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Supporting the Entrepreneurial Goals of College Students With Disabilities

Higher ed institutions can work more effectively and closely with disabled students who have entrepreneurial goals, writes Diego Mariscal, who founded a nonprofit start-up accelerator for business owners with disabilities while still in school. He recommends three actions to help.

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Program Innovation: Career Exploration and Planning in First-Year Seminars

Bunker Hill Community College in Boston redesigned its introductory and first-year seminar courses to incorporate career exploration and skill identification among students, raising confidence among learners.

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Positive Partnership: Creating a Nuclear Engineering Talent Pipeline

Tennessee Tech University established a partnership with a local environmental cleanup organization focused on career-readiness for engineering students to work in eastern Tennessee.

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How a Long-Standing Trustee Mentor Program Is Supporting Students

Worcester Polytechnic Institute offers junior and senior student leaders the opportunity to be formally mentored by members of the Board of Trustees, providing networking and professional development opportunities.

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Student-Led Group Prepares Peers for Investment Banking Internships

A Babson College alumnus developed a peer-led program aimed at preparing sophomores with needed technical and soft skill development to break into the field.

A Scripps College alumna teaches a small class, with a projector screen stating that the lesson is about the three types of budgeting.

Program Innovation: Alums and Career Services Delivering Financial Literacy Lessons

Women at Scripps College learn the fundamentals of financial literacy from alumnae, plus participate in a salary negotiation workshop led by career services staff—building confidence while providing perspective on what to expect.

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Program Innovation: Accessible, Paid Experiential Learning With Local Businesses

The University of Texas at San Antonio’s experiential learning program partners students from various majors with local businesses to help find solutions to real-world issues.

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Scaling Up: Increasing Apprenticeship Programs

The City University of New York will add 12 apprenticeship programs to its associate degree programs starting this fall. The additional offerings will support hundreds of students across 10 CUNY colleges.