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William E. Donald; Helen P. N. Hughes – Industry and Higher Education, 2024
Universities worldwide are tasked with producing employable graduates capable of operating in evolving, complex, and global labour markets. Research into the effectiveness of year-in-industry placements to facilitate such objectives often portrays the dominant actors as students, employers, managers, and (de)centralised placement teams. Framing…
Descriptors: College Curriculum, Curriculum Design, Employment Potential, Student Placement
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Joanna R. Jackson; Willis Lewis Jr.; Nir Menachemi – Journal of International Education in Business, 2024
Purpose: This paper aims to present demographic characteristics and postgraduate employment trends of business doctoral graduates, especially the proportion that are underrepresented minorities (URMs) over time. Design/methodology/approach: The authors analyze the near census of individuals receiving doctoral degrees in a wide range of business…
Descriptors: Doctoral Programs, Business Education, Minority Group Students, Employment Patterns
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Jelena Popov – Vocations and Learning, 2024
The rise of internships as a form of work experience that students pursue during their degree or after graduation has been accompanied by an upsurge of discussions, critical and favourable, on the role of internships for interns' employment opportunities. There is a need, however, to understand the learning that goes in internship as for many…
Descriptors: Internship Programs, Employment Opportunities, Accreditation (Institutions), Vocational Education
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Matthews, Helen; Macaulay, Robbie – Perspectives: Policy and Practice in Higher Education, 2023
This article explains how UCL used micro-secondments to enable central registry and departmental staff to work together in the context of an on-going project to improve the student system, specifically to improve the processing of assessment results and calculation of progression and award outcomes and to improve module selection processes. This…
Descriptors: Educational Improvement, Job Placement, Professional Development, Foreign Countries
Patricia A. Roberts – ProQuest LLC, 2023
The purpose of this study was about how nonprofit organizations can provide effective career development programs for the vulnerable and underserved people, resulting in employment and assisting them with being self-sufficient in Houston, Texas, as well as the surrounding geographical region. The study was based on qualitative research data…
Descriptors: Nonprofit Organizations, Career Development, Disadvantaged, Employment Programs
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Cristina Lavía; Beatriz Otero; Mikel Olazaran; Eneka Albizu – International Journal of Training and Development, 2024
This paper seeks to contribute to the knowledge of the relationship established between firms and vocational education and training (VET) schools around work placements in companies (both standard and extended, so-called 'dual', models) in Spain. An ad hoc survey of 332 small and medium enterprises (SMEs) from two industrial regions was conducted…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, School Business Relationship, Job Placement, Work Experience Programs
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Delis, A.; Jones, C. – Studies in Higher Education, 2023
This study investigates whether the completion of an optional 'sandwich' work placement enhances graduate starting salaries. We use a variety of multivariate regression techniques to investigate this issue and find that the graduate starting salaries of students who took professional work placements were significantly higher by £1686 ($2105)…
Descriptors: Job Placement, College Graduates, Salaries, Salary Wage Differentials
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Elisa Vigna; Andrea Meek; Stephen Beyer – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2024
Background: Paid employment represents a challenge for people with an intellectual disability and/or autism. This paper analyses the quality of jobs offered by the Engage to Change project and their relationship to the 'typicalness' of the employment offered. Method: Data on the quality of 384 paid jobs were collected, including hours worked and…
Descriptors: Supported Employment, Coaching (Performance), Work Environment, Gender Differences
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Jones, Chris; Wang, Yuan – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2023
To be competitive, universities across the world are embedding an international perspective into every layer of an institution's operational structure. For higher education (HE) providers that offer sandwich degrees (4-year undergraduate courses with a compulsory placement after the second year), this allows students to choose a range of options.…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, Student Placement, Job Placement, Labor Market
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Brotherton, Michelle; Stancliffe, Roger J.; O'Loughlin, Kate; Wilson, Nathan J. – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2023
Background: We evaluated a transition to retirement intervention that adapted strategies used to support employment of people with intellectual disability in mainstream workplaces. The intervention facilitated their independent participation in mainstream community groups and volunteering. Methods: We randomised 29 older Australians who…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Adults, Intellectual Disability, Employment
LeeAnn Miller – ProQuest LLC, 2023
There is a shortage of sales education programs that develop sales-trained graduates with the business skills required to succeed in the sales profession today. More than 50% of U.S. college graduates will work in sales (Sales Education Foundation, 2023c), yet fewer than 4% of more than 4,800 U.S. institutions offer sales programs at the…
Descriptors: Job Placement, Sales Occupations, Business Education, Graduate Students
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Mogaji, Emmanuel; Nguyen, Nguyen P. – Industry and Higher Education, 2022
Work placement learning enhances self-efficacy and work readiness for students. However, students with disabilities often have a different experience with regard to work placements. With a growing number of people with disabilities in universities, it is essential to provide students who have disabilities with an inclusive learning and working…
Descriptors: Job Placement, Student Experience, Students with Disabilities, Internship Programs
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Ogba, Francisca Ngozi; Okolie, Ugochukwu Chinonso; Udu, David Agwu; Idike, Ifeanyi Matthew – Industry and Higher Education, 2022
This study focuses on identifying the most effective instructional methods of work placement learning (WPL) delivery that industry-based instructors can adopt to enhance students' learning experiences. Employing interview and focus group methods, the authors learned from 39 participants, including 21 higher education students who had undertaken…
Descriptors: Job Placement, Teaching Methods, Learning Experience, College Students
Debra H. Jones – ProQuest LLC, 2023
This study examined Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) participants' perceptions of integrating digital literacy training with the TANF job readiness program to bridge the gap between TANF and earning higher wages to provide for their families without government assistance. A combination of qualitative content analysis and focus group…
Descriptors: Family Programs, Federal Programs, Welfare Services, Digital Literacy
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Guleria, Pratiyush; Sood, Manu – Education and Information Technologies, 2023
Machine Learning concept learns from experiences, inferences and conceives complex queries. Machine learning techniques can be used to develop the educational framework which understands the inputs from students, parents and with intelligence generates the result. The framework integrates the features of Machine Learning (ML), Explainable AI (XAI)…
Descriptors: Artificial Intelligence, Career Counseling, Data Analysis, Employment Potential
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