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    1. Engineering, Computer Science Command Highest Salaries for College Class of 2018

      January 16, 2018—Class of 2018 graduates earning engineering and computer science degrees are expected to command the highest starting salaries at the bachelor’s-degree level, according to results of a new survey from the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE).

    2. The Key Attributes Employers Seek on Students’ Resumes

      November 30, 2017—College students who are conducting their job search and want to impress employers with their resumes should emphasize their abilities to solve problems and work as part of a team, according to a new survey report from the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE).

    3. College Hiring to Increase by 4 Percent in Strengthening Market

      November 16, 2017—Employers plan to hire 4 percent more new graduates for their U.S. operations from the Class of 2018 than they did from the Class of 2017, according to a new report from the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE).

    4. What Do New College Grads Want Most in a Job?

      November 2, 2017—NACE’s Class of 2017 Student Survey Report asked members of the Class of 2017 to determine which among 18 aspects of a job or employer are most important. These students indicated that the opportunity to develop job-specific skills and the opportunity to develop applied skills—which are broader—are most important.

    5. Early Salaries for Class of 2017 a Mix of Bumps, Dips

      October 26, 2017—Early data for the Class of 2017 show that salaries for several majors gained ground from this point last year, while salaries for other majors dipped, according to a new report by the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE). At this early juncture, however, data are preliminary and limited.

    6. College Class of 2016: 81 Percent Employed or Pursuing Advanced Degree Within Six Months of Graduation

      October 19, 2017—Four-fifths of bachelor’s degree graduates from the Class of 2016 were employed or continuing their education within six months of graduation, according to a new report published by the NACE Center for Career Development and Talent Acquisition.

    7. The Impact of Internships on Outcomes for New College Graduates

      October 3, 2017—Grade point average (GPA) and the total number of internships a student completed as an undergraduate student are the major predictors of initial career outcomes, according to a new study funded by the NACE Center for Career Development and Talent Acquisition.

    8. NACE Calls for Continuation of DACA Until “Just, Permanent Solution” Is Found

      September 6, 2017—Glen Fowler, President of the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE), issued a position statement on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program on behalf of the association.

    9. The Five “Must Have” Competencies Employers Seek in Interns

      July 20, 2017—When employers are recruiting students for internships, there are five “must have” competencies they’re seeking, according to a new report from the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE).

    10. Despite Gains, Mean Wage for Interns Falls Short of 2010 Level

      July 11, 2017—Despite some recent growth following a post-recession dip, bachelor’s-level interns still earned less in 2017 than they did in 2010 when these salaries are adjusted for inflation, according to a new report from the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE).

    11. Employers Planning to Hire More Interns in 2017

      May 18, 2017—Employers anticipate hiring 3.4 percent more interns in 2017 than they did in 2016, according to a new report from the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE).

    12. Employers Expect Five Percent Increase in College Hiring for Class of 2017

      April 20, 2017—Employers expect to hire 5 percent more new college graduates from the Class of 2017 than they hired from the Class of 2016, according to a new report from the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE).

    13. Major, Leadership Deciding Factors Between Equal Candidates

      March 30, 2017—When deciding between two candidates who are equally qualified for a position, employers over the past five years have valued the candidates’ majors and leadership experience above all other attributes, according to results of an annual survey conducted by the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE).

    14. First-Generation Students Land Fewer Jobs Before Graduation Than Peers

      March 2, 2017—First-generation college students are less likely to graduate with a job in hand than are their non-first-generation peers, according to a new report from the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE).

    15. Employers Seek Teamwork, Problem-Solving Skills on Resumes

      February 16, 2017—Employers considering new college graduates for job openings are looking for strong team players who can solve problems and possess strong communication skills, according to results of a survey conducted by the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE).

    16. The Projected Top-Paid Class of 2017 Master’s Degree Graduates

      February 7, 2017—Computer science and engineering are projected to be the highest-paid master’s degree graduates from the Class of 2017, according to a new report by the National Association of Colleges and Employers

    17. NACE Issues Position Statement Opposing Executive Order

      February 1, 2017—NACE issued a position statement on President Trump’s executive order “Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States.”

    18. NACE Foundation Study: Impact of Unpaid Internships

      January 31, 2017—A study from the NACE Foundation looks at positive and negative impacts of unpaid internships compared to paid internships.

    19. STEM Graduates Expected to Be Top Paid in Class of 2017

      January 24, 2017—When it comes to the top projected starting salaries for Class of 2017 graduates, the STEM disciplines still rule, according to a new report from the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE).