Enhancing Computing Student Employability Skills Through Partnership Working in STEM Outreach

  • Scott Turner
Part of the Progress in IS book series (PROIS)


Student volunteering is growing in the UK and elsewhere, and there is an ongoing debate about whether it is really “self-evidently a ‘good thing’” or there is a greater need for reflection to determine whether this statement is true (Holdsworth and Quinn, Studies in Higher Education, 35(1), 113–127, 2010). This paper presents a personal reflection of Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) volunteering as a potential route to increasing Computing student’s employability.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Computing and Immersive TechnologiesUniversity of NorthamptonNorthamptonUK

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