National Association of Colleges & Employers Announces Updated Career Readiness Competencies

The National Association of Colleges & Employers released updated Career Readiness Competencies.

For higher education, career readiness provides a framework for addressing career-related goals and outcomes of curricular and extracurricular activities, regardless of the student’s field of study.

Revised by a task force of members representing career services and talent acquisition, the eight career readiness competencies are:

  • Career & Self-Development
  • Communication
  • Critical Thinking
  • Equity & Inclusion
  • Leadership
  • Professionalism
  • Teamwork
  • Technology

To view details on each of these competencies, including a sample set of behaviors for each, click here.

For questions about these competencies and how to incorporate them into your work, please contact Sam with the Career Center –