6 Strategies to Prepare Students for Meaningful Careers

Excerpt below; full story published in The Chronicle of Higher Education (subscription required).

Hendrix College, in Arkansas, just created a free three-day Career Term that sophomores can attend during winter break, when the dorms are otherwise empty and the facilities unused. Participants take self-­assessments, learn interview skills and email etiquette, and practice dressing professionally. Hendrix plans to make the course a requirement for all sophomores in 2020.

"The dorms are just sitting there. The RAs are cheap, and a lot of the alumni are local," says Hendrix’s president, Bill Tsutsui. "This is a five-digit program, not a six."