ERIC Number: ED238370
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1984-Feb
Reference Count: N/A
Liberal Learning and Careers Update.
Brown, Peggy, Ed.
Forum for Liberal Education, v6 n3 Jan-Feb 1984
Ways that colleges can supplement a liberal arts program with courses, internships, and advice to bridge the gap between education and work are addressed in an essay and descriptions of college programs. David R. Hiley discusses dilemmas faced by students and the need for faculty to consider career advising as part of their responsibility in the essay, "Balancing Liberal Learning and Career Development." The following activities and programs of colleges are also described: the practical liberal arts at Bradford College, courses designed with the assistance of business executives at the University of Maryland, assessing career possibilities through internships at Kalamazoo College, placement office services for the liberal arts major at Indiana University, and networking with alumni at Skidmore College. Additional programs and focal areas include: department career advisers at Carleton College, business ethics at Furman University, department-written career advice at Gustavus Adolphus College, techniques for applying history at Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government, and introducing faculty to the business world at Saint Olaf College. (SW)
Descriptors: Alumni, Career Counseling, College Faculty, College Programs, College Role, College Students, Education Work Relationship, Experiential Learning, Faculty Advisers, Higher Education, Internship Programs, Job Placement, Liberal Arts, Program Descriptions, School Business Relationship, Social Networks
Association of American Colleges, 1818 R Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20009.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Association of American Colleges, Washington, DC.