How to Break Into Selling & Marketing Pharmaceuticals

The pathway into this job is a difficult one to get on, but you can manage if you are prepared. We've pulled together a Q&A series to help answer those common questions many of...

Nonprofit Career Profile: Fundraising and Development

If you love to build relationships, share your enthusiasm for a cause, and impact the resources available to a nonprofit, a position in nonprofit fundraising may be right for you. Also known as development, this...

A Day in the Life of a Teacher

Job description The majority of teachers are primary and secondary school teachers. They generally choose a specific grade level or area of specialty in which to teach. Teachers are responsible for planning and then evaluating...

Exploring the Hottest Areas of Healthcare

What you know about health care probably has to do with sitting in a waiting room anticipating your annual physical. Maybe there are a few hanging ferns, and copies of People, Parents, and "Curious George."...

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...

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...

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;...

Consulting: The Skills You Need to Succeed

There are consulting companies that focus on specific areas such as technology planning, strategic services, and management consulting.  There are freelance consultants who help school systems and universities make better programs for students or help the...

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...

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...

Most Popular