BRIDGING THE GAP BETWEEN COLLEGE AND CAREER

TRAINING PROGRAMS ARE DISCUSSED FROM THE ASPECT OF HELPING THE YOUNG GRADUATE BRIDGE THE GAP BETWEEN COLLEGE AND CAREER. TRAINING PROGRAMS CAN BE USED TO: (1) DETERMINE THE AREA OF WORK WHICH WILL MAKE MAXIMUM USE OF THE MAN'S MENTAL ABILITY AND EDUCATION, AMBITIONS, INTERESTS, AND PERSONALITY CHARACTERISTICS, (2) GIVE THE INDIVIDUAL KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED OR HELPFUL IN HIS WORK AT A FASTER RATE THAN BY JOB EXPERIENCE ALONE, AND (3) DEVELOP LATENT ABILITIES POSSESSED BY THE MAN WHICH ARE VALUABLE IN HIS AREA OF WORK. THE PRINCIPLES AND MECHANICS OF A GENERAL ORIENTATION TRAINING PROGRAM ARE DESCRIBED. IT IS CONCLUDED THAT TRAINING PROGRAMS ARE GOOD INVESTMENTS FOR HIGHWAY ENGINEERING AND FOR THE YOUNG CAREER GRADUATE.

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  • Accession Number: 00200720
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS, TRB
  • Created Date: Jul 28 1994 12:00AM