All posts by Claire Jacobson

Claire E. Jacobson, PhD. is the Vice President of Campus Strategy at Student Opportunity Center. SOC provides campuses with solutions to centralize experiential learning opportunities; structures to embed experiential education in the curriculum; tools to connect students with opportunities; and the data infrastructure to analyze disaggregated participation and learning outcomes data.

Bridging the Gap Between Curriculum and Career

Students don’t graduate for many reasons, but one critical reason, within an institution’s power to change, is that students don’t see a connection between their studies and a possible career. Way too often higher education relegates career preparation to select majors, separate classes, and special offices on campus. But breaking down these barriers helps all students succeed.

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