-Credit Career Course? Here’s How Your Colleagues Do It

    How do career services offices handle their for-credit career courses? NACE members share their approaches.

  51. Students walk together to their career center on campus.
    Paid Internships More Likely for Those Who Visit the Career Center

    The likelihood of students becoming paid interns increases if they went to the career center for internship assistance.

  52. One yellow chair stands out among a group of blue chairs.
    The Effect Discrimination, Microaggressions Can Have on People of Color

    Not only can workplace discrimination and microaggressions have a negative impact on people of color in their careers, it can affect their mental health.

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    URR Functions in Transportation Industry Hit Particularly Hard by Pandemic

    Throughout the spring, the URR functions of employers in the transportation industry were particularly hard hit by the coronavirus pandemic.

  54. An empty office.
    UNLV College of Engineering Plans for Reopening Based on Committee Guidelines

    The reopening plan developed by the UNLV College of Engineering aims to minimize direct contact for services that can be effectively delivered online.

  55. The abstract concept of digital networking.
    PwC Preparing Interns for Its New Virtual World

    PwC is providing its more than 3,600 summer interns with an experience that is preparing them for the new virtual world.

  56. Lightbulbs filling up with ideas.
    Future-Proofing Your Organization’s Talent Pipeline

    Following the Great Recession a little more than a decade ago, many organizations learned a costly, yet valuable, lesson.

  57. The hearing impaired icon.
    Addressing Challenges Students With Hearing Loss May Face During Pandemic

    Students with hearing loss may face challenges associated with communication that may be exacerbated during this pandemic, with requirements for wearing masks and physically distancing.

  58. An illustration of a computer and digital calendar.
    How Will Your Office Handle Drop-in Career Advising?

    Career services staff share their plans and ideas for how they might handle drop-ins in an in-person or virtual environment this fall.

  59. The concept of maintaining a talent pipeline.
    More Strategies for Maintaining a Talent Pipeline

    Companies that currently do not have jobs or internships should try to provide students with learning engagement support or development, and strive to make connections with them.

  60. A male student communicates in sign language with a potential employer.
    Swinburne Initiative Provides Inclusive Experience for Students With Disabilities

    Swinburne University created the AccessAbility Careers Hub, which provides targeted career education for students with disabilities.

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    Are Contests and Hackathons Considered Experiential Learning?

    How do career centers handle alternative experiential learning experiences such as contests and hackathons that may not fall into a college’s or university’s internship bucket?

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    Emerging Trends Could Threaten Equitable Outcomes for Marginalized Students

    Matthew Cowley warns that any trend that emerges that is considered to be a best practice could potentially threaten equitable outcomes for marginalized students.

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    Alliance Shifts Reverse Career Fair to Virtual Space

    Last March, a group of five Florida schools shifted their joint in-person reverse career fair to a virtual “venue” in just two weeks, but with positive results.

  64. three people wearing masks
    Professional Greetings: How to Avoid Shaking Hands

    In this new era of social distancing, what is replacing the firm, professional handshake?

  65. four people around a desk
    Offboarding Interns in a Virtual Environment

    CDK Global’s retooling of its internship offboarding process has expanded opportunities for interns to stay connected with the firm.

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    The Significant Impact of COVID-19 on College Enrollments

    The guarded optimism of early June has faded into the reality that the COVID-19 pandemic has had a significant impact on college enrollments for the fall.

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    Managing On-Campus, Virtual Interactions This Fall

    NACE members offer ideas for managing the career center staff’s interactions—whether in person or virtual—this fall.

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    Abbott Laboratories Internship Program Exposing Diverse Students to STEM

    Abbott Laboratories’ high school internship program exposes students from diverse backgrounds across the United States to STEM fields.

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    West Chester’s Connect and Learn Meet-Up Is a Sensory-Friendly Recruiting Event

    WCU’s career center and autism program developed a sensory-friendly event where differently abled students feel more comfortable and confident interacting with recruiters.

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    Report Shows Larger Employers More Likely to Recruit Virtually in 2020-21

    Larger companies are more likely to recruit virtually during the 2020-21 academic year, according to a forthcoming report from NACE.

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    Addressing Student Gap Years in an Internship Program

    Although AOIC requires potential interns to be enrolled in college, in certain cases, summer interns who did not return to school because of COVID have been allowed to stay on.

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    When Do You Do Background Checks?

    Does your organization run a background check immediately after making an offer or closer to the new hire’s start date? URR professionals in the NACE Community share their approaches.

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    Program Supports Students Transitioning to College

    MI GEAR UP is a statewide program designed to provide support to students from high schools in low-income areas who are making the transition to college and throughout their first year there

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    Is the Number of Employers, Students Registering for Virtual Career Fairs Declining?

    Some career centers are noticing a decrease in employer and student registration for virtual career fairs. What strategies might increase the number of employers attending?

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    Employers Made Changes to 2020 Summer Internships Due to COVID-19

    By the end of April, more than half of employers planned to move their internship programs to virtual and nearly half expected to delay intern start dates in responses to the pandemic.

