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.

September 20, 2017

4 Industries Where a Graduate Degree Pays Off

Looking for a job that offers high growth, career advancement, and increased earning potential? Consider these careers that prefer or require a graduate degree.


September 18, 2017

4 of Today’s Emerging Project Management Trends

What do you need to know today to prepare for tomorrow? CJ Walker Waite, a professor of practice at Northeastern, explains.


September 5, 2017

7 Careers to Consider in Education Administration

Are you interested in pursuing a career in education administration? Here are seven roles to consider, from principal to president.


August 28, 2017

The Unexpected Impact Project Management Could Have on Your Career

Even if you don’t pursue project management, the discipline will have an impact on your career. CJ Walker Waite, a professor of practice at Northeastern, explains.


August 24, 2017

Why You Should Study Data Analysis

Thomas Kang, CEO of Allied Inventors, explains the importance and future impact of data analysis.


August 22, 2017

How Much Do EdD Graduates Make?

An EdD can offer a return on investment that’s fulfilling both personally and professionally.


August 21, 2017

5 Free Project Management Software Tools to Consider

Explore popular project management tools that can help you and your team achieve business goals—without breaking the bank.


August 17, 2017

Data Scientist vs. Data Analyst: What's the Difference?

What's the difference between data scientists and data analysts? Though both individuals work with data, data analysts and data scientists have very different roles. Here are three things you should keep in mind when deciding which career path is right for you.


August 15, 2017

5 Tips for Choosing Your EdD Dissertation Topic

You’ve decided you want to earn your EdD, now it’s a matter of choosing your dissertation topic. Associate teaching professor Corliss Thompson shares her top tips.


August 8, 2017

8 of the Highest-Paying Careers for EdD Holders

What’s the ROI of earning your EdD? Here’s a look at eight of the highest-paying careers.