Students say getting a job is top precedence after commencement. However, less than 8% made an appointment at Career Services ultimate year. According to a Spectrum survey, roughly fifty-two % of college students don’t even know UB has a professional workplace. Yet, UB spends $174,488 on the office’s budget yearly. The cash is going toward process fairs, convention trips, workshops, pc packages, and extra.
The Spectrum located 71% of 238 college students stated they have by no means used Career Services. And handiest forty five% of students who said they used Career Services went to the office extra than once. Director of Career Services Arlene Kaukus said Career Services’ position is to put together students to get jobs by assisting them with resumes and networking. It also allows get them on-campus jobs. But it does no longer have interaction in tailor-made job searches or finds them specific assignments. Students are meant to apply the tools, career festivals, workshops, and apps like Bullseye to discover jobs on their very own.