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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.

March 7, 2017

Get to Know Toronto's Job Market

Learn more about Toronto's biggest industries and how Northeastern University–Toronto is helping meet the demand.


March 1, 2017

How Jim Holst Integrates Real-World Security Scenarios into His Classroom

Holst, a faculty member in the former Master of Arts in Homeland Security program, is helping students "talk the talk" and "walk the walk" when it comes to IT issues and management.


February 7, 2017

Mara Acel-Green Leverages Her Expertise to Guide Future Nonprofit Managers

"It's thrilling to teach people interested in a field you are passionate about and see them shift in such a short period of time," says Mara Acel-Green.


January 26, 2017

How One Faculty Member Interconnects Art, Design, and Emerging Technologies

"Just because we can do something with technology doesn't mean we should," says Northeastern lecturer Lisa deBettencourt.


January 18, 2017

Get to Know Seattle's Job Market

Learn more about Seattle's biggest industries and how Northeastern University–Seattle is helping meet the demand.


January 10, 2017

Chris Bolick on Teaching Project Management

Chris Bolick, building design manager at Lowe's, shares his experience teaching at Northeastern.


December 8, 2016

Why You Should Get an MBA

Are you trying to decide whether you should get your MBA? Associate Professor Todd Alessandri, faculty director of our full-time MBA program, shares his insight on the degree's benefits.


November 14, 2016

Welcome from the Associate Vice Provost for Graduate Education

Phil He, associate vice provost for graduate education, welcomes all incoming graduate students to campus, and highlights what's in store for the years ahead.


September 30, 2016

Northeastern Classified in Top Tier for 'Highest Research Activity'

Northeastern is now recognized as only one of 115 universities nationwide in the top tier for research activity.


September 15, 2016

Why You Should Consider a Career in Technical Writing

What is technical writing and how does it differ from other kinds of content? Northeastern alumna Kate Schneider, a senior technical writer at MadCap Software, explains.