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    Empower Retirement Moving Away From Assessing Candidates for “Fit”

    Empower Retirement is moving away from assessing candidates for “culture fit” by aligning values and providing hiring managers with interview questions and language.

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    Phone Calls a Popular Student Engagement Tool in Virtual Environment

    Last spring, career services offices were asked about the main ways in which they were engaging students, as nearly all contact had become virtual. In addition to email, phone calls were a popular tool.

  79. The Use of and Attendance in Virtual Career Fairs Climbs Sharply

    The percentages of career centers offering virtual career fairs and employers taking part in them has climbed steeply this fall.

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    The Factors That Helped Eaton Vance Offer an Effective Virtual Internship Program

    The value of Eaton Vance’s summer internship program is evident in the attention the firm dedicated to its transition to virtual last spring and its management last summer.

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    What Do Students Think of Their Virtual Internships?

    How do virtual internship programs compare with their pre-pandemic counterparts? NACE members share what they have heard from students about their virtual summer internship experiences.

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    Challenges, Solutions for College Recruiting at HBCUs

    Visibility and the tiering of school partnerships are two of the challenges Historically Black Colleges and Universities face in attracting employers to recruit their students.

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    Supporting DREAMers During Their Career Exploration, Job Search

    While DREAMers tend to have qualities employers seek, there are several obstacles they face that career services professionals can help them navigate during the job search.

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    Tapping Into DREAMers to Bolster a Workforce

    Many businesses and organizations are unclear about their ability to hire DREAMers who have DACA or TPS. In fact, employers are able to hire a DREAMer just as they would a U.S. citizen.

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    Virtual Activities to Connect Interns to the Company, Other Interns

    Offering regular activities keeps interns engaged with the organization, which is crucial, especially in a virtual environment.

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    Helping Native Students Actualize Solutions to the Challenges They Face

    By better understanding and accounting for the obstacles Native students face, career services and university relations and recruiting professionals can help them achieve their career goals.

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    Oregon Has Strict Policy for Employers Looking to Post Unpaid Internships

    Having a formal policy helps the team in the University of Oregon’s career center team with consistency when considering postings from employers seeking unpaid interns.

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    Building Trust Helps Employers Build Connections to Tribal Colleges and Universities

    Building trust with TCUs and Native students and bridging gaps in areas of need will aid employers in their recruitment efforts.

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    Overcoming Obstacles: Managing Internships in a One-Person URR Office

    Many challenges with managing an internship program as a sole URR practitioner can be overcome by being resourceful, especially by involving colleagues.

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    Employers Divulge Plans for Summer Internship Programs, Fall Career Fair Attendance

    More than 40% of employers are planning to hold a hybrid internship program this summer. Also, the highest percentage prefer to attend both in-person and virtual career fairs.

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    Language a Key Component of Creating an Inclusive Workplace, Brand

    While many institutions and organizations have stepped up their inclusive communication—especially over the past year—some still fall short.

  92. Person shaking hands with another
    Effective Ways to Engage Student Veterans in Career Services

    Career services can play a vital role in helping student veterans realize their goal of meaningful employment after graduation.

  93. People in military clothing saluting
    Ways for Employers to Connect With, Support Veterans

    Employers that hire student veterans have the benefit of hiring employees who have already received “the world’s best leadership training.”

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    Funding Program for Unpaid Internships in Arts and Humanities Has Unique Twist

    The New College of Florida’s SMAH Internship Program has a twist in its approach that distinguishes it from other programs that fund students’ unpaid internships.

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    Lessons Learned Last Year Help Develop Internship Program Going Forward

    The lessons Cree Wolfspeed’s URR team learned during the COVID-19 pandemic have helped inform their preparation for this summer’s program and beyond.

  96. Picture of a career fair
    Fees Charged to Employers for In-Person Career Fairs Dropped Sharply This Year

    It’s not surprising that fees for in-person career fairs were down sharply in 2020-21 compared to 2019-20, but the charges for hybrid fairs jumped for some employers.

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    Keeping Virtual Interns Informed, Engaged Leads to Strong Conversion Rate for Cigna

    The number of offers accepted by Cigna’s 2020 cohort of virtual interns indicates that the company’s conversion strategy was successful. There are several key reasons for this success.

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    Study Shows Impact of Pandemic on Internships

    During the pandemic, only 22% of college students took an internship, half were in-person positions, and quality indicators for online internships were low, according to a new study.

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    Building Relationships With HBCUs That Go Beyond “Scratch-the-Surface” Measures

    When one HBCU career practitioner is building relationships with employers, she is looking for authenticity, a shared sense of purpose, and impactful engagement opportunities for students and the university as a whole.

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    Key Takeaways From NACE21

    Over the course of the week-long NACE21 conference, it became clear that several topics—such as the new normal, professionalism, and career readiness—weighed most heavily on attendees.

