Microinterns? In one state, employers are slowly testing the idea
When Kansas became the first state to launch a microinternship program two years ago, students showed up, but fewer companies did. Now, the state is hoping to change that with a new grant program for employers and community colleges.
April 26, 2023
College grads with work-based learning more likely to land jobs—but see mixed results on earnings
A new study of work-based learning by CCRC finds promising outcomes for four-year grads, but less clear-cut ones for two-year grads.
February 22, 2023
To address workforce shortages, Colorado lawmakers look to expand student work opportunities
Lawmakers propose to spend $6.1 million over the next two years on the pilot program.
March 18, 2022
Career development partnerships with HBCUs on the rise
Career and workforce development programs at HBCUs are cropping up across the nation, as more organizations seek to invest in Black students and workers amid a national reckoning on race.
October 20, 2021
ASU goes big with work-based learning ‘marketplace’
The 'mega-university' makes a similar-sized push into work-based learning. It's a national test case for whether work can be integrated into the curriculum at scale.
August 11, 2021
How the pandemic is challenging college career centers
A UTEP graduate got help from the school’s career center but says he struggled to get interviews until he paid $200 to a resume service. A national expert says university career services need an overhaul.
May 4, 2021