Career Planning

What’s the Best Nursing Degree to Get?
August 6, 2019 | Academic Success | Career Planning | Healthcare

  With the nursing industry booming, we get a lot of questions …

Radiologic Technology Degrees
July 24, 2019 | Academic Success | Career Planning | Healthcare

What can you do with a degree in radiologic technology? We’re glad …

How Long Does It Take to Become a Dental Assistant?
July 9, 2019 | Career Planning | Healthcare

          There’s no requirement of formal education to …

Taking the Plunge into Trade School: Important Considerations
February 18, 2019 | Career Planning

From career fairs to campus tours, by the time you’re a junior or …

What to do after a Career Fair?
November 9, 2018 | Career Planning

A Career fair provides an excellent opportunity to meet recruiters face-to-face and …

Do you have your 20-second elevator speech?
November 5, 2018 | Career Planning

A 20-second elevator speech is a sales pitch, and it’s very short.  …

Leveraging Social Media to Find a Job
December 4, 2017 | Career Planning

Social media can be a powerful tool in your search for employment. …

8 Characteristics of a Successful Dental Assistant
April 6, 2017 | Career Planning | Healthcare

If you are considering a career as a dental assistant, there may …

Faculty Spotlight: Carol Wooten
April 5, 2017 | Career Planning | Faculty Spotlight

Our next faculty spotlight is on Carol Wooten, Program Coordinator for the …

7 Things Your Dental Assistant Wants You to Know
March 30, 2017 | Career Planning | Healthcare

Dental assisting is an incredibly important job that provides dentists with in-office …

Stay Calm. Your Dental Assistant is Here.
March 30, 2017 | Career Planning | Healthcare

One of the main reasons that people avoid the dentist is fear.  …

Responsibilities of Dental Assistants
March 27, 2017 | Career Planning | Personal Development

Dental hygienists and dentists perform a wide variety of work that targets …

Top 10 interview questions for nurses
February 16, 2017 | Career Planning | Healthcare

There is no doubt that a career in nursing is a rewarding …

The best entry-level jobs in accounting
January 24, 2017 | Business Studies | Career Planning

If you are considering a career as an accountant, you are probably …

7 best jobs for business majors in 2017
January 5, 2017 | Business Studies | Career Planning

If you are a prospective student evaluating your career options and looking …

Mastering the Telephone Interview
August 18, 2015 | Career Planning

Many companies use telephone interviews as an initial screening tool in order …

Behavioral Interviewing
July 28, 2015 | Career Planning

“Behavioral” interviews began to appear in the Chicago labor market in the …

Part-Time Jobs for Northwestern College Students
May 18, 2015 | Career Planning

One logical consequence of signing up for college is that employers will …

Federal Employment and Resumes
May 13, 2015 | Career Planning

There are thousands of Federal jobs in the Chicago metropolitan area split …

Preparing for a Career Fair
May 12, 2015 | Career Planning

A career fair is an excellent opportunity to meet several employers, face-to-face, …