Think Outside the Design Box: Alternative Careers in Engineering

If you're working on your engineering degree, you probably have one thing in mind: design, design, design. And while an engineering degree gives you the tools to do just that, it can also give...

Offshore Oil Rig Jobs Can be Tough, But Very Rewarding

While many of the offshore oil rig jobs are physical in nature, many of the rig companies go out of their way to make sure your time spent onboard is an enjoyable one. For...

What Comes After Sarbanes Oxley?

The Sarbanes Oxley Act was passed in 2002 to curb accounting abuses that led to the bankruptcy and financial ruin of several major companies, and the loss of billions of dollars to investors who...

Top Engineering Career Tracks You’ll Want to Take

Job description They design products, materials, machinery, factories, systems, structures, and much more. Their main work lies in ensuring efficiency, and working to constantly improve the quality of all aspects of life. They also analyze...

Rising Stars: Toward a Career in Nuclear Nonproliferation

First Steps As an international relations major, Alex says he always wanted to pursue a career in that line of work. After college, he took an unpaid internship at a small think tank, and his time there fortified his passion...

Top 5 Places for Seasonal Employment

Seasonal jobs are great part-time jobs, second jobs, or jobs during a school break. Don't know where to look for a seasonal job? Try looking in your local newspaper or online for jobs at...
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Finding Your Consulting Expertise

Management consulting is what most of us think of when we hear the term. There are two general tracks: becoming a consultant within a corporation or independently marketing and selling your personal expertise. "Consultant" usually...

Intellectual Property: A Revenue Stream that Keeps on Streaming

Let's take IBM as an example. IBM Corporation maintains one of the world's most vigorous patent filing operations, and actively licenses its 40,000-plus active patents to other companies. Although other corporations around the world...

The Off-Beat Job Market

Not everyone's cut out to work in a corporation. Fortunately, there's no "Golden Rule" that says you must, after four hard years of college, seek out a job in a large company where you'll...

Which Kind Of Accounting Is Right For You?

There are four major kinds of accountants: public accountants, government accountants, internal accountants, and management accountants. Oftentimes they can be certified in more than one field, and switching is common. Public Accounting Public accountants work for...

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