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Career Advice & Advancement

Every professional’s career path follows a unique trajectory, depending on a slew of factors: your background, education, interests, aspirations, experience, and more. Whether you want to advance in your current career or pursue a new one, we’ve gathered together some of the best career advice to help you reach your goals. Use these articles, tips, interviews, how-to guides, and other resources to reach the next step in your career.

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March 10, 2020

How to Craft an Impactful Data Analyst Resumé

Learn how a well-crafted resumé can help set you apart when applying for a coveted data analytics role.

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February 25, 2020

The Importance of Professional References

Reference checks can make or break a job search. Here's how to choose the right professional references to ensure your resumé gets bumped to the top of the pile.

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January 21, 2020

7 Ways a Master's Degree Can Help You Get Ahead

There are a variety of reasons why you might want to return to school for a master's degree. Here are seven ways that pursuing a graduate program can positively impact your career.

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November 6, 2019

Co-op vs. Internship: What’s the Difference?

Curious about the difference between a co-op vs. an internship? Explore key similarities and differences between these two types of hands-on learning.

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October 16, 2019

Collaborative Leadership: What It Is & Why It’s Important

Uncover the ways collaborative leadership can positively impact an organization, then learn how to apply these skills to your workplace with a master’s degree in communications from Northeastern.

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September 16, 2019

Grad School or Work? How to Balance Both

Pursuing a master’s degree and working full-time doesn’t need to be an either/or scenario. Use these six tips to strategically balance both.

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September 10, 2019

Why Earn a Professional Doctoral Degree?

Are you interested in earning your doctoral degree? Discover the difference between a PhD and professional doctorate, and how the latter can help advance your career.

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September 3, 2019

7 Networking Tips for Graduate Students 

Graduate school can help you expand your professional network. Here are 7 tips for grad students that will help you advance your career after graduation.

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September 3, 2019

How to Craft a Personal Elevator Pitch

Learn how a well-developed elevator pitch can set you up for success in your professional career.

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August 13, 2019

How to Market Your Graduate Certificate to Employers

Follow these 4 tips to help communicate the value of your graduate certificate to employers and advance your career.

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