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Study highlights importance of internships in college

While college graduates who had on-the-job training or an internship double their odds of being fully engaged at work, only one in three students actually had these important experiences, according to the Gallup-Purdue Index. The findings highlight the importance of internship-related programs at Purdue University and the need to continue development of similar opportunities.

Mili article identifies competency-based program roadblocks

Fatma Mili, associate dean of educational research and development in the College of Technology, has written a two-part essay for The EvoLLLution titled "Three Roadblocks to Creating a Competency-Based program."

The Purdue Polytechnic Institute was recently awarded $500,000 from the Office of President to create the University's first competency-based degree program.

The roadblocks identified by Mili include:


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