Navitas Insights: Reimagining work experience to improve employability
20th Jan, 2020 Feature story:
Employers place great value on relevant work experience when hiring graduates - but three in four young people aren’t confident they have the practical skills to gain full time work. Internships are a useful way for students to bridge this gap, gain business specific skills, and learn more about a specific industry, yet only 14% of university students undertook an internship in 2017. Internships can be difficult to secure, especially for international students.
Celine Huor, Partnerships Manager with Navitas Professional, looks into the steps education institutions can take to support students in accessing work experience before they graduate.
Navitas Insights taps into the knowledge of leaders from across the Navitas organisation to share intelligence on the major strategic issues, current trends and key areas of interest impacting the higher education sector globally.
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