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Job Resources for Education Majors in Massachusetts

Assumption College Undergraduate

There are over 400 public school districts in Massachusetts. Although the hiring process is different for each, here are some tips to help Assumption education students secure a teaching position after they graduate. There are multiple resources available to help you find open teaching positions. The first is your advisor. Assumption advisors have contacts in […]

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February 26th, 2015

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What makes psychology a good major for physical therapy graduate school?

Assumption College Undergraduate

Assumption College recognizes the power of combining a Liberal Arts foundation —majors like psychology — with preparation for professional and allied health graduate programs, like physical therapy. Functional movement is central to good health. Physical therapy is a health profession that helps people develop, maintain and restore maximum movement and functional ability through life. Physical […]

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February 24th, 2015

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Alumnus Recognized in Worcester Business Journal’s 40 Under Forty

Assumption College Undergraduate

Matthew Doyle ‘98 was named to Worcester Business Journal’s “40 Under Forty” list — a yearly recognition that honors the best and brightest business leaders under 40 in Central Massachusetts. Among his many accomplishments, Doyle built a central commissary that supplies fresh baked goods to his family’s Dunkin’ Donuts shops, including the Assumption location. Later, […]

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February 19th, 2015

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Education Technology Companies lead the way in 2015

Assumption College Undergraduate

In the last several years, Education Technology, or simply “EdTech” has put itself on the map in the world of education, both nationally and internationally. At the forefront of innovative companies worldwide, EdTech companies are leading the transformation of learning practices, putting them at the top of government agendas, working with education thought leaders and […]

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February 17th, 2015

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Making the most out of your business internship

Assumption College Undergraduate

One of our previous posts offered tips on how to successfully juggle school and an internship. While mastering time management and planning techniques is one hurdle, ensuring that you get the most value out of an internship is another challenge. Some interns find themselves doing a range of mundane tasks that have almost nothing to […]

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February 10th, 2015

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What can biology majors learn from this year’s blizzard?

Assumption College Undergraduate

Caption: NASA captured this image of last week’s storm from its climate and weather satellite Suomi-NPP. The Blizzard of 2015 is officially the snowiest storm on record in Worcester, Massachusetts. The final count: 34.5 inches of snow. Assumption students are back in class after some welcomed snow days. And those in biology courses know of, […]

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February 5th, 2015

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The tasty side of psychology: study of food and the brain

Assumption College Undergraduate

So much of culture is centered around food — Family gatherings, holidays, festivals devoted to special foods, weddings, dates and sporting events. Food psychology tries to uncover the mysteries behind food and culture and its role in our minds. It’s a broad subject area, and it studies everything from chemical brain triggers of specific foods […]

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February 3rd, 2015

Posted in Psychology

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