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Archive for the ‘Employment trends’

Scoring a Summer Job

June 22, 2011 By: Category: Employment trends 1 Comment →

This is a summer when students who find any kind of job – like decorating cupcakes or cleaning gutters – are pretty doggone lucky.

Yet don’t give up hope.  As a student, you have some advantages that other job-seekers don’t.  Here are some ways to put those pluses to work . . .


College Major of the Week: Detention Officer

September 21, 2009 By: Category: College Major Info, Detention Officer, Employment trends 3 Comments →

Interested in criminal justice? Considering a job in corrections? As population grows and mandatory sentencing requirements become more common, there will be an increasing need for detention officers. Check out these facts from the Bureau of Labor Management about the exciting career of a detention officer.


 Photo by Tim Pearce, Los Gatos


Undergraduate Programs Take on Public Health Education

April 20, 2009 By: Category: College Major Info, Employment trends, Top Stories 1 Comment →

As our connections to the world become increasingly far-reaching and globalized, it’s more important than ever to provide education on issues from a broad perspective. Health is definitely one of those issues, and in response, more and more colleges are seeing the need to offer programs in Public Health to undergraduate students.

photo by ydnar


Green Careers For A Greener Planet

July 04, 2008 By: Category: College Major Info, Employment trends 6 Comments →

Ever since Al Gore made An Inconvenient Truth, “going green” has been the topic of discussion. It’s sad that a film had to be the one thing to make us see that our planet isn’t disposable, but nevertheless, some colleges and universities are finally jumping on the green wagon to offer green degrees for students looking to make a difference environmentally and globally.



Skills for the 21st Century Economy

April 01, 2008 By: Category: Advancing your career, Employment trends, The Nontraditional Student No Comments →

With a looming recession in the news, you might be wondering:  Will I be able to get a job after college?  Or, if you are already working, will I loose my job in this economy?  Well, you probably better start thinking about what skills you’ll need for the 21st Century. (more…)