Industry Advice

When it comes to understanding your preferred industry of interest, it’s important to learn the trends and guidelines from current and former industry professionals. At Northeastern, faculty members regularly answer the question: How do I find industry advice? With real-world experience and expertise, Northeastern faculty members weave real-world experience into the classroom. Here, we’ve compiled advice, articles, and how-to-guides to help guide your path toward learning more about your industry.

May 25, 2020

8 Essential Traits for Effective Leadership in Higher Education

For leaders in higher education, it’s both an exciting and a challenging time. These 8 traits help effective leaders develop plans and make decisions for long-term success.


May 25, 2020

UN Careers: 9 United Nations Career Paths

Learn more about the UN's nine distinct career paths for professionals in nearly every discipline.


May 20, 2020

7 Professional Skills All Scientists Need

While technical skills are important, employers are placing more value on biotechnology candidates with strong soft skills.


May 18, 2020

15 Tips for Managing a Software Project

Software project managers are in high demand and earn a high salary. If you’re looking to move into the field, these 15 tips will help set you up for success.


May 15, 2020

How Educators are Making a Difference During a Global Pandemic

Here's a look at how students, graduates, and faculty from Northeastern’s Graduate School of Education are making a difference during the COVID-19 pandemic.


May 7, 2020

How to Create a Project Communication Plan

Communication can make or break a project. Learn why you need a project communication plan, and what steps you can take to create one.


May 6, 2020

Artificial Intelligence vs. Machine Learning: What’s the Difference?

Artificial intelligence and machine learning are often used interchangeably, but have several differences. Here’s an overview of these differences.


May 4, 2020

A Guide to IoT Careers

As the Internet of Things expands, professionals who understand the ins and outs of connectivity will be in high demand.


May 2, 2020

Business Model Innovation: What It Is And Why It’s Important

Here's a look at how business model innovation can enable a company to meet a disruptive threat head-on, embrace change, and succeed long term.


April 30, 2020

International Consulting: Roles, Responsibilities, and Salaries

Working overseas or managing an international team requires particular skills and a global perspective, but the work also comes with unique rewards.