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Where the Jobs Are: Fast-Growing Occupations

One very important consideration for college students is the career they want to pursue after graduation. However, not every career is promising, with some fields such as journalism drying up. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics tracks occupational growth and provides estimates of the fastest growing industries in the country. Not surprisingly, the medical field […]

Make the Best of Your Internship

The obvious benefit of attending college is an advanced degree and credentials that will give you an edge in your chosen career field. However, the path to obtaining this certification is filled with opportunities that may prove even more valuable than the degree itself. One of the most enriching experiences of college may be the […]

The Most Lucrative, Exciting and In-Demand Careers in Photography

As a photographer, you understand the power of a photograph. The right picture can capture a beautiful memory or change a whole nation’s point-of-view. Unfortunately, your desire to set the art world ablaze with your thought-provoking work isn’t exactly paying the rent or even allowing you to purchase new equipment. If you’re struggling to make […]

Outcomes-Based Learning: What It Is and What It Means to You

For those returning to graduate school after being out of the educational environment for some time, the changes in how education is delivered and evaluated might be surprising. In many programs, the old model of teaching, in which students were presented with information and graded on their ability to understand and retain that information, has […]

Five Reasons to Pursue a Project Management Degree

Project managers are employed throughout many industries and professions. Although their exact job duties vary, their function is the same: to oversee the completion of the stated mission objectives for the project. Tom DiVincenzo, analyst for the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), states that project managers’ key responsibilities include creating attainable objectives and project requirements […]

The Most Unusual College Degrees

Every year, thousands of students graduate with degrees in fields like accounting, finance, business and biology. These are degree plans with proven career tracks. Students concerned about paying back student loans often opt for more traditional degrees; however, a number of students also choose lesser-known degree tracks each year. These students are acting on personal […]

A Few Career Options Made Possible with a Masters in Social Work

The majority of professionals entering the field of social work do so with the purest of intentions. Unfortunately, all of the hard work and dedication required to succeed isn’t rewarded with a stellar salary, especially for individuals that only possess a bachelor’s degree. As you progress in your career, you’ll quickly learn that earning your […]