When education is the only highlight on their résumé, graduating seniors stand little chance of attracting the attention of employers.
In the United States, 1.6 million students expected to earn a bachelor’s degree this year, according to the National Center for Education Statistics. Factor in the competition fostered by a global economy, and the number of new graduates vying for employment grows exponentially.
“If students don’t have the opportunity for internships or work experience, they will be at a deficit,” says Marv Russell, HR professional and author of Finding Your Internship: What Employers Want You to Know.
Research from the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) supports that view:
In this ebook, you will learn what innovative colleges, students, and employers are doing with their experiential practical learning to succeed in the 21st century.
Source: Kelly Outsourcing & Consulting Group