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Pathways to Careers with Purpose

A new Education Now considers the evolving job prospects for high school and college students amid the rise of artificial intelligence and other technological changes

Recent research shows that many young adults are struggling to find purpose or meaning in their lives and work. This episode considers new ways to help high school and college students discern their vocations and pursue fulfilling careers in an age where job prospects are evolving, thanks to artificial intelligence and other technological changes, and where financial uncertainty affects the daily lives of many young people. 

Guests:

  • Peter Blair, assistant professor of education and co-director of The Project on Workforce, HGSE
  • Clayton Spencer, president emerita, Bates College
  • Michelle Weise, author, Long Life Learning: Preparing for Jobs that Don't Even Exist Yet, leader of Rise and Design

Host:

Francesca Purcell, senior lecturer on education, HGSE

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