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5 Questions to Ask About Your Employer’s Tuition Assistance Benefit

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More than half of U.S. employers offer tuition assistance/reimbursement as an employee benefit, according to the Society for Human Resource Management’s 2019 Employee Benefits Survey. If your employer is in this group, this is a great way for you to advance your education and career, often at considerable savings. To find out if your employer …

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Graduate Student Spotlight: Michael Richards ’11, Physical Therapy Graduate

Are you considering a career in healthcare and thinking about getting your doctorate degree in Physical Therapy? Physical therapists are in high demand and the need for physical therapy professionals is set to grow in the foreseeable future, meaning high prospects for job placement after degree completion. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, …

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An Interview with Boris Jukic, director of Clarkson’s Applied Data Science master’s degree program

Big data. Artificial Intelligence. Machine learning. Forecasting. Phrases related to data science continue to permeate nearly all sectors of industry and business, and the field of data science is still growing. Clarkson University offers a master’s degree in Applied Data Science to meet the increasing need of companies to hire skilled and highly trained data …

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Graduate Student Spotlight: Dustin Brown, Occupational Therapy Graduate

Are you considering a career in healthcare and thinking about getting your master’s degree in Occupational Therapy? Occupational therapists are and will continue to be in high demand, meaning high prospects for job placement after degree completion. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the demand for occupational therapists will continue to grow by …

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Graduate Student Spotlight: Caleb Hughes, MAT student

Are you considering a career in teaching and thinking about getting your Masters of Arts in Teaching? According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the employment of teachers is projected to grow as the population of school-aged children continues to increase. Having strong enrollment in teacher preparation programs, like Clarkson’s Master of Arts in …

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Finding Your Place in the Business of Energy

From lighting and heating your home to fueling and maintaining an electric car, the products and benefits of energy production play a significant role in our daily lives. But how much does the average person really know about the energy business?  “Most people understand that electricity is generated somewhere, but they don’t understand what happens …

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Bioethics in Our Dynamic Healthcare System

Life is full of choices, and in the healthcare industry, those choices may mean the difference between life and death. Since its inception in the 1960s, the field of bioethics has played a major role in supporting decision-making and policy formulation within the healthcare system, but being in the midst of a global pandemic has …

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Bioscience: Narrowing Your Focus

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Bioscience is an umbrella term for a vast and diverse industry with a number of subsectors. While all of these fields share a similar approach — applying a biological solution to societal problems and issues — each subsector applies their own specialized lens to any given problem.  Understanding the Terms So you are interested in …

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Turning an Environmental Policy Degree Into a Career

From air quality to hazardous chemical regulations, our daily lives are heavily influenced by a wide range of policies and laws that affect our environment and keep us healthy. Environmental policy professionals work with scientists, legislators and business leaders to address the complex socioeconomic and political realities that influence public behaviors and opinions. For individuals …