Design Your Membership to Take Students From College to Career
Associations are in a good position to help students manage this transition
In the coming weeks, college campuses around the country will be buzzing with the fanfare of graduation, a time when many students officially transition into the workforce. Speaking from experience, as someone who graduated at the peak of the 2008 recession, I know the college-to-career experience can be bumpy.
While the job market is much more promising for the Class of 2019 than it was when I graduated, this year’s grads will still have many anxieties and questions as they leave school: Did I pick the right career path? Should I pursue an advanced degree? How do I make connections in the field I’m about to enter?
Associations are in a good position to help students manage this transition and get answers to some of those questions, and smart organizations welcome them with personalized resources, events, and member categories. Here are examples from a few associations.
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