Help your students connect your course objectives to their future careers!
- Use LinkedIn to connect with students professionally. Help them begin to build professional connections by sharing your professional community with them. Students can also use the LinkedIn Alumni Tool to find out where UA alumni in their major or fields of interest are working.
- Clearly, state the knowledge and skills that students are developing through course activities – especially major projects. Use your experiences to help them see how these skills might look in real-world settings.
- Make sure to highlight the “soft skills” that your assignments help students develop and hone. Consider linking to or including explicit connections to the Career Readiness competencies from the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE).
- Provide links to the support provided by the University of Arkansas Career Development Center and the many helpful resources they provide, such as Handshake and the Career Track Razorbacks.