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How to Become a Podiatrist | Podiatry Careers & Qualifications

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An article by contributor Alicia Hill. Introduction To Podiatry The human foot is a very complex part of the body containing 26 bones and 33 joints and in excess of a hundred tendons, muscles and ligaments. With this level of detail it’s no wonder that there is a growing need for podiatrists who specializes in diagnosing foot problems, treating injuries and undertaking surgery of the feet and ankles. As more and more people participate in outdoor activities and sports the increasing demand for podiatrists makes this an interesting and highly skilled career path. Podiatry can also potentially offer good financial … / Read more »




What Can I Do To Get Internship-Like Experience Before Re-Matriculating in My Degree Program?

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Markl from Cuesta College asks: “I graduated with my Associate of Arts degree, but was forced to leave school due to illness before I could complete my Bachelors in Biology. After 2 years, I want to reapply for University, but I am unsure of the exact field I want to study.  I have looked into internships, however I am unsure of how, or if I can partake given that I am not enrolled in college.  Is there anything out there for someone in my position? How would you suggest I start?  Can I do an internship without being enrolled in … / Read more »




Working in the Public Relations Industry: Tips from PR Pros

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Ever wanted to be a fly on the wall in a room full of communication professionals, as they dish about the skills and attributes they love to see in internship and job candidates (and the ones that make them throw resumes in the recycle bin)? I had that chance recently, and it was eye-opening.  Below are thoughts from Meri McGloin of Ketchum, Jessica Weidensall and Matt Wager of Weber Shandwick and Pam Golum of The Lippin Group, who were on-campus helping with student portfolio and resume reviews thanks to our CU Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) chapter and faculty … / Read more »




How I Can Land a Job Requiring a Specific Degree Type Even When I Don’t Have the Preferred Degree?

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Rhonda from University of Maine asks: “I earned a Bachelor’s degree in Business with concentration in Healthcare, Business Management and Health and Wellness. I have reviewed various available jobs along with each position’s qualification.  It seems some of the openings require a specific degree. Can I apply for jobs that are asking for a degree that doesn’t specifically match mine?” Thanks for your question, Rhonda.  The simple answer to your question is, “Yes, you can”. Consider that I have degrees and background in sports management, yet I was able to land employment as a trainer and career coach after doing … / Read more »




How to Become a Certified Personal Trainer

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An article by contributor Alicia Hill. A personal trainer’s job is to work one-on-one with someone to motivate them as they perform a program of exercise. Some people seek out personal trainers because they want help losing weight while others want to gain more muscle strength and increase energy. Personal trainers also offer guidance on eating in a healthy way. Think of a personal trainer as a professional who partners with someone to help them get healthier. Checkout some information on how to become a certified personal trainer. Certified Personal Trainer Salary In 2015, according to the Bureau of Labor … / Read more »