Connecting undergraduate science education with the needs of today’s graduates

@inproceedings{Callier2014ConnectingUS,
  title={Connecting undergraduate science education with the needs of today’s graduates},
  author={Viviane Callier and Richard H. Singiser and Nathan L Vanderford and Marie-Claire Shanahan and Laurence B. Lurio and Genevieve S Newton},
  booktitle={F1000Research},
  year={2014}
}
Undergraduate science programs are not providing graduates with the knowledgebase and skills they need to be successful on today's job market. Curricular changes relevant to today's marketplace and more opportunities for internships and work experience during students' secondary education would facilitate a smoother transition to the working world and help employers find graduates that possess both the hard and soft skills needed in the workplace. In this article, we discuss these issues and… CONTINUE READING
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