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For a complete listing of Career Events happening during the upcoming Fall 2018 semester, visit Career Events Fall 2018.

 


In the News

10 Best Jobs for 2018

10 Best Jobs for 2018

-Health care professions take the lead


Your College Major Isn't Your Destiny

Your College Major Isn't Your Destiny

-Even with a STEM degree


4 things great places to work have in common

4 things great places to work have in common

- It's not necessarily those flashy benefits associated with tech start-ups, but there are a few common trends the top organizations do to engage their employees, according to a recent survey by Inc. Magazine.


Best of Both Worlds: Why more students are combining business with liberal arts

Best of Both worlds: Why more students are combining business with liberal arts

- Skeptics of the business world, it's time to stop giving liberal arts students such a hard time because actually, business and the liberal arts are far more intertwined than the average professional might have you think. 


CEO to Skeptics: Liberal Arts Grads Make the Best Tech Hires

CEO to Skeptics: Liberal Arts Grads Make the Best Tech Hires

- A founder admits he was wrong: humanities grads have way more value than he once thought


Hedge Fund Manager Reveals Why He Loves Hiring Liberal Arts Majors

Hedge Fund Manager Reveals Why He Loves Hiring Liberal Arts Majors (PDF)

- Students of history and literature are more trained to understand the existence of multiple perspectives and to engage with them, and so can often more accurately understand the human dynamics that drive stock market flows. 


Why America's Business Majors Are in Desperate Need of a Liberal-Arts Education

Why America's Business Majors Are in Desperate Need of a Liberal-Arts Education

- Their degrees may help them secure entry-level jobs, but to advance in their careers, they'll need much more than technical skills. 


Life Science Ranks Among Top 9 College Majors to Get a Job

"Life Science Ranks Among Top 9 College Majors to Get a Job "

- If you’re a soon-to-graduate college student worrying about more than just wrapping up classes and acing your finals, you’re not alone.


4 Things New Life Science Graduates Need to Know to Land that First Job

4 Things New Life Science Graduates Need to Know to Land that First Job

- According to Michigan State University's Recruiting Trends Report, U.S. employers are planning a 15 percent increase in new graduate hiring across all degree levels.


Employers Identify Four “Must Have” Career Readiness Competencies for College Graduates

Employers Identify Four “Must Have” Career Readiness Competencies for College Graduates

- When asked to rate the career readiness competencies of college graduates in terms of “essential need,” employers view four as vital, according to results of NACE’s Job Outlook 2016 Spring Update.


Will You Sprint, Stroll or Stumble Into a Career?

Will You Sprint, Stroll or Stumble Into a Career?

- For today's emerging adults, a college degree is essential, but it's not the only factor separating the successful from the drifters.


Net Return On Philosophy Major Is Comparable To That Of Engineering Major

View the news article at Dailynous.

A new study published by the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), “The Costs and Net Returns to College Major,” finds that offering a philosophy major may be as good an investment of educational dollars as offering engineering and health majors.