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Science & Mathematics

Science and mathematics can be leveraged to find solutions to a wide range of challenges;  as such, they are present in one form or another in nearly every career. But pursuing a career in the fields of science or math involves more than just the curriculum learned in the classroom. Critical thinking, attention to detail, and organization are all equally important when applying these concepts to the real-world. Below, our collection of articles, tips, and how-to guides can help you better understand these studies and ultimately apply them to your career goals.

October 8, 2020

How to Become a Research Scientist

Kickstart your career as a research scientist with these five tips.


September 25, 2020

How to Become a Process Development Scientist

Jared Auclair, Northeastern University's director of Executive Training and Biotechnology Programs, shares his advice on pursuing a career as a process development scientist. 


September 17, 2020

What Can You Do with a Master's in Pharmacy?

Although master’s degrees in pharmacy are not common in the U.S., here are 5 degrees that will prepare you to break into the pharmaceutical industry.


September 11, 2020

How to Become a Robotics Engineer

Are you curious about starting a career as a robotics engineer? Here is a look at the steps you can take now to break into the field.


September 10, 2020

What Are the Requirements to Become a Lab Manager?

Are you interested in a career as a laboratory manager? Here is a look at the role, including common requirements companies seek when hiring lab managers.


September 3, 2020

What Is Pharmaceutical Science?

Pharmaceutical science offers several unique career paths for professionals interested in drug discovery.


September 2, 2020

Is a Robotics Degree Worth It?

A graduate degree in robotics is all but required for professionals in this evolving field.


September 1, 2020

What is Medicinal Chemistry?

Learn more about the field of medicinal chemistry, related career paths, and how to get started in the industry.


August 28, 2020

6 Robotics Skills Essential for Industry Success

Develop these 6 robotics skills to begin your robotics career. Many are required for success in computer, electrical, or mechanical engineering.


August 21, 2020

PhD vs. Master’s in Biomedical Science: What’s the Difference?

Explore the key differences between Northeastern’s biomedical science master’s and PhD programs.