Supporting the Transition from School to Work

Theme 3: It’s Not Just About Skills: Models for Private Sector Collaboration

Session 2

Title: Supporting the Transition from School to Work

Date & Time: Tuesday, November 3, 2015. 3:15pm – 4:30pm

Summary: This session highlighted some of the most promising practices for students to finance higher education in the United States and elsewhere and ease the transition from school to work. Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU) pulled together a panel of US and foreign universities to talk about initial successes and the challenges of implementing new ways of supporting their graduates at the start of their careers

Facilitator: Anne-Claire Hervy, APLU

Presenters: Samantha Alvis, APLU; Michael Tanner, APLU; John Shumaker, ASU; Louis Soares, American Council on Education; Rebecca Ward, IREX

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  • Joanna Taylor
    commented 2017-02-24 08:42:40 -0500
    When you go out on the first day of your first work, always wondering what you expect and a little scary. But in order to find a good job should be well written resume. So pay attention to <a href=“”“>”>resources that can help</a>. After the summary is the first thing the employer sees.
  • Carine Lewis
    commented 2016-10-05 16:09:46 -0400
    A start of a career is a very exciting thing. When you just choose a place to study you must know your perspectives. I would recommend students to start working already when they are in college/university. There are many internship opportunities for students and they give a very good chance to get a job experience. Also it’s important to have a good resume, so pay attention to Resume is just like a professional passport for your potential employer so make sure you have a good one.