SUCCESSFUL TRANSITIONS FROM MILITARY TO CIVILIAN CAREERS PANEL DISCUSSION

NORTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY – CHARLOTTE TO HOST SUCCESSFUL TRANSITIONS FROM MILITARY TO CIVILIAN CAREERS PANEL DISCUSSION –Both Veterans and Employers Encouraged to Attend Free Event – CHARLOTTE, N.C. (March 2, 2015) – Northeastern University – Charlotte will host a panel discussion about area companies tapping into the talent and experience of military veterans at their Uptown Campus on Tuesday, March 10 ... Read More »

Experience Matters: Recognizing Leadership and Service

The service that military veterans provide to our nation is crucial to our way of life. At Northeastern University, we continuously strive to answer service with opportunity. For nearly a century, Northeastern University has been dedicated to the education of our nation’s veterans and service members. During World War I and II, the government implemented military training programs and Northeastern’s ... Read More »

2015 New Year’s Resolutions

We all make New Year’s resolutions. Often they revolve around changes we want to make, adventures we hope to pursue or goals we set to accomplish. It can be stressful, with us asking ourselves common questions like “How can I fit into the pants I want?” or “Why am I still in this unfulfilling job?” We imagine ourselves in that ... Read More »

Energy is Big Business in Charlotte

With more than 1800 energy-related companies in the 10-county Charlotte region, and more than 34,000 employees working at those firms, energy is big business in Charlotte.  On Friday, November 14, top business, education, and community leaders came together at the Charlotte Chamber’s 2014 Energy Summit to focus on the fundamental infrastructure needs in the energy industry today.  Northeastern exhibited at ... Read More »

Northeastern Supports Veterans

For nearly a century, Northeastern University has been dedicated to the education of our nation’s veterans and service members. During both the first and second World Wars, the university offered Student Army Training Corps and the Army Specialized Training Program and by the 1950s, created the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) which quickly became the largest such program in the nation, with more ... Read More »

4 Tips for Making the Most of a Grad Fair

Nothing beats having a bunch of recruiters under one roof and real people to talk to about your future and interests. However, graduate career fairs can be overwhelming. What’s the ultimate goal? Get maximum benefits from these brief windows of opportunity (plus a nice variety of freebies!).  Maximize your time and resources with these three tips. 1. Plan ahead Time ... Read More »

5 Signs Not Having a Degree is Hindering Your Career

1.  You’re Unemployed The job market is becoming increasingly competitive and there’s reason to believe that increasing your level of education could have a direct effect on your chances of finding gainful employment.  For example, the unemployment rate for those with high school diploma is 8.4% whereas the unemployment rate for those with college degree is only 2.9%.  In 2010 ... Read More »