Offer students one-on-one career advising from your professional alumni
Wisr Academy courses to develop a career development strategy and utilize modern tools
Software to empower students to explore careers and connect with industry-specific advisors at scale
Personalized strategy consulting to identify and solve the career development challenges at your institution
Wisr Academy courses for career development professionals
Wisr Academy offers a range of courses for career development professionals looking to expose students to career options, introduce students to friendly faces at companies they’re interested in, and ultimately improve job placement. The curriculum draws from decades of higher education experience and case studies in which universities built successful career pipelines.
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Software designed to help students explore careers
Students are increasingly expecting personalized career advising, but that can be challenging for your team to scale. That means pairing every student with experts in industries they’re exploring – and making it effortless for those students to reach out. Field-specific career advising is a key predictor of job outcomes, but hand matching students with advisors is prohibitively labor-intensive at a large scale. WisrConnect engages your institution’s network of alumni as volunteer career advisors and automatically matches them with students. Every match is calculated by an algorithm that considers hundreds of data points, so WisrConnect’s recommendations are even more precise than those made by hand. Students can also find advisors by browsing academic communities, exploring industries of interest, or narrowing the pool down with flexible search filters. Key features include:
Students at Oberlin College & Conservatory enjoy a world-class liberal arts education. Like many liberal arts schools, Oberlin strives to ensure that graduates can apply that education to real-world careers. Two years ago Lori Young, Director of Career Services, analyzed students' levels of career preparedness across their undergraduate years. She isolated three key areas for improvement:
Lori Young, Director of Career Services
Oberlin College & Conservatory
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