Options for Careers in Health: Medical School Isn’t the Only Path

Health Professions Week, November 16-21

As an academic advisor in the Biology Advising Center, our team has anecdotally observed an upward trend in the number of students with the career goal of going to medical school.

While our alumni have gone on to becoming successful …

By Katerine Pais
Katerine Pais Academic Advisor
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4 Steps to Picking a Major from Someone in your Shoes

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Unfortunately, there is not one magic trick that will lead you to the major and career that is perfect for you. Finding one that is a good fit can be an extremely messy and stressful process. I would know, …

By Sean Roach
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What even is Human Resources? Exploring the field of HR and what it has to offer.

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The Human Resources department in any industry plays large role in a company’s success. So, what exactly is human resources and why is it so important? Many professionals think HR is just there to hire new employees or handle complaints, …

By Kristen Barbaris
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Interested in working in higher education? Check out this event!

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The Springfield College Division of Student Affairs invites undergraduate and graduate students to register for the Careers in Student Affairs Drive-in Conference scheduled for Friday, October 18, 2019. Ideal for aspiring Student Affairs/Higher Education practitioners, this informative drive-in conference will …

By Ana Clara Blesso
Ana Clara Blesso Associate Director, Career Coaching & Experiential Learning Ana Clara Blesso
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Obtaining a JD and Masters in Social Work

Choosing a career in social work and law.

Are your passions driven by the need to impact society? Are you interested in working with children? Families? Couples? Marginalized or oppressed groups? Do you find yourself frustrated with the legal system? If you answered yes to any of the …

By Ashley Andino
Ashley Andino Career Intern
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Setting Yourself Up for Success in Your Practicum

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A new school year means new classes, new experiences, and for many, a new practicum placement! A practicum is a great opportunity to learn more about your future career, meet other professionals in your field, engage with different areas in …

By Kalle Nelson
Kalle Nelson Graduate Assistant Kalle Nelson
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Career Fair Prep Mistake #1

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Filters. We love filters. Don’t let filters make you sad, though. Let me paint a scene for you that might sound familiar:

Maybe you heard about the upcoming Career Fairs, your roommate is going, a couple people from your stats …

By Eran Peterson
Eran Peterson Career Consultant, School of Engineering Eran Peterson
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On-Campus Opportunities for Undergraduates Interested in Education

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Many undergraduate students have an interest in working in education – but are not sure where to get started. Education is a broad field, which can include classroom teaching, managing a program in an educational setting, employee development and training in …

By Ana Clara Blesso
Ana Clara Blesso Associate Director, Career Coaching & Experiential Learning Ana Clara Blesso
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Quick-Entry Healthcare and Medical Support Careers

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True or False: All jobs in healthcare require years and years… and years… of education.

False! While obtaining the education required to become a physician, dentist, or nurse practitioner may take up to 10 years, there are numerous other rewarding …

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Math careers in unlikely places

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You’ve heard it again and again… “What are you going to do with a Math degree, teach?”. When we keep getting this question, it can make us wonder if that is the only option, or if that’s the best option. …

By Eran Peterson
Eran Peterson Career Consultant, School of Engineering Eran Peterson
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