Are college students ready for the real world?

  1. Listen Do colleges adequately prepare students for the job market?

    Kerri Miller and guests on Midmorning

In case you missed it this morning, Kerri Miller talked jobs and college students on her Midmorning program.

Here’s the intro:

As unemployment remains high, there is also a mismatch between the skills of many workers and unemployed and available jobs. How well are colleges preparing students for today’s job market? Has the recession changed the learning focus?

Guests

  • Anthony Carnevale: Director of Georgetown University’s Center on Education and the Workforce and former Chairman of the National Commission on Employment Policy.
  • Larry Litecky: Interim vice chancellor for academic and student affairs at the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities.
  • Steven Rothberg: President and Founder of CollegeRecruiter.com.

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