New Resource: Employability in a Global Context

We’ve added a new resource over on our Resource page – make sure to check it out!

Employability in a Global Context: Evolving Policy and Practice in Employability, Work Integrated Learning, and Career Development Learning – transnational research report to answer the question “How is employability defined, driven and communicated by universities internationally?”

You can read more about this initiative at the developing Employability educator website.

Upcoming Workshop: Using Student-Led Focus Groups to Gather and Make Sense of Assessment Evidence

“Using Student-Led Focus Groups to Gather and Make Sense of Assessment Evidence”

A workshop sponsored by the Center of Inquiry and the Center for Teaching and Learning at Southern New Hampshire University

The workshop will help assessment leaders, institutional researchers, faculty, staff, and students create and implement student-led focus groups to address institutional assessment questions. This workshop is designed to: (1) Train students to conduct focus groups with their peers and get them ready to train additional students to support their work when they return to campus; and (2) Help institutional teams develop a plan for conducting student focus groups to gather and make sense of assessment evidence.

The workshop will be held at Southern New Hampshire University in Hooksett, New Hampshire on October 6-7, 2018.

Learn more HERE

Register HERE

National Symposium on College Internship Research – 9.28.18

The Center for Research on College-Workforce Transitions is hosting a National Symposium on College Internship Research.

Friday September 28th, 9:00am – 6:00pm
Pyle Center Vandeberg Auditorium, 121
UW-Madison Campus

The goals of the inaugural College Internship Symposium are as follows:

  • To convey and discuss the current state of empirical research on college internships.
  • To cultivate a community of scholars, practitioners, and policymakers involved in studying and implementing college internships in order to provide networking and collaborative opportunities.
  • To provide a venue for in-depth discussions regarding critical design, legal, and institutionalization issues related to college internships.
  • To catalyze changes in how colleges, universities, and employers design internships so that they are equitable and high-quality for all students.
  • To put student interests and welfare at the center of debates and policymaking regarding college internships.

Panels at the Symposium will also highlight the voices of students and employers who have recently been involved with internship programs, the value of translational or applied research to make empirical findings actionable and useable, and recommendations for future research, policy, and practice.

Read more and register HERE.