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October 10, 2023

Understanding the Impact of Work-Based Learning

Ithaka S+R to Evaluate a 25-Institution Pilot Program with the Council of Independent Colleges

Colleges and universities are under increasing pressure to better prepare students for the world of work and integrate career preparation into their degree programs. There are many avenues to pursue in these efforts, including enhancing career services offices, revising general education curricula, and coordinating academic offerings with local workforce needs. One particularly promising approach is offering more experiential learning opportunities, like study abroad, service-learning, and undergraduate research. These experiences allow students to apply what they…