Are college students ready for the real world?

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In case you missed it this morning, Kerri Miller talked jobs and college students on her Midmorning program.

Here's the intro:

As unemployment remains high, there is also a mismatch between the skills of many workers and unemployed and available jobs. How well are colleges preparing students for today's job market? Has the recession changed the learning focus?

Guests

  • Anthony Carnevale: Director of Georgetown University's Center on Education and the Workforce and former Chairman of the National Commission on Employment Policy.

  • Larry Litecky: Interim vice chancellor for academic and student affairs at the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities.

  • Steven Rothberg: President and Founder of CollegeRecruiter.com.

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