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Report: Young Adults From Low-Income Families Lack Career Role Models

New research from Gallup and Amazon found mentorship positively impacted young adults in their career outcomes, but professionals from low-income backgrounds were less likely to have those figures in their lives. The report offers three recommendations for potential role models.

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Positive Partnership: West Virginia Colleges Partner to Keep Recent Grads In-State

A new program created by West Virginia and Marshall Universities aims to support recent graduates in establishing remote work opportunities within the state.

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Campus Engagement Tip: Make Career Services Visible to Students Early

To engage younger students in career conversations earlier, the Binghamton University career center launched an engagement strategy, increasing outreach and conversations with first- and second-year students.

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A New Campaign to End Unpaid Internships

Research by NACE shows that paid internships benefit graduates far more than unpaid ones. Now the organization is pushing for legislation to ban the latter.

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Connecting On-Campus Work to Life Skills

To further connections between curricular and experiential learning, the University of Iowa created a program to hold regular conversations between student employees and their on-campus supervisors, deepening their on-the-job learning and relationships on campus.

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Measuring Higher Ed’s Benefits Beyond Earnings

A new report from Lumina Foundation and Gallup reveals a host of positive outcomes associated with going to college. Researchers hope they will lead to a new perception of higher ed’s “worth.”

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Southern New Hampshire Shuttering Kenzie Academy Boot Camp

Only two years after acquiring the coding trainer, the university cited the rise of AI and increased competition as reasons for the shutdown.

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Success Program Launch: Free College for In-Demand Workforce

Starting this fall, Colorado community and technical colleges will cover student tuition, fees and course materials costs for seven professional certifications or degrees.