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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.

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Is a Master’s in Computer Science Worth the Investment?

Considering a master’s degree in computer science, but unsure it’s worth the investment? Here’s why an MS in CS is worth your time and money.

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June 4, 2020

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How to Become an Instructional Designer

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To make better decisions, higher education professionals need an understanding of the legal threats and risks to colleges and universities.

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Top Biotechnology Salaries in 2020

The biotechnology field has always been a lucrative one, and for good reason. In careers ranging from gene therapy to personalized medicine, these professionals are responsible for overseeing some of the most impactful advances occurring in society today. Recent global...

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8 Essential Traits for Effective Leadership in Higher Education

For leaders in higher education, it’s both an exciting and a challenging time. These 8 traits help effective leaders develop plans and make decisions for long-term success.

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Learn more about the UN's nine distinct career paths for professionals in nearly every discipline.

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While Agile is a project management philosophy, Scrum is a specific Agile methodology used to facilitate a project. Here, we explore the difference.

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What Does an Instructional Designer Do?

Explore the key responsibilities, skill sets, and careers for an instructional designer.

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While technical skills are important, employers are placing more value on biotechnology candidates with strong soft skills.

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