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Grads in Canada - The expectation gap

Too many young people flounder around the margins of their chosen field, bouncing from unpaid internship to short term contract to coffee shop job. Youth… 192 more words

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Career Talk - Dr. Greg Hempen - October 16, 2014

Geoscience Careers

A Discussion with Free Pizza

Thursday October 16th
12:30 to 1:20, JHN 127

The AEG/GSA Distinguished Jahn’s Lecturer, Dr. Greg Hempen, PE, RG will be here to discuss your questions about: 113 more words

Undergrads

Ask Derin! has Launched.

October 2,  2014

Ask Derin! has officially launched.  Ask Derin is a service for recent high school and college graduates about how to navigate life.  A lot of young adults don’t have parents that they feel comfortable talking to about life.  38 more words

EarthScope Geochronology Graduate Student Award Program

The EarthScope Geochronology Graduate Student Award Program is a new initiative designed to promote interdisciplinary and innovative science by fostering new relationships between graduate students, scientists, and labs at different institutions, while simultaneously equipping the next generation of Earth scientists with an understanding of modern geochronology tools that are profoundly important for conducting modern geoscience research. 375 more words

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UK - Employment prospects for 2012/13 first degree graduates has dramatically improved

Employment prospects for 2012/13 first degree graduates dramatically improved compared to 2011/12 graduates. The proportion of graduates working in professional and managerial jobs in the UK had increased and the unemployment rate decreased from 8.5% to 7.3%. 97 more words

Employment

The Grad Job Market in UK - Not fully recovered despite drop in unemployment

The recent annual Destination of Leavers of Higher Education survey confirmed that graduates who left university last summer entered a rather better jobs market than their peers from the year before. 301 more words

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Credential Inflation - An increasing number of job seekers face being shut out of middle-skill, middle-class occupations by employers’ rising demand for a bachelor’s degree

An increasing number of job seekers face being shut out of middle-skill, middle-class occupations by employers’ rising demand for a bachelor’s degree. This credential inflation, or “upcredentialing” is affecting a wide range of jobs from executive assistants to construction supervisors and has serious implications both for workers not seeking a college degree and for employers struggling to fill jobs. 775 more words

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