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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.

April 29, 2019

10 Careers for People Who Love Math

If you love working with numbers, you're not locked into a career as a mathematician. Explore the 10 most popular careers in mathematics.


October 1, 2018

What Does A Biotechnologist Do?

Jared Auclair, Northeastern University’s director of Executive Training and Biotechnology Programs, discusses the roles and responsibilities of biotechnologists.


September 21, 2018

How to Write a Strong Biotechnology Resumé

What do recruiters expect in a good biotechnology resumé? Follow these tips to stand out to industry hiring managers and land your next role.


September 6, 2018

Working in Industry vs Academia: Which is Right For You?

For scientists, one of the biggest career decisions is choosing between working in industry and academia. Here are 8 major differences to consider when deciding which path is right for you.


August 16, 2018

5 Major Healthcare Challenges Being Solved by Digital Health Technology 

The field of healthcare is reaching an inflection point, as a number of significant challenges come to a head. Here, we explore some of the most significant issues that may soon be resolved thanks to the advent of innovative new digital health technologies.


August 14, 2018

So, You Have a Biotech Degree—Now What?

Biotechnology is a burgeoning field in need of skilled workers. Here’s how you can leverage an advanced degree.


August 9, 2018

The Importance of Networking in Science

Networking isn’t rocket science, but to some people, it can feel that way. Follow these 5 networking tips for scientists to advance your career.


August 7, 2018

Six Trends to Watch in Digital Health

Here’s how technology is driving the digital health trends poised to impact public health.


July 31, 2018

In-Demand Biotechnology Careers Shaping Our Future

Explore today's top biotechnology careers and find out how you can prepare to break into or advance your career in the industry.


May 10, 2018

Science or Science Fiction? The Future of Personalized Medicine

What's next for personalized medicine and advanced therapies? Northeastern's Jared Auclair shares his predictions.