COU releases report on university career centres

October 29, 2012

Yesterday the Council of Ontario Universities released a report showcasing the breadth of service and innovation in career services at provincial universities that help to prepare students for their future. The report includes examples of how career centres engage in personal development and skill set identification, provide hands-on experience, distribute information to and connect with students, serve a diverse campus community, prepare students for further studies, offer support to alumni, and collaborate with faculty. The report notes that career centre directors regularly share best practices to ensure that career services bring to bear the latest research and technology. A working group of career centre directors from Trent, uToronto, uWaterloo, uWindsor, and Western U developed a practitioner guide that is a culmination of the group's research and analysis of approaches for evaluating career development services. COU News Release | Report