Why Career Development?


Why Career Development?


$1.4 trillion

in student debt. The average amount per borrower in $30,100.

90%

of CEOs say they are concerned about skills and talent shortages.

1 in 7

16-24 year olds are disconnected from both school and work.

46%

of U.S. college students don’t earn a degree in six years, producing the world’s highest college drop-out rate.


Bottom Line:

Many young Americans are not prepared to make an informed decision about a career pathway, do not understand the wealth of career opportunities, and do not possess critical employability skills needed to succeed in the workforce. All young people should learn about the economic opportunities available to them so that they can pursue and achieve the American Dream.