“The Ivory Tower image is real… schools have to pay more attention to careers and what employers want, such as tangible work experience”
- Anthony Carnevale
Director of the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce
Metrics That Matter
15% employment gap between students with professional experiences and students without
60+% of employers believe recent grads lack communication and “soft” skills
12+% unemployment rate for '20 grads, as of October, predictions for '21 only saw a .1% decrease
Increased automation eliminated most entry level positions, which increased responsibilities and expectations
Build Student Networks
Mentor meetings build close connections with industry leaders
Develop Students' Confidence
51% of new graduates believe more professional experiences are needed to prepare them for employment
Compliment Academic Learning
Internship experiences increase the average GPA by 8.5%
How It Works
Search and discover projects across disciplines that apply to your class' goals and needs.
Integrate real world topics into academic studies. Track student goals and results to complement their curriculum.
Track student project portfolios for mentorship and easy transitions from academics to industry. Connect with industry or public service organizations.