ERIC Number: EJ516424
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: 0
Are We Training Our Students for Real Jobs?
Brill, Arthur S.; Larson, Daniel J.
Academe, v81 n6 p36-38 Nov-Dec 1995
While doctoral degree remains standard degree of preference when hiring for industrial laboratories, trends in actual job requirements suggest doctoral degree may provide training that is too narrow, and a master's degree may be a more appropriate qualification. In physical sciences, faculty should work with industry leaders to shape curricula that prepare students better for business sector jobs. (Author/MSE)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
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