The DePaul University Career Center launched a job shadow program in 2014 to provide its students with a glimpse into the professional world and give employers an additional way to connect with students.
The career center at Ball State University has developed an early intervention program that measures students’ career clarity during freshman orientation and takes subsequent steps to help those in need of assistance find a major and choose a career.
At Concordia University, Nebraska, a request by a coach for the director of career development to speak with a top recruit led to the career development office being a destination for all prospective students during campus visits.
One successful approach the University of Southern California takes for engaging alumni in career services is grouping its alumni by their years since graduating and customizing programming for each of these generational groups.
In recent years, there has been an increase in the number of college and university students disclosing a diagnosis of Asperger's syndrome. Several assumptions have been made as to why there is an increase, most of which revolve around greater access to resources, improved diagnostics, and an overall higher prevalence of Asperger's in the general population.
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