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“I wasn’t trained in the technology field, but I picked it up along the way, and now serve as a business and technology voice within my organization. The ability to learn quickly is key for people in the tech field,” says Christopher Young.
“My clinical experience from my internship and postdoctoral fellowship built a foundation for my career; as it was in those experiences that I learned how to apply what I learned in class and in textbooks to real life.”
Bob Kessler, Campus President and Regional Vice President of Universal Technical Institute says “don’t ever underestimate how valuable it is to be able to connect with your students.”
“Increasingly, we’re seeing a trend toward greater professionalism in law enforcement and corrections; so a bachelor’s degree (and in some cases, even a master’s degree) is tremendously helpful for securing a good job in the field,” says Leanne Owen a Professor of Criminal Justice at Neumann University.
Programming helps train the eye for strict detail and train the mind for strict logic. Logic is extremely necessary to work with computers on a day-to-day basis.
“Drexel’s online RN to B.S.N. program has taught me that there is more to nursing than just being a staff nurse,” says Rebecca Lance, Substitute School Nurse at Flemington-Raritan School District.
“Graduates should possess an intuitive knack for the technology being studied,” says Vincent Palochko, Director of Human Resources at Linode.com.
The majority of growth can be found in retail sales, tourism and real estate leasing according to the Federal Reserve Beige Book.
“I always ask my students to really explore their motivations for going into this profession,” says Dr. Evans-Weaver of Widener University.
While a student is in law school they should look for extra-curricular opportunities such as being a member of the Moot Court team or a member of the school’s law journal.
“Today’s educators must recognize and address the ‘life’ needs of their students before beginning to recognize and address their educational needs,” says experienced educator David Bretzius.
“Linux training and experience is a must,” says Jonathan Curry – a community manager and developer evangelist at Linode.
“The best part of my nursing education was the clinical time with instructors, which provided one-on-one interaction with patients,” says Kathy Conallen.
Marc Brownstein, President & CEO of Brownstein Group, Philadelphia’s oldest independent brand communication agency, says “It’s so critical to get as much on the job experience under your belt as possible.”
Training her brain to process the information quickly in order to attain the proficiency at 225 words a minute was more of a challenge for Lauren Sweeney.