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This article provides highlights from the authors’ study, “The Impact of Unpaid Internships on the Career Success of Liberal Arts Graduates.”
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Free downloads from the NACE Center: These studies examine how internships impact the development and initial career outcomes of college graduates.
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GPA and the total number of internships a student completed as an undergraduate student are the major predictors of initial career outcomes.
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Funded by the NACE Center, this study examines how internships impact the development and initial career outcomes of liberal arts graduates.
Liberal arts/general studies majors are projected to be the top-paid Class of 2017 humanities graduates at the bachelor’s-degree level this year.
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While the liberal arts equip students with many of the skills employers seek in new hires, these graduates often have trouble articulating how their skills and experiences will transfer to the workplace.
Liberal arts graduates are valuable to tech companies because they are curious and solve problems using a multi-disciplinary approach, says Alice Harra of Reed College. Harra makes recommendations for tech companies to connect with and effectively recruit liberal arts students.
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Liberal arts students can thrive in tech careers because of the strength of a liberal arts education and the profile of students who are drawn to it, says Alice Harra of Reed College. She provides several tips for career services offices to make the connection between liberal arts students and tech companies.
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Richard Detweiler often hears a disconnect between identified organizational needs and candidate selection. Research he conducted makes a direct link between the undergraduate liberal arts experience and success in career and life that can benefit organizations looking for leaders.
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Recent research by Richard Detweiler—president of the Great Lakes Colleges Association and founder of the Global Liberal Arts Alliance—makes a direct link between the undergraduate liberal arts experience and success in career and life.