Sometimes the toughest thing about college isn’t college itself, but what comes immediately afterward.
Recent graduates may enter the workforce and find that their classroom knowledge doesn’t necessarily translate into job skills. Those bound for doctoral programs might be prepared for the coursework but not the rigorous research environment. And those headed for careers in education could find that teaching a class is far different from taking a class.
A new College of Science program funded by the National Science Foundation aims to bridge those gaps, easing students’ transition to life after college