139: Only 30% of Students Find Career Services Advice Helpful

Only 30% of students found the advice they received from their career services department helpful according to the 2018 Strada-Gallup Alumni survey.

Reported by EAB, this study also showed that students value career advice from their professors more than career services staff.

The takeaway? How can Career Services become a more helpful and proactive service that we incorporate into the student lifecycle, rather than an out-of-the-way destination that’s easy for students to forget?

May you continue to fight the good enrollment growth fight at your institution today, and we’ll see you again tomorrow.

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Eric Olsen

As AVP of Marketing, Eric brings more than a decade of award-winning creative brand development, marketing analytics and higher education experience to Helix Education. Eric is a graduate of Bradley University and earned his MBA at Lewis University.