Category:Career Exploration

How Can I Match My Degree to My Career Path and Career Goals?

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Tana from Texas A&M University College Station asks: “I am studying university studies in the College of Architecture and I need to pick two minors to study as well for my bachelor’s degree. I have no idea what I should minor in or what will help me in the future. Any suggestions? Also, what kind of jobs can I get with a university studies major?” Thanks for your question, Tana.  Discovering what you’d like to do with your career is a process and takes some work.  If you are like most people, you’ll likely be working approximately 80,000 hours in … / Read more »




A Quick Guide to Immigration Lawyer Career | Duties and Education

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An Article by contributor Alicia Hill. Apart from helping people become citizens in a new country, there is so much more that an immigration lawyer does. Immigration lawyers have the knowledge and expertise to defend people’s cases to prevent them from being deported. If you’d like to help and handle cases concerning individuals’ rights to remain in a country or become citizens, here is a guide to becoming an immigration lawyer. What do Immigration Lawyers do? As an immigration attorney, your job description also entails providing legal advice for individuals looking to obtain work visas. Additionally, an immigration law career … / Read more »




How Can I Break into Management Consulting?

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Rodrigo from ITESM asks: “I graduated 2 years ago with an International Business bachelor’s degree, and I’m trying to switch into management consulting. What can I do?” Thanks for your question, Rodrigo.  So, you are interested in management consulting?  Great news!  I’m sure by now you already know about the long hours, incredibly tight project deadlines, constant priority and strategy shifting, extreme client focus, and extensive travel that management consultants endure. It can be a rewarding field in terms of skill development and compensation.  It truly takes a special kind of professional to succeed in this field, and it isn’t … / Read more »




7 Key Skills to Launch the Perfect Digital Marketing Career

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An Article by contributor Gigi Wara. How do you know the skills that matter most to a digital marketer? The answer to that question lies in the published research on the most effective digital marketing tactics. A quick look at one of the studies shows that it is hard to separate the following digital marketing efforts: Social media Content marketing Use of marketing technology Search Engine Optimization SEO Email marketing Search and social ads Data management These tactics form the core of digital marketing. Here are the seven skills required for digital marketing journey. 1. Social Media Marketing Skills Research … / Read more »




How Can I Launch a Career in Project Management?

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Crystal from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University asks: “My career started as an Avionics Technician in the Air Force. Most of my career has been in the IT industry. I recently switched career fields back to defense and space within an aeronautics civilian division in a program management office (there is not project management here). I am now in emergency management. I have a BS in Technical Management – Project Management. I still want to pursue project management but am unsure on how to find the right job for this, and how to write the right resume for this. How do I … / Read more »