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  • Career Readiness Resources

    In 2015, NACE launched its Career Readiness Initiative and provided a definition for career readiness and its seven associated competencies. In January 2017, an eighth competency—global/intercultural fluency—was added.

    The career readiness resources offered here are designed to support your efforts in integrating career readiness into your programs and services.

    Using the Resources

    There are four types of resources provided:


    The sample materials and measurements have been shared by members: If you use or adapt the samples for your efforts, the material should be attributed to the member source. (See a current list of contributors.)

    Thank you to the 2014-15 Career Readiness Competencies Model Team, for its work in identifying and defining the competencies, and to the 2015-16 Career Readiness Toolkit Tiger Team, for its efforts to source materials and best practices to support career readiness efforts.

    Share Your Resources

    In FY17, NACE will host roundtables focused on career readiness, conduct related research, and seek out other associations and organizations that are addressing this issue. These efforts will help to build the career readiness resources.

    You can also contribute to the resources by sharing your experiences and any materials you develop that support career readiness with the NACE community.

    Share Your Resources