Tag: Career

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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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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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The Places a Global Supply Chain Major Can Go!

Hi All, my name is Mary Kate Wainwright and I am a proud alum of the Clarkson class of 2019. I was a Global Supply Chain major during my time at Clarkson, and I now work at GAP Inc. Distribution Center, as an Operations Supervisor. I specifically work for the Old Navy Online distribution.  It …

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Why Clarkson’s Computer Science Program is for Me

Hi! My name is Peter-John King. I am currently a Clarkson junior (class of 2022) double majoring in computer science and data science. I’m also in the Honors Program. I was born and raised in Kingston, Jamaica. Why Computer Science I had initially chosen to pursue computer science because I loved coding in high school. …

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How to Make a Career Change?

You’ve given it a lot of thought and you’ve reached a decision: You’re ready for a career change. But how do you make that happen? First, take some time to reflect on where you’ve been, where you’re headed and why you’re looking to make a career change. Begin by identifying the source(s) of your dissatisfaction: …

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Capitalizing on Your Career Strengths at Every Stage

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What are your strengths? It’s a question you can expect during almost any job interview. It’s also something you should ask yourself periodically, even if you’re not considering a job or career change. By identifying the types of tasks you excel at and enjoy doing, you’ll have an easier time building a successful, fulfilling career. …

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6 Ways to Position Yourself for a Promotion

No matter how much you like your job, chances are a time will come when you want more. Adding responsibilities, challenges, and the accompanying income and stature is the natural next step in your career. But how do you make it happen? Here are six tips to position yourself for a promotion. Be a team …

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Navigating Your Career Path

Whether you’re in business or engineering, healthcare or education, or virtually any other field, the landscape is constantly changing. The good news is that change can be exciting. In fact, it often brings the types of opportunities that Clarkson graduates have a reputation for seizing and solving. Change also often prompts some self-reflection about your …

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Tips for Getting the Most Out of a Career and Graduate School Fair

At some point in your academic career, you will most likely have the opportunity to attend a graduate school and career fair. And even though that may seem a bit overwhelming or intimidating, remember that it is just that — a great opportunity for you to network and learn about companies, positions and programs you …

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Clarkson Ignite: New Spaces, New Opportunities

What will you do in college to chase your passion and prepare yourself for a lifetime of success? What will it take?  In a world where nearly half of all U.S. jobs are at risk of automation (Frey & Osborne, 2013), universities must create innovative content, delivery methods and programming to continue fostering talent that …