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Career Insights

Welcome to our career insights resource page. Included below, you’ll find articles on a variety of topics ranging from employment information to tips on pursuing a job in your chosen certificate field. We’ll continue to add and organize information to help our Degree Plus students find exciting options.


Shift towards learning design

Dry Erase

At the university level, course design has traditionally been easy for faculty to manage on their own—until, that is, digital technologies began to play a role and online courses started to take off. What’s more, curricula are growing more complex and variable, employers are broadening their expectations, and students are required to engage intelligently with challenging issues such as social justice and human rights.

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The advice you won't get at this year's commencement speeches


It’s commencement season on college campuses nationwide—that time of year when words of wisdom are shared with graduates by speakers from all walks of life. While the speeches are often inspiring, sometimes funny, and occasionally boring, rarely do they provide the advice new graduates most need at that precise moment: how to get started in a career, or even get their first job.

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Last Updated: 6/7/17