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  • From College to the Workplace: Tuesday’s Show (August 23, 2016)

    Rice University's Lovett Hall seen from the east near dusk. Photo: Michael Hagerty, Houston Public MediaA new school year has begun at most area colleges and universities. Those schools, of course, seek to create a friendly, accommodating environment for students. But not all workplaces are so accommodating. As such, some recent graduates may find it challenging to transition from a college campus into the workplace. There’s always been a certain amount of culture shock that comes with entering the workforce full-time. But is it more pronounced today?

    On this edition of Houston Matters, we discuss what the workaday world expects of new graduates, what students, in turn, expect of the workplace and what faculty see about how students’ attitudes and expectations may be changing. We welcome your thoughts as well.

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