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Posted August 23, 2013 by

Want an Entrepreneurship as an Entry Level Job? 10 College Majors that Could Prepare You

While everyone may not become an entrepreneur, for those who do, pursuing higher education is a smart idea.  However, what should students major in?  The following post highlights 10 college majors that can prepare you for an entrepreneurship as an entry level job.

You don’t have to go to school to be a startup entrepreneur. As Peter Thiel will try to convince you, sometimes dropping out is actually the best option for budding ‘treps. However, getting a degree can be a strong choice for many reasons. (Go here and here for some good analyses.) The right

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Posted May 20, 2013 by

8 Ways to Succeed in Summer Internships Before Pursuing Recent Graduate Jobs

An internship is a good opportunity to gain some invaluable work experience.  For students with summer internships lined up, the following post shares eight ways to succeed in these experiences before pursuing recent graduate jobs.

Internships are a fantastic way to meet new people, learn about a chosen industry and discover what your dream job is really like. There are a number of things that you can do to make sure you’re getting the most out of your internship experience. Because if your friends are hanging out at the mall over the

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8 Steps for Making the Most of Your Summer Internship

Posted May 02, 2013 by

Is Self-employment the Entry Level Job for You?

If you have been searching for an entry level job but can’t seem to find an employer you would like to work for, maybe self-employment is an option.  Learn more in the following post.

99.9 percent of all businesses in the United States are small businesses, with three‐fourths representing the self‐employed. (nase.org) Recent figures have shown that the amount of those choosing to enter into self-employment has risen dramatically since the recession started, with 367,000 more people self-employed in 2012 than there was in 2008. As 60% of this figure began working for themselves between 2011 and 2012, it would perhaps suggest that people had

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Self-employment: why it’s on the rise and how it could work for you

Posted August 06, 2012 by

8 College Degrees That Will Earn Your Money Back

As the cost of education continues to skyrocket and job prospects remain less than robust in a tough economy, the answer to the question, “What are you majoring in?” seems more important than ever.

There’s no getting around it. Education is expensive. A four-year degree at a public university costs, on average, $37,343, while an education at a private school will set you back $121,930. While statistics show that a college degree will undoubtedly open doors and increase your earning potential, you need to choose your degree carefully to ensure you’re making a wise investment.

Last week, we highlighted 8 college degrees with a poor return on investment. This week, we’ll head to the other end of the spectrum and show you 8 college degrees with great ROI (in no particular order), as well as some examples of jobs within each industry. (more…)

Posted April 24, 2012 by

Degrees to Watch Out For: Seven Fields that Are Hiring Now

Whether you’re graduating from high school or you’re an adult returning to school to improve your job prospects, you want to choose a program of study that will ensure you find a job after graduation. Let’s face it: majoring in art history or philosophy might be fascinating, but the chances of those programs leading to a lucrative and stable career are slim.

There are some majors that have excellent prospects for the next few years and are projected to be in high demand. That means that choosing one of these fields is more likely to get you a great job upon graduating and who doesn’t want that? (more…)

Posted January 28, 2012 by

Want to Invest in the Real Job Creators? Invest in Women.

Women aren’t micro–so why do they only get micro-loans? At TEDxWomen reporter Gayle Tzemach Lemmon argues that women running all types of firms– from home businesses to major factories– are the overlooked key to economic development.

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