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Teaching and Traveling: Part 2

Assumption College Undergraduate

Last week, we discussed the growth and popularity of students with a bachelors in education who spend time abroad teaching and volunteering before committing to a career in the United States. We mentioned the rewarding experience, ability to explore  the world and experience new cultures, and a chance to meet amazing people from many different […]

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October 29th, 2015

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Psychology Careers: Psychiatry

Assumption College Undergraduate

According to the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, the demand for psychiatrists who provide counseling for children and adolescents will double between now and 2020. It is estimated that by 2020, 12,624 psychiatrists will be needed, however, only 8,312 will be practicing. Bachelor’s of psychology majors at Assumption College can choose from dozens […]

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October 27th, 2015

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Teaching and traveling: Part 1

Assumption College Undergraduate

The Boston Consulting Group reported in 2013 that Millennials are more interested than older generations in traveling — 23 percentage points higher. And, according to The Atlantic, young people are more interested in longer, more meaningful experiences; they are more likely to choose spending little and living like locals over luxurious beach vacations. Recent Assumption […]

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October 22nd, 2015

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Starting a business in Worcester right out of school

Assumption College Undergraduate

For many ambitious business students, the idea of starting a business right after graduation is very appealing. Perks such as flexible hours, the opportunity to pursue a passion, and of course, the ultimate reward of becoming your own boss, all sound great — maybe too great. Fortune Magazine columnist, Anne Fisher, has talked to a […]

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October 20th, 2015

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Biotechnology in Massachusetts

Assumption College Undergraduate

According to Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO), modern biotechnology “provides breakthrough products and technologies to combat debilitating and rare diseases, reduce our environmental footprint, feed the hungry, use less and cleaner energy, and have safer, cleaner and more efficient industrial manufacturing processes.” That’s currently more than 250 developed biotech health care products and vaccines available to […]

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October 15th, 2015

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How to filter reliable from unreliable psychology research

Assumption College Undergraduate

All Assumption bachelor’s in psychology students gain a foundational understanding of research, taking courses such as PSY 225 Research Methods in Psychology, PSY 265 Statistics and PSY 400 Research Seminar. We also offer a Semi-Annual Psychology Department Poster Session for undergraduates to present their research. Along the way, you may come to better distinguish reliable […]

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October 6th, 2015

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Worcester Regional Research Bureau brief cites Assumption professor

Assumption College Undergraduate

Professor or Dr. Thomas White, Chair of the Economics and Global Studies Department at Assumption College, was mentioned in last month’s Worcester Regional Research Bureau brief. The document, titled, “Community Dialogues on Race—Economic Development,” offers Worcester-specific data on the city’s population, household income and housing. The brief cites Professor White’s Worcester Economic Indicators Report, showing […]

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October 1st, 2015

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