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Coronavirus: Support & Resources

March 23, 2020 7:19 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

In response to the coronavirus, CEIA brings important information and resources to its members. We hope this page will serve as a central source of support and information. For the latest information and updates please visit: https://www.ceiainc.org/coronavirus/


Professional Goal Setting: Create work goals like a boss!

February 17, 2020 5:35 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Professional Goal Setting: Create work goals like a boss! Erin Glaser Career Coach | Professional Development & Training | Instructional Specialist- Leadership, Team, DISC Let’s talk about goal setting! Your professional life can provide you with great insight and can help mold your career goals. Taking just a bit of time to reflect on the experience... Read More »


Expectation Management at Work–What’s that old saying about assumptions?

January 14, 2020 8:41 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Erin Glaser Career Coach | Professional Development & Training | Instructional Specialist – Leadership, Team, DISC Expectation management is the name of the game when it comes to any successful relationship. In both our professional and personal lives almost all conflict can be traced back to poor expectation management. Either you expected something and didn’t... Read More »


Unpacking Best Practices

July 24, 2019 4:30 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

By Ned Khatrichettri *orignially published in NACE. “Best practice” is a common phrase in higher education institutions; yet it is rarely analyzed, and thus its meanings are often subjective. It is presumably a standard of performance to which administrators are expected to adhere, but its parameters are often left unstated. This is particularly significant because... Read More »


A 6:00AM Student Meeting?! What’s Wrong With You?!

October 31, 2018 9:26 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

By: Zach Osborne, Menlo College I, like most of us, have long struggled with how to convince, entice, cajole, and/or compel students to attend programming, both required and optional. I’ve heard over and over the mantra ‘meet them where they are’, and I recently stumbled on something in this vein that I would never have... Read More »


Elevate Experiential & Work-Integrated Learning; Submit a #CEIA2019 Proposal

October 22, 2018 2:34 pm Published by 2 Comments

By: Andrew Harper, St. Edward’s University As chair of the Programs Committee for the 2019 Conference, I want to encourage all of you, our community of educators, employers, practitioners, researchers and scholars, to submit a session proposal this Friday! Many of you may be contemplating what you could contribute through a session at the upcoming... Read More »


Professional Badging Programs on The Rise!

September 15, 2018 10:07 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

 By: Sarah Burrows, Ed.D., Providence College Many colleges and Universities are launching professional Badging programs and Gen-Z students love it! The program structures vary according to what area of a college the program manages it- but some common features include: Based on NACE Career Readiness competencies Earned Badges are posted to LinkedIn or Handshake profiles... Read More »


The Power of Diversity: Nudging Partners to Hire Outside the Box

September 7, 2018 10:07 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

By: Ross Johnston, Executive Director of Co-operative Education, University of Waterloo “I couldn’t even imagine looking at someone who hasn’t done a co-op term.” That’s what one employer mentioned as key criteria in hiring talent fresh out of university. He went on to say that that co-op enables students from different background to develop a broad... Read More »


“But I’ve never REALLY worked before”: Considering Transferable Skills

August 6, 2018 4:35 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

By: RACHEL CALLAHAN, M.ED. In every resume-writing class and workshop, one of the top things discussed is transferable skills. Everything you’ve done before – working, volunteering, playing in the school band – has given you something beyond the very concrete skills you utilized while participating in the day-to-day operations. However for first-time resume writers, this... Read More »


Integrating Ethics Into the Internship Curriculum

September 20, 2017 1:25 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

By: MEGHAN STIDD, PH.D.    It was a conversation that I had been anxiously anticipating. A few days prior, a student sent me an obscure message stating that she was having an issue with her internship. She did not want to provide details via email, but requested an urgent meeting. I spent the first ten... Read More »