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.

June 12, 2018

3 Reasons an Estate Planning Career Might Be for You

Estate planners can work with a family through generations, helping keep minds at ease regarding financial and legal matters. But how do you become one? Northeastern's D'Amore-McKim School of Business explains.


June 8, 2018

Data Analysis & Project Management: Benefits Of Management Techniques

For data analysts to truly affect change and have an influence over the business strategy of their organization, they have to get better at tying the phases of analytics projects to the phases of project management.


June 7, 2018

What Can You Do with a Master’s in Higher Education Administration?

Dr. Mounira Morris, lead faculty member for Northeastern's MEd in Higher Education Administration, explains the benefits of the degree and why it might be your next best move.


June 5, 2018

Healthcare Law: Navigating Our Complex System

Josh Abrams, adjunct professor at Northeastern University's School of Law, outlines the fundamentals of healthcare law in the U.S.


May 29, 2018

Open Learning: What It Is and How You Can Benefit

Gail Matthews-Denatale describes how and why colleges and universities are democratizing access to education.


May 24, 2018

Common Legal Terms All Non-Lawyers Should Know

Explore the most common legal terms every non-lawyer professional should know to be more effective in his or her role.


May 22, 2018

Accounting or Finance: Which Master's Degree Is Right for You?

Both a master’s in finance and a master’s in accounting can boost your career. It's important to know, however, which one is right for you.


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.


May 8, 2018

Intellectual Property Law in the Age of Social Media

Northeastern School of Law lecturer Jeff Blank discusses the importance of staying up-to-date on IP laws in the age of social media.


April 26, 2018

Working in Higher Education: Careers, Trends, and Must-Have Skills

Are you interested in working in higher education, but don’t know where to start? Assistant teaching professor Joan Giblin shares her advice.