​​​​Bridging the Gap from College to the Real World

Guide Your Students and Give Them the Greatest Chance for
Success of Finding a Job or Internship Out of College

Does your college or university worry about…


  • Student Preparedness – Your students must be able to translate academic knowledge to real life skills required in the workplace.
  • Diversity of Goals - Differing goals for Administrators, Deans, Professors, and Career Services as to how to best support students and guide them to success.
  • Long Term Financial Goals – Convincing alumni and benefactors to donate by clearly illustrating the value of your education when students enter the workplace.
  • Your Reputation – Maintaining and enhancing your reputation by ensuring students get meaningful jobs after graduation. Ensuring alumni feel connected to the university and are “ambassadors” to promote the benefits of your institution.


 


 Here's how Next Great Step helps:


  • ​​The right preparation, at the right time - Students learn the skills required to understand, analyze and demonstrate their value to the market at each step of their college education. This program complements the curriculum and career services to provide the building blocks to help establish their focus and direction. 
  • Powerful distilled learning experience - Next Great Step condenses complex learning goals into tight modular units, adaptable to any student curriculum.
  • Students learn what businesses expect of graduates - We have guided a broad range of companies from Fortune 500 firms to start-ups and not-for-profits to create sound strategies and sales plans. Now we have scaled these same techniques to focus their energies, think like the person hiring them and communicate as professionals. Students tell us this is different from what from career advisers and unique to the Next Great Step program.

  • Students attribute greater value to their education with our programs - When students succeed, your institution succeeds. Next Great Step bridges the connection between your institution and the post graduate experience. According to the Gallup-Purdue Index, students who felt “supported” during their time in college are six times more likely to be emotionally attached to their alma mater.