With a rapidly changing, often unpredictable workplace, employers find value in the core skills that make up a liberal arts education, such as critical thinking, problem solving and analysis.
Archive for September, 2019
Cornelia Li (September 20, 2019). New York Times.
Although STEM majors may have a faster trajectory to higher paying jobs straight out of college, liberal arts majors catch up, due in large part to the transferability of “soft skills” like critical thinking and problem solving.
How Colleges Help Students Gear Up for Jobs, a recent article in the US News and World Report, highlighted Connections, the innovative career development program at Connecticut College.
In this podcase, How to Get a Job After College, Mark Peltz of Grinnell’s Center for Careers, Life and Service shares his thoughts on how best to prepare, during college, for what you might want to do after.