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    Mentoring Program at NYU Equalizes the Onboarding Process for New Hires

    NYU’s Wasser-Buddies mentoring program helps shape institutional culture, equalize the experience of new hires, increase knowledge transfer, and enhance leadership development.

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    NACE Quick Poll: Career Centers Accounting for Hybrid Recruiting This Fall

    Most career services offices plan to hold both in-person and virtual career fairs this fall, but many employers expect to hold their own virtual events.

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    NACE Quick Poll: Employers Will Hold Own Virtual Recruiting Events This Fall

    This fall, the majority of employers will be hosting their own virtual recruiting events, such as Zoom sessions, virtual tours, and virtual career fairs.

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    NACE Quick Poll: Career Centers Alter Outreach to Employers, Students From Marginalized Groups

    College career services offices have changed the ways they engage employers and students from historically marginalized groups during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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    NACE Quick Poll: Employers Holding Hybrid Internships This Summer

    In response to the ongoing COVID19 pandemic, employers are most commonly offering a hybrid internship program this summer.

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    Quick Poll Results Show Virtual Internship Format Likely to Become Permanent

    Many employers that shifted their internship programs to virtual during the pandemic plan to make virtual assignments part of their internship programs in the future.

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    Career Services Makes Small Changes to Outreach Strategy, Substantial Changes to Career Fairs

    While the COVID-19 pandemic caused many adjustments to the ways career services offices operate, they did not make substantial changes to their employer relations strategy.

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    Internship Roundup: Intern Conversion, Duration, Housing, and Fall/Spring Programs

    Talent acquisition professionals provide insight and ideas on topics around internships, such as converting interns to FTEs, internship duration, and more.

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    Maximizing Insights From Virtual Career Fair Data

    The shift to the virtual space has allowed for collection of career fair data that may have been out of reach with the traditional format.

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    Process Verifies Quality of Internships for UNK Business, Tech Students

    The University of Nebraska at Kearney’s College of Business & Technology Career Center verifies internships to ensure they meet key criteria for their students.

  111. Person looking at computer screen
    NCR Set Recruitment Standard Without Stepping Foot on Campus

    Instead of pausing its college recruiting operations during the pandemic, NCR shifted its focus from on-campus to on-screen engagement, while always putting the students first.

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    If We Kill Career Fairs, Then What?

    While many schools have seen fewer students attend both virtual and in-person career fairs, schools must consider other options to foster employer-student relationships.

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    Dell Changes Definitions, Works With Community Colleges to Be More Inclusive

    In response to the climate of racial injustice, Dell expanded its definition of recent graduate talent to engage underrepresented minorities.

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    How NI Revamped Its Early Talent Strategy and New Grad Program to Differentiate Them

    As NI went through increasingly rapid changes due to shifts in the market, it became clear that significant adjustments were needed to its programs and strategies.

  115. Who Are We Serving?

    When working with employer partners, career services teams must keep in mind that career centers are not staffing agencies and student needs must come first.

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    Implementing Meaningful Measures to Hire, Retain, and Cultivate Diverse Talent in Higher Education

    To implement and foster an inclusive climate in higher ed, institutions need to create a culture of belonging, attract diverse talent at the entry level, and build intentional pathways to retain diverse talent.

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    Vetting Job Postings

    Career center staff should vet job postings as thoroughly as possible before posting them to avoid posts that are fraudulent or discriminatory.

  118. Woman typing on a laptop
    FERPA Primer: The Basics and Beyond

    FERPA was enacted to protect the privacy of students and their parents. It is designed to ensure that students and their parents can access the student’s education records and challenge the content or release of such records to third parties. This article summarizes the key points of FERPA, notes the 2008 and 2011 changes to the act, and highlights how career services practitioners can ensure their institutions and offices are in compliance.

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    Candid Reflections on Fall 2021 in Career Services: Observations and Suggestions for Future Practice

    Over the last two years, the nature of employment has shifted, and college career services may need to adjust to more closely align with these changes.

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    Can a Career Center Prescreen Candidates for an Employer? Can Faculty Prescreen for an Employer?

    Many career services professionals are asked to prescreen candidates for employers—to identify their “best” students. So, too, are faculty members. Beyond a host of ethical issues involved in such a request, there are legal implications.

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    Recalibrating Career Services’ Understanding of and Approach to Helping Today’s Students

    Dr. Julia Overton-Healy of St. John Fisher College suggests career services offices need to recalibrate their understanding of who their students are and make changes to accommodate them.

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    Career Readiness Minor Prepares Grads to Enter Job Market as Standout Candidates

    Last fall, VCU began offering its Interdisciplinary Career Readiness Skills minor, an 18-credit pathway for students to develop today’s most highly sought-after job skills.

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    Relationships Between Workers and Hiring Organizations

    In today’s marketplace, college students may be offered a wide variety of employment opportunities. The following information should help career services professionals advise their students on the nature of these opportunities.

  124. The New Workplace: Approximately 40% of Positions Operate in a Hybrid Modality

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