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International Universities Case Studies

Out of the five universities researched, all of them utilize behavioral psychology to help graduates find jobs through counseling sessions, activities, and events to help them find their skills and motivations, establishing a roadmap during their stay at the university and afterward. All of them, aside from Tsinghua University, use technology to help students with employment.


LOUGHBOROUGH UNIVERSITY

OVERVIEW
  • This university in England was founded by Dr. Herbert Schofield in 1909. Today, it has an excellent reputation in research, business, sports, engineering, and arts.
  • The university came first in the 2018 Times Higher Education survey 2018.
EMPLOYABILITY STATISTICS
USE OF TECHNOLOGY AND BEHAVIORAL PSYCHOLOGY

Psychology

Psychology and Technology

  • The university has an entire part of their website dedicated to helping students find a job. Here, students can answer different questions to analyze what they want after graduation, what their options are, and how the job market in their industry is. They also have a tool to look for personalized open positions depending on their major.
  • Personal Best is an exclusive development program from the university, structured around their motto. Its main purpose is to develop, recognize, and better articulate students' skills and attributes. This program has an app where students can access information and learning resources.

TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY OF MUNICH

OVERVIEW
EMPLOYABILITY STATISTICS
USE OF TECHNOLOGY AND BEHAVIORAL PSYCHOLOGY

Technology

  • Companies are able to create a free profile on the TUM's careers site to post internships, student jobs, or permanent jobs. They are also able to publish their own career events on the website.
  • TUM offers a job and internship online portal to all its students in order to help them find suitable full-time positions.

Technology and Psychology

Psychology


HEC Paris

OVERVIEW
EMPLOYABILITY STATISTICS
USE OF TECHNOLOGY AND BEHAVIORAL PSYCHOLOGY

Psychology

Technology

Psychology and Technology

  • HEC offers an alumni community to match worldwide opportunities with their graduates. It has 56,000 members and 1,198 offers.

    TSINGHUA UNIVERSITY

    OVERVIEW
    • Tsinghua University has an entire organization as a career center for its students. Founded in 1988, it is responsible to educate students on their career development and employment.
    EMPLOYABILITY STATISTICS
    • Forbes ranked Tsinghua University as the third-best college for landing a job after graduation.
    USE OF TECHNOLOGY AND BEHAVIORAL PSYCHOLOGY

    Psychology

    • Students can engage in one-on-one interviews with specialized counselors to explore their advantages and help them choose the right path of job hunting.
    • The Center offers a course named Employment Guidance to satisfy the demands of job hunting.
    • Tsinghua University has a Student Career Development Association (SCDA) which aims to help students discover their interest. Its main mission is "know yourself, explore your career, provide better service, grow together." This association created different activities including counselors, guidance month, LET’S Program, and the Coach Program.
    • The Tsinghua University Student Association for Global Governance and International Organizations is a non-profit group managed by students. Its main objective is to cultivate global competence and leadership. Some activities include career fairs, forums student training camp, and visits to international organizations.

    THE UNIVERSITY OF SYDNEY

    OVERVIEW
    EMPLOYABILITY STATISTICS
    USE OF TECHNOLOGY AND BEHAVIORAL PSYCHOLOGY

    Psychology

    Technology

    • The Sydney Career Hub is available to all their graduates. Through this hub, they can find job positions, skill assessment quizzes, courses for employability, and more.
    • On their website, Sydney University lists several professional associations to encourage students to join one related to their field. These help them get in touch with professionals in that area.
    • Employers can post several jobs on the Sydney Career Hub.
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