Jan 31, 2013
BALTIMORE, Jan. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Moodlerooms, Inc. and Internships.com, the world's largest internships marketplace, today announced the release of a custom block that integrates job search and career building tools and resources directly into the open-source Moodle LMS and Joule, Moodlerooms' enterprise Moodle platform.
The integration gives students access within the course platform to search and apply for over 65,000 active internships from more than 28,000 companies. Included in the block are a suite of career tools such as a resume builder and an assessment test that evaluates personal preferences and offers recommendations for open positions. Students can also take advantage of a social media integration that enables student job seekers to leverage Facebook as a professional network to find jobs and get introduced to hiring companies.
The block supplements institutional career placement and counseling offices while supporting and following all existing institutional policies and practices.
"At Moodlerooms, we know that career preparation is an important part of the education experience," said Tami Bonnett-Admi, Moodlerooms' Executive Director of Client Development. "Releasing this integration to our clients and the Moodle community will give students the edge they need to succeed beyond the academic setting and get a head start in the workplace."
The integration is freely available to download for all open-source Moodle users by visiting: https://moodle.org/plugins/view.php?plugin=block_internships
"With seven out of every ten internships turning into full time jobs it's critical to connect students early in their studies with employers," said Robin D. Richards, Chairman and CEO of Internships.com. "We are excited that our partnership with Moodlerooms allows us to extend our integration to the open source community so that more students can benefit from internships and world-class career tools as they seek to enter the workforce."
For more information about Moodle, please visit www.moodle.org. For more information about Moodlerooms Joule, please visit www.moodlerooms.com. For more information about Internships.com, please visit www.internships.com.
About Moodlerooms: Moodlerooms is an education technology company dedicated to bringing excellent online teaching to institutions across the globe. We serve colleges and universities, schools and organizations by supporting the software that educators use to manage and deliver instructional content to learners in virtual classrooms. Headquartered in Baltimore, MD, Moodlerooms is a proud Moodle Partner company that regularly contributes to the development and evolution of the open-source Moodle community.
About Internships.com: Internships.com, part of CareerArc Group, is the world's largest internship marketplace bringing students, employers and higher education together in one centralized location. The innovative, Los Angeles based company, develops a wide variety of interactive, world-class tools and services to enable every student, employer and educator to better understand and optimize internship opportunities. For additional information, please visit www.internships.com. For tips on finding internships, hot internship listings and internship advice, follow Internships.com on Twitter (www.twitter.com/internships) or Facebook (www.facebook.com/internships.com).
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