Higher Education and the World of Work


How do students gain formal work experience during their post-secondary experience before making the transition to formal employment? What are best practices for gaining work experience that prepare students with the soft and hard skills needed to be successful in their professional lives? Join us for a conversation with experts to discuss best practices and lessons learned from current models from around the globe.


Joyce Warner, Senior Vice President, Chief of Staff, IREX


Robert I. Lerman, American University, Urban Institute, and IZA

Rosemary Ortlieb-Padgett, SUNY Global Fellow, Lebanon Partnership, The State University of New York. Assistant Dean, International Education, SUNY Nassau Community College, Garden City, New York