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    1. Internship Hiring and Wages Both Up in 2018

      June 1, 2018—Hiring and wages for internships are both expected to increase this year, according to a new report from the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE).

    2. College Hiring for Class of 2018 Expected to Drop 1.3 Percent

      April 19, 2018—The hiring projection for college graduates has dropped as employers now plan to hire 1.3 percent fewer graduates from the Class of 2018 for U.S. positions than they did from the Class of 2017, according to a new report released by the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE).

    3. Employers Prefer Their New College Hires to Have Work Experience

      March 29, 2018—When it comes to the qualities that employers seek in their new college hires, work experience is among the most valued, according to results of an annual survey conducted by the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE).

    4. Analysis of National Data Disputes Perception of “Skills Gap”

      March 14, 2018—While the prevalent national narrative is that there is a troubling skills gap among college-educated workers in the U.S. labor market that is impeding the growth of businesses, analysis conducted by the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) refutes that any skills gap is as pervasive as it is cast to be.

    5. Type of Internship Experience Affects Job Offer Rates, Salary

      March 1, 2018—Internships provide college students with valuable real-world work experience, and can lead to increased job-offer rates and higher starting salaries, according to results of a survey conducted by the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE).

    6. Employers, Students Differ in Perception of Graduates’ “Career Readiness”

      February 22, 2018—How ready are new college graduates to make a successful transition into the workplace? Students entering the job market and potential employers have very different perceptions about the “career readiness” of new college graduates, according to research by the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE).

    7. Trend Is Toward Paid Internships

      February 15, 2018—College students taking part in internships are increasingly getting paid for their efforts, according to a report from the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE).

    8. 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).

    9. 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).

    10. 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).

    11. 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.

    12. 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.

    13. 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.

    14. 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.

    15. 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.

    16. 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).

    17. 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).