Build the Skill: Collaboration

Build the Skill_Collaboration Wheel

According to the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE), employers identify the ability to work in
a team as the top attribute they look for on a candidate's resume.
NACE Job Outlook 2017 Attributes Employers Seek on a Candidate's Resume Graph
(Source: NACE Job Outlook 2017).

On the flipside, many students express a distaste for working in groups.

The University of Arizona is implementing innovative ways to help students build this in-demand skill, starting with
"Build the Skill: Collaboration."
"Build the Skill: Collaboration" is developed in partnership with the Education Design Lab and universities across the
globe that are helping students develop the skills employers are looking for. 
  • 8 week experience (March 6 - April 28)
  • Manageable time commitment:
    • Approximately 1 hour/week online (D2L)
    • Fun, interactive in-person activities
      • Meet your cohort at Launch (March 22, 5 pm - 6:30 pm)
      • Practice the skill at Simulation Day (April 15, 9 am - 2 pm)
  • Distinguish your LinkedIn profile with a "Collaboration" notation from UA

Questions can be directed to Devon Thomas


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