The Career Education department is consistently reassessing how to better engage and encourage student’s career development. Clarifying the student’s strengths and aspirations while guiding them in the right direction. Supplementing their journey with mentors, meetings and networking events.
After interviews, coding and assessment of the findings, Susan is transcribing the individual career transition stories into master maps. “There are over 50 variables that guide the transition from TRU degree to meaningful career choices.” It is rarely an A to B scenario; it’s A to C to B, back to A or straight to Z.
The future of work requires a great deal of flexibility and versatility—and professional experiences, in addition to educational ventures promises a higher level of post-graduate success.
Students can learn about the art of networking, develop self-awareness, identify key skills, and accept feedback. Susan concludes, “in regards to professional development, TRU could be a world leader.”