STEM vs. Liberal Arts is a False Dichotomy

WATCH: How a liberal arts education pays off in Silicon Valley 

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New York Times on Internships and Pathways to a Career

Excerpt: In recent years, internships have gone from nice-to-have-on-a-résumé to absolutely critical. Employers today go on to hire about 50 percent of their interns as full-time workers, according to the Collegiate Employment Research Institute at Michigan State University. And the share is growing every year in industries like construction, consulting, accounting and scientific services.

read here: https://www.nytimes.com/2017/04/07/education/edlife/former-interns-tell-how-they-landed-a-first-job.html?action=click&contentCollection=t-magazine&module=NextInCollection&region=Footer&pgtype=article&version=spotlight&rref=collection%2Fspotlight%2Feditors-picks

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Design Pathways: The Marriage of STEM and the Arts Equals Innovation

read here: http://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/opinion/commentary/sd-utbg-arts-stem-college-eger-20170330-story.html

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Surprising Salary Prospects of Humanities and Liberal Arts Grads

Read here: https://www.wsj.com/articles/good-news-liberal-arts-majors-your-peers-probably-wont-outearn-you-forever-1473645902

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Practical Career Advice for Liberal Arts and Humanities Majors

read here: http://www.wboc.com/story/34685872/ask-brianna-how-to-find-a-job-with-a-liberal-arts-degree

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New Burning Glass Report on the Top 20 Skills Needed for an Internship

See here: https://www.nytimes.com/2017/02/03/education/edlife/top-20-fields-for-internships-get-your-skills-on.html?hp&action=click&pgtype=Homepage&clickSource=story-heading&module=second-column-region&region=top-news&WT.nav=top-news

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Getting Past the Liberal Arts / Vocational Divide

Great advice here for how and why to combine liberal arts with technical skills: https://www.insidehighered.com/views/2016/02/08/debate-over-liberal-arts-vs-vocationalism-lazy-one-essay

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