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Industry Insights

Browse the industries that interest you and then dig deeper to learn more.



Do you have strong communication skills and an ability to think on your feet? Do you thrive in a fast-paced and collaborative environment that values social media and technology, and do you enjoy utilizing sound customer service skills? If so, a career in advertising may be for you. Advertising
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Are you creative? Are you inspired by collaborating with other creative minds? Do you value design and innovation and seek to pursue those qualities in a career? If so, then a career in the arts may be for you. Arts
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Biology and Life Science

How are humans different from other animals? How does sugar consumption impact the onset of diabetes? If you find these types of questions appealing, you may want to explore the field of biology and life sciences. Biology and life science


Chemistry is a physical science concerned with what matter consists of, what its properties are, and how it behaves. The scientists and technicians who do chemical research focus on the different kinds of atoms, how they interact and bond with one another, and how they interact with energy. Chemistry
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Common Good

Common good careers are values-driven work opportunities. They exist in all three sectors: public, private, and not-for-profit. Common good careers often address issues of public concern and are motivated more by mission than by profit. Common Good


Consulting firms provide expertise to assess problems facing organizations, formulate recommendations, and help implement solutions in order to achieve the objectives of their clients. Consulting
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Digital Media

Are you creative by nature, and do you enjoy employing your creativity on media and technology platforms? Are you looking for diverse opportunities to utilize your creativity in an innovative, technology-driven world? If so, then a career in digital media may be for you. Digital Media
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Do you want to make a difference in the lives of others? Do you enjoy writing, reading, and interacting with students of all ages? Consider exploring a career in education. Education
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Do you enjoy using scientific and mathematical principles to solve practical problems? Consider exploring engineering careers. Engineering
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Are you enterprising and creatively-minded? Do you enjoy taking “the road less traveled”? Consider exploring careers in entrepreneurship or at start-up companies. Entrepreneurship
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Finance and Banking

Are you hard working? Do you enjoy dealing with quantitative problems? Do you possess strong analytical skills? If so, consider exploring careers in the finance and banking industry. Finance and banking
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Geologists work to understand the history of our planet. The better they can understand Earth’s history the better they can foresee how events and processes of the past might influence the future. Geology
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Health and Wellness

Are you interested in the physical and psychological well-being of others? Consider exploring health and wellness careers. Health and Wellness
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International Affairs

Do you want a career that can expand outside of the United States? Do you tend to think about international relations and how other countries interact with each other? Are you passionate about another culture and/or language? If so, you might want to consider a career path in international affairs. International Affairs
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Journalism and Broadcast Media

Are you investigative and inquisitive by nature? Do you enjoy both technical and creative writing and value attention to detail? If so, then a career in journalism may be for you. Journalism and Broadcast media
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Do you enjoy writing, public speaking, and analytic reasoning? Consider exploring careers in the legal field. Law
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Do you enjoy thinking strategically and solving problems? Do you have a “can do” attitude, enjoy working on a team, and perform well under pressure? If so, then a career in marketing may be for you. Marketing

Mathematics and Physics

Mathematics is the science of numbers and their combinations, operations, generalizations, and abstractions. Physics is a comprehensive natural science dealing with the interaction of matter and energy. Mathematics and Physics

Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology

In a general sense, pharmaceuticals are defined as medicinal drugs that are regulated by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) or other regulatory bodies and are manufactured by pharmaceutical companies. Biotechnology, or biotech, is the use of biological research techniques to develop products and processes derived from living organisms. Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology

Public Relations

Do you have strong writing skills and keen problem-solving abilities? Are you in tune to current news in print and media? Do you thrive in a fast-paced, fluctuating environment? If so, then a career in public relations may be for you. Public Relations

Public Sector/Government

Does the idea of acting as an advocate excite you? Do you want to impact your local, state, or federal government in a meaningful way? If you enjoy fighting for public causes or problems then you may want to consider a career in public service. Public Sector/Government


Do you enjoy seeing the production of written text from the beginning stages to the end? Do you value the creativity in designing and selling publications? Are you detail-oriented? If so, then a career in publishing may be for you. Publishing

Real Estate

Are you enterprising by nature? Are you goal driven? Do you enjoy interacting with colleagues and potential clients? If the answer is yes, you may want to consider exploring careers in the real estate industry. Real estate


Are you interested in the environment and natural resources? Consider exploring sustainability careers. Sustainability

Technology and Computing

Are you a problem solver who enjoys using computer applications and devices? Consider exploring technology and computer science careers. Technology and Computing