Career Centers Stretch to Fill New Roles

College Career Centers Stretch to Take on New Roles 1

Matt Roth for The Chronicle

At Franklin & Marshall College, career services has moved from a “transactional” model to a developmental one, an administrator says.

Franklin & Marshall College kept hearing the same thing from parents and trustees. Could the college do something more to prepare students for their careers?

Students, meanwhile, weren't even taking advantage of the help Franklin & Marshall already offered. Only about 20 percent of them used the college's career services, and those who did were usually juniors and seniors.

Career services was due for an overhaul.

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