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Have you ever wanted to know what it was like to work in a particular career? What it means to be “on the job, all day, every day?” Here is your chance. University Honors, in partnership with the NIU Alumni Association, is offering NIU Honors students an exclusive opportunity to shadow an NIU alumnus for...
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Cardinal & Black and Legacy members of the NIU Alumni Association have been enjoying a new online career enhancement series. The series of monthly webinars focuses on career skills and delivers the nation’s top career authors and experts right to your computer. Webinars are held on the first Wednesday of each month and are subsequently...
Mark Savickas
With the economic downturns and the advent of new technologies, people can no longer make a decision about their career in early adulthood and plan to stick with it over multiple decades until retirement forces them to leave the working world. Indeed, with economic changes that lead to cut-backs, technological advances that change the needs...
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NIU is becoming a regional leader in changing Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degrees into pathways for bachelor’s degrees. Formerly, the AAS was regarded as a “terminal” degree, because its career and technical emphases prepared students for specific professions but not for further college studies. “The concept of a terminal associate degree is becoming obsolete,”...