Use online interactive tools to visualize the path from majors to careers.
There is a common narrative that going to a liberal arts college leads to a worthless degree because grads can’t get jobs, but that couldn’t be further from the truth. The reality is that career options are almost limitless. Here are two interactive tools that help visualize this:
Learn how many nursing bachelor’s and master’s degrees are awarded by Minnesota private colleges.
Our colleges awarded 30 percent of all bachelor’s degrees in Minnesota during the 2016-17 academic year. When just looking at nursing degrees, that number is much higher — with our colleges awarding 44 percent of all nursing bachelor’s degrees in Minnesota. What’s more, they also awarded 48 percent of all nursing master’s degrees too.
Learn about new majors in electrical engineering, product design and public health at three of our colleges.
At first glance, it may appear that electrical engineering, product design and public health have little in common. But the new majors at Bethel University, Minneapolis College of Art and Design and Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota are all designed to spark innovation. These are just a few of the new majors that became available this year at Minnesota Private Colleges.
Learn about online interactive tools that help students visualize the career paths.
Sometimes it can be hard to visual the career path for liberal arts college grads because the options are almost limitless. Carleton College has created a unique tool that looks at the majors and careers of their graduates to help their students along this path of discovery.
Discover how one college uses an interactive tool to provide career counseling to undergrads by looking at their alum’s college majors and career trajectories.
College is the time many people start figuring out what they want to do for a career. This time of discovery can be exciting — and daunting. Do we really know what we want to do for the rest of our lives at 19?
Read excerpts on alumni entrepreneurs who have embraced the foodie culture and tapped into the craft brewing movement.
Whether you’re looking for some great eats or a cool one to wet your whistle, enterprising alumni at our colleges may have something to fit the bill. And what a palatable endeavor it is to feature some of them now that summer is upon us.
Read insightful advice to help ease the stress of transitioning into the workplace or grad school.
As the end of the semester approaches, many students feel as if their lives have transformed into a whirlwind of due dates, last minute assignments, and of course, finals. For graduating seniors, however, this stress is often compounded by their impending transition into the professional world.
Read story excerpts about six recent alums who found career paths that complemented their talents.
Everyone has at least one talent — whether they know it or not. Sometimes it emerges over time on its own while with others it needs to be coaxed out. Wherever a talent falls on that spectrum, college experiences have the power to help students nurture and hone their passions. This month we’re happy to share the stories of several alums whose talents have already taken them far afield.