Career Guidance and Readiness

Among the many purposes of higher learning, students seek advanced degrees to prepare for and enjoy rewarding careers. Being ready for the job market depends on the skills, knowledge, and dispositions they develop in class, and students look to faculty as mentors for guidance.

This 25-module course in career guidance and readiness, developed with support from Strada Education Network and in collaboration with the Council of Independent Colleges, emphasizes teaching practices that provide course-embedded career guidance and the development of career-ready skills. Faculty also learn about and implement the approaches necessary for excellence in college instruction.

The course addresses all of the core competencies in ACUE’s Effective Practice Framework as well as career guidance and readiness competencies aligned with accepted standards such as those published by the National Association of Colleges and Employers. Faculty earn a Certificate in Effective College Instruction with a Concentration in Career Guidance and Readiness.

This course is an ideal way to expand the reach and impact of your career center and prepare more students for life after college.

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