What do Life Science employers look for in graduates?

Grando, D, Pocknee, C, Clarke, B and Jollands, M 2016, 'What do Life Science employers look for in graduates?', Microbiology Australia, vol. 37, no. 2, pp. 60-64.


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Collection: Journal Articles

Title What do Life Science employers look for in graduates?
Author(s) Grando, D
Pocknee, C
Clarke, B
Jollands, M
Year 2016
Journal name Microbiology Australia
Volume number 37
Issue number 2
Start page 60
End page 64
Total pages 5
Publisher CSIRO Publishing
Abstract As part of an Australian Government Office for Learning and Teaching (OLT) grant to develop graduate employability through partnerships with industry and professional associations, RMIT University invited industry representatives from Life Science (microbiology focused) professions to a focus group to discuss their views on desirable graduate traits and attitudes. Subsequently current Life Science students at RMIT were also invited to focus groups. Using an expanded framework for graduate employability, their responses were coded and analysed and compared with responses from similar focus groups from other RMIT programs.
Subject Microbiology not elsewhere classified
Keyword(s) employability
microbiology graduates
employers
graduate outcomes
DOI - identifier 10.1071/MA16021
Copyright notice © CSIRO 2016
ISSN 1324-4272
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