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I've been living abroad for over a year and I don't have plans to go back anytime soon. Then again, I didn't have plans to stay in the first place. What I'm getting at is...

Frequently Asked Questions About the CIA

Ever wonder whether James Bond is based on real-life secret agents? What does the CIA do? Our primary mission is to collect, analyze, evaluate, and disseminate foreign intelligence to assist the President and senior US Government...

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...

Three Keys to Crafting Successful Print Ads

Want to create print ads that get results? Below are three keys to get you started. 1. Write for the eye. Print ads are visual. Therefore, craft ads with the eye in mind. Eyes are...

Things I Wish I had Known before Moving to Europe to Work

An understanding of immigration laws, banking, taxes and other bureaucratic issues can be vital to a smooth transition abroad. 1. Check the immigration laws when you arrive. Some places don't require Americans to have an...

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...

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...

Consulting: Expanding the Definition

In my book Anyone Can Consult!, it has been brought to my attention that I use the masculine pronoun "He" in my writing. That's because it was traditionally a male dominated industry, but that...

Federal Jobs by College Major

As you study the table, please keep these facts in mind: (1) The jobs listed under each major are usually examples, not an all-inclusive list. (2) Many jobs do not require a college degree;...

Marketing Lessons from Ben and Jerry

Many years ago, I lived in Vermont when a new home-made ice cream store opened its doors. The ice cream stand, located in Burlington, was in a gas station that had long ago been abandoned....

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