Industry Advice

When it comes to understanding your preferred industry of interest, it’s important to learn the trends and guidelines from current and former industry professionals. At Northeastern, faculty members regularly answer the question: How do I find industry advice? With real-world experience and expertise, Northeastern faculty members weave real-world experience into the classroom. Here, we’ve compiled advice, articles, and how-to-guides to help guide your path toward learning more about your industry.

Pharmacist vs. Pharmaceutical Scientist: What’s the Difference? photo

May 20, 2022

Pharmacist vs. Pharmaceutical Scientist: What's the Difference?

Interested in pharmacy but unsure whether you want to be a pharmaceutical scientist or a pharmacist? Here are 4 key differences between the roles.

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May 16, 2022

Should You Become a Pharmacist? 5 Questions to Consider

If you’re wondering whether you should become a pharmacist, here are five important questions you should ask prior to pursuing pharmacy as a career.

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May 6, 2022

What Can I Do With a Master’s in School Psychology?

Wondering if a master’s in school psychology is right for you? Learn what you can do with a MS in school psychology and how to pick the right program.

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The Top Counterterrorism Careers and the Skills You Need to Land Them photo

January 7, 2019

The Top Counterterrorism Careers and the Skills You Need to Land Them

Counterterrorism is a growing field with many career opportunities. Here’s a look at everything you need to know about the field to land your dream role.

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Homeland Security Professionals: What Do They Do? photo

February 13, 2019

Homeland Security Professionals: What Do They Do?

Find out what homeland security professionals do and the skills you need to advance in the field.

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The Future of Emergency Management: Trends to Watch photo

February 21, 2019

The Future of Emergency Management: Trends to Watch

Explore three emerging trends in emergency management and learn how you can prepare.

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Natural Disaster Mitigation: 4 Ways to Reduce Vulnerability and Prepare Your Community photo

March 5, 2019

Natural Disaster Mitigation: 4 Ways to Reduce Vulnerability and Prepare Your Community

You can never be too prepared. Get the facts about what it takes to reduce risk with a comprehensive natural disaster mitigation plan.

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March 20, 2019

The Future of Disaster Preparedness: How Big Events Create Big Job Opportunities

Dan Murphy, adjunct professor for Northeastern’s Homeland Security and Strategic Intelligence programs, shares his take on the future of disaster preparedness and how aspiring homeland security professionals can prepare.  

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April 2, 2019

Homeland Security & Cybersecurity: Exploring the Intersection

Uncover the three vital ways in which homeland security and cybersecurity intersect in today’s world.

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5 Homeland Security Careers for the Future photo

January 14, 2020

5 Homeland Security Careers for the Future

Are you considering a career in homeland security? Here, we explore growing homeland security careers and the trends behind their increasing demand.

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