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Four Ways Parents Can Help Launch Recent College Grads’ Careers

Co-Founder of Early Stage Careers, providing tailored career guidance exclusively to college students, recent grads and 20-somethings.

For early careerists, the current job marketplace presents unique difficulties, and many have been unable to immediately launch their careers after graduating college. Parents of these job seekers face a similarly challenging situation: They want to see their adult children successfully launch their careers, but many do not understand how to effectively support them through this process.

With the holidays approaching — and pandemic restrictions still in place — parents and job seekers may be spending time together, so it’s vital for parents to understand the important role they play in this process.

Here are four ways parents can help their early careerist get hired.

1. Recognize today’s reality.

It’s vital for parents to understand that the hiring landscape for early careerists has changed dramatically since they sought their first jobs.

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Harrisburg University Taps Skills Training Platform to Expand Access to Healthcare Careers

HARRISBURG, Pa., Nov. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Harrisburg University today announced the launch of an ambitious initiative designed to create new pathways to in-demand healthcare careers for workers and job-seekers across the state. Designed in partnership with SCPa Works and offered through the pioneering skills training provider Penn Foster, the new program will equip students with the skills to succeed in allied health careers as demand for healthcare workers accelerates throughout the region.

“As the economic downturn caused by the pandemic continues, it will take fresh thinking and new ideas to help individuals across the state get back to work,” said Geoffrey M. Roche, Executive Director, Strategic Healthcare Initiatives and Partnerships, Harrisburg University of Science and Technology. “We’re bringing together leading-edge technology and career-aligned training to not only help the region’s employers close critical talent gaps, but also accelerate economic mobility for Pennsylvania workers.”

Even before the outbreak

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Computer science degree unlocks host of technical careers

A computer science degree translates to many exciting technical careers, and each year new career options open up because of groundbreaking technical breakthroughs.

This is reflected in the abundance of computer science degrees offered at local colleges and universities.

Employment of computer and information research scientists is projected to grow 15% by 2029, much faster than the average for all occupations, reports the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

The computer science degree opens the door to many high-paying careers, and these grads earn some of the highest starting salaries of any major.


Interdisciplinary studies

“The biggest change is how interdisciplinary it has become,” said Luay Nakhleh, J.S. Abercrombie professor of computer science and chair of the Department of Computer Science at Rice University.

“A computer science degree is now very relevant beyond the traditional computer science job market (which is the hi-tech industry). Big data, in particular, has transformed many

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Types of Careers Listed by Industry, Job, and Salary

Are you checking out career options, looking for a new career, or thinking about changing jobs? The more you learn about possible options, the easier it will be to decide whether you’re interested in a particular job or industry. You might discover that you love a job, or you might find that it’s something you’d never want to do. It’s always a good idea to take time to explore career opportunities, regardless of whether you’re just starting out or at mid-career looking for something different the next time around.

Here’s some information on a variety of different careers, organized by industry. You can also check out lists of careers organized by other categories, such as type of position (seasonal, part-time, etc.), and explore jobs that pay particularly well.

You will learn the steps you need to take to enter a particular career field, what types of qualifications you will need

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Early Career Programs – NBA Careers

INTERNSHIP PROGRAM

Our Summer Internship Program is a hands-on opportunity for enrolled college students to build their work experience and learn the behind-the-scenes operations of the NBA league office. Over the 10-week program, summer interns participate in a series of events and activities exposing them to the many facets of the NBA’s business, including the WNBA and NBA G League.

Applicant placement within an NBA department is based on the NBA’s business needs, as well as the candidate’s interest, experience, leadership skills and academic achievement. All positions are located at the NBA league offices in either New York City (midtown Manhattan) or Secaucus, New Jersey.

To qualify for the Internship Program, students must be either (a) enrolled in an accredited undergraduate college or university and be between their junior and senior year OR (b) graduate students (typically MBA) between their first and second years, or law students between years one

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Careers In Music | Music Schools & Colleges

Some people are not sure why they might attend a music school? After all, plenty of musicians (and non-musicians) develop careers in music without the aid of attending a music college. The reason is simple: learn your craft quickly, and learn it from experts. Surrounding yourself with others who have the same passions and goals as you is powerful. It creates momentum. It secures your identity as someone who will have a music business career.

Getting the training you need can help launch your career because it reduces the often inefficient time we spend trying to learn a skill on our own. For example, it’s much more efficient for many people to start a career as an audio engineer after they have attended a music school to learn the trade. Few want to hire a person who does not know what they’re doing! In short, attending a school or college

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9 Reasons to Switch Careers as Soon as Possible


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Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own.


The median tenure at a single job in the U.S. is four and a half years, and it’s been said that a person will change careers five to seven times during their lives. So if you feel the itch to make a change, it’s perfectly normal — and it can actually revolutionize your success.

What constitutes a “career change” is a bit vague, but I like to think of it as taking a job in a new industry so that you can continue to develop your personal and professional skills. With that in mind, here are nine reasons to switch careers as soon as possible:

1. You didn’t choose your current career.

There are a lot of reasons to take a job in a particular industry. If your reason had to do with desperation, a family

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AIBS Careers | Careers in the Biological Sciences

Looking for a job in biology? See who’s hiring in our classified ads.

Photo by Jose LucianaiPursuing a career in biology can be immensely rewarding and exciting. Studying biology teaches us to ask questions, make observations, evaluate evidence, and solve problems. Biologists learn how living things work, how they interact with one another, and how they evolve. They may study the evolution, natural history, and conservation of plants and animals; investigate the interactions of living organisms with light, the environment, or each other; or have careers in pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, or medical research. Their work increases our understanding about the natural world in which we live and helps us address issues of personal well being and worldwide concern, such as environmental degradation, threats to human health, and maintaining viable and abundant food supplies.

Frequently Asked Questions about Careers in Biology

What do biologists do?

In general, there are several career paths you can follow

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Jobs and Careers | IBM



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