Career readiness means that you have the competencies needed for a successful transition into the workplace.

The 8 career readiness competencies defined by the National Association of Colleges and Employers are:

#thewayyousayit. I can solve problems. (Critical thinking) I am confident in my written and oral skills. (Communication) I can work effectively with others. (Teamwork) I am comfortable with using technology. (Digital technology) I know how to be a leader. (Leadership) I am capable of working hard. (Work ethic) I am able to talk about my experiences. (Career management) I am open and inclusive to other cultures. (Global fluency) Click for more details.

So what does this all mean?

As an Illinois student, you have the skills and competencies to be successful. It’s a matter of how you tell them…

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