University of Wisconsin-Madison. Department of Educational Policy Studies. A critical and cultural look at student employability.
University of Wisconsin-Madison, Department of Liberal Arts & Applied Studies: Teaching "soft skills" in face-to-face & online college courses. (Online course now available in English, Spanish, and Chinese Mandarin; Moderated & Unmoderated Versions).
Taking a break for a while from the lecture circuit!
2019 Invited Talks
October 14, 2019: The Ohio State University Sesquicentennial Celebration
January 24, 2019: Association of American Colleges & Universities Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA.
2017-2018 Invited Talks
December 12, 2018. Ann Arbor, MI. University of Michigan. A Cultural and Critical Perspective of College Students’ Employability Skills: Implications for Higher Education.
December 7, 2018. Madison, WI. Madison College - Presentation of Results from the College Internship Study
November 15, 2018: Elgin, IL. Illinois Council of Community College Administrators.
September 10, 2018: Tianjin University, Tianjin, China.
April, 27, 2018. Racine, WI. Wisconsin Career Development Association.
January 24, 2018: Washington, DC. Association of American Colleges & Universities
June 27, 2017: Atlanta, GA: United Negro College Fund Career Pathways Initiative.
May 16, 2017: Heritage University
May 15, 2017: Cascadia Community College
May 12, 2017: University of Oregon
May 11, 2017: Portland State University
May 11, 2017: Oregon State University
April 28, 2017: Fox Valley Technical College
February 16, 2017: Community College League of California.
February 24, 2017: University of California, Santa Barbara.
February 14, 2017: University of Wisconsin, Madison: Career Services Council.
December 16, 2016: University of Wisconsin, Madison: WISCAPE Book Launch.
Hechinger Report. 04/10/2020. What's lost and gained with online internships?
National Association of Colleges & Employers. 4/6/2020. Filling the void for students with academic projects.
Los Angeles Times. 02/19/2020. Op-ed: Sacramento's army of interns deserves to be paid.
Chronicle of Higher Education. 02/12/2020. Why internships can ease the path from college to career - and why they often don't.
Fast Company. 02/01/2020. Entry level workers can lost 6% of their wages without this.
The Conversation. 1/24/2020. Five obstacles that stop many students from taking an internship.
Sun Prairie Star. 11/12/2019. New online tool helps businesses start internship program.
Inside Higher Ed. 09/23/2019. Internships as a high-impact practice?
The University Network. 06/14/2019. Low internship participation indicates a need for change.
Inside Higher Ed. 06/11/2019. Study on barriers to student internships.
New Books Network. 08/17/2018. Beyond the skills gap: Interview with Matt Hora
Inside Higher Education. 10/26/2017. Beyond the skills gap.
Evollution. 1/06/2017. The skills gap: Redefining the problem.
WIScontext. 4/26/2016. Researcher discussed WI skills gap findings.