Family Career Resource

Would you like help explaining to your family the value of engaging in the college experience beyond academic courses? This handout explains the benefits of campus involvement, working on campus, internships, volunteering, and taking part in programming through the student diversity programs and services offices. Included in this handout are links to learn more about each topic and an explanation of how employers value graduates who have a wide variety of experiences and skills.

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