Topic: Work-Readiness Practices
Students cite enhanced employability as a primary reason for attending college, but faculty rarely see themselves as preparing students for jobs. This tension can be addressed with a careers course offered as part of the regular curriculum for majors. This session will explore the potential benefits of such a course.
As high-impact practices such as internships proliferate throughout higher education, how do we effectively assess the outcomes of these experiences? This session will provide an overview of Menlo College’s academic internship program and a discussion about how student learning outcomes are assessed both in and out of the classroom.