Phil Gardner

Phil Gardner
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College labor markets, workplace skills and hiring trends

Director of the Collegiate Employment Research Institute

Expertise:

An economist, Gardner is an expert in college labor markets, early career socialization of college graduates, skills/competency and the workplace, role of internships, co-ops, study abroad in hiring and career success and preparedness of young adults for work in a rapidly globalizing economy. Has led the research efforts at CERI for 23 years. The Institute is internationally recognized for research on the transition from college to work. He also teaches a course commonly referred to as "What Do I Do with the Rest of My Life" for sophomores and juniors, and has led several freshmen study abroad groups.