August 21, 2019 | By NACE Staff
TAGS: student attitudes, spotlight
Spotlight for Career Services Professionals
The term “gap year” refers to a student’s year-long absence from academia, taken between high school and college or between undergraduate university and graduate degree school. Many people picture the time spent hiking, traveling the world, and experiencing freedom from homework, tests, and deadlines.
However, what do that students call that period if they want to demonstrate a special transition period in education? That was the question career services and recruiting professionals pondered recently in the NACE Community.
Here are some of their comments and suggestions:
What would you call the period taken between different levels of study? Offer your ideas in the NACE Community.
Percent of staff time spent student-facing
Median number of FTE professional staff
Median number of students per professional staff member
Percent of budget spent on personnel costs
Percent of career centers with employer partnership programs
Percent of career center leaders with title “executive director”
2019-20 Career Services Benchmark Survey Report