People with degrees in agriculture, mining, teaching and medicine are in high demand, according to a new report by Georgetown University. There are lots of reasons to go to college, getting a job isn’t the only one. The Washington Post reported, February 23, 2015 that those with college degrees make about 75 percent more than those with a high school diploma.
The phrase “American made” has changed, according to NPR hosts Steve Inskeep and David Greene, and guest Adam Davidson of NPR’s Planet Money. Greene explains in the Future U.S Manufacturing Jobs Will Require More Brain Than Brawn podcast that the change is seen in the “demographics, the skills gap and also overseas competition for the jobs that were once a big part of this country’s economy.”
An in-depth look into online computer engineering degrees. No matter the program, students have a lot to consider prior to deciding on the right path. More »
“We spend one can of Coke on guidance counselors,” says Bill Symonds, Director of the Global Pathways Institute at Arizona State University. Symonds describes the lack of engagement that students have in the career exploration process in a Here & Now podcast co-hosted by Robin Young and Jeremy Hobson. More »