Will You Love Teaching? Here’s what Teachers Say

We asked a number of new teachers what they love about their work. Here's what they had to say. The Students Teachers cite working with students as the number one reason why they love teaching. Many...

America’s 10 Most Dangerous Jobs

They help us build our houses and feed our families. They deliver our packages and take away our trash, and when we need a ride, they're there to whisk us away. And they're risking their...

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...

A Q&A for Fashion Designers

Pam Zuckerman has been helping to launch the careers of young fashion designers for more than 16 years as director of the career services office at New York's Fashion Institute of Technology. Here, she...

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...

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...

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...

Comedy Careers: Learning to Be Funny is No Joke

Judy Carter knows funny. A stand-up comedian who has played venues from cruise ships to Caesars Palace to a Cincinnati bondage bar ("When they said, 'Do that joke again,' you did!"), Judy Carter founded...

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...

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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