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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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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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December 18, 2018

How to Become a Cybersecurity Analyst

Protecting our most precious data services requires someone with the right skills and abilities. Do you have the skills required for a career as a cybersecurity analyst?

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November 15, 2018

How to Break into a Career as an Ethical Hacker

The demand for ethical hackers—the front line of defense in cybersecurity—is at an all-time high. Find out how you can get started in a career that pays you to think like the bad guy while playing the company hero.

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October 30, 2018

The Data Behind Halloween

Halloween is rich in data. What can Halloween data and statistics tell us about our consumer behavior and economic landscape in 2018?

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October 16, 2018

Yes, a Cybersecurity Degree is Worth It. Here’s Why.

Cybersecurity is a hot field with a severe talent shortage—and one of the most enticing fields to grow a career. Here's why a degree is important to advancing your career in the field.

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October 4, 2018

Cybersecurity Careers: How to be Successful in a Growing Field

Here’s what you can do now to increase your marketability in the growing job market and build a successful career in cybersecurity.

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October 2, 2018

What Are the Top-Paying Cybersecurity Careers?

Public and private organizations face a growing number of threats from cyberattacks. Explore the top paying cybersecurity careers & the skills you need to land the job you want.

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October 1, 2018

What Does A Biotechnologist Do?

Jared Auclair, Northeastern University’s director of Executive Training and Biotechnology Programs, discusses the roles and responsibilities of biotechnologists.

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September 27, 2018

Three Emerging Trends Creating New Public Health Careers

The field of public health is expansive and the number of new opportunities is growing. Here’s a look at the three major trends spawning new careers.

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September 21, 2018

How to Write a Strong Biotechnology Resumé

What do recruiters expect in a good biotechnology resumé? Follow these tips to stand out to industry hiring managers and land your next role.

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