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A Masters in Legal Studies - Careers for Non-Lawyers
Did you know there are so many federal laws in the U.S. that the Library of Congress has thrown up its hands, calling any effort to count the number of laws a “fruitless effort?” And that’s just the federal laws! Even on state and local levels, a deluge of new […]

What Can You Do with a Master’s in Legal Studies? ...


The Pitfalls and Possibilities of Being “Social”
Do you think that negative comment you made on Facebook about your previous employer isn’t a big deal, or that photo of you and your friends drinking at a college party five years ago will be viewed as “just the typical college student?” Guess again. Warren Buffett once said, “It […]

The Pitfalls and Possibilities of Being “Social”


A look at Data Scientist Jobs
In 2012, the Harvard Business Review declared that a data scientist was “the sexiest job of the 21st Century.” In 2014, LinkedIn announced that statistical analysis and data mining were the number one skill sets leading to job candidates getting hired. However, the excitement surrounding this position was quickly bridled […]

Are Data Scientist Jobs Still Hot in 2017? A Look ...



Participants at Hodges University Job Fair
By Jama Thurman, Manager of Counseling and Career Services Walking into a career fair may seem like a daunting task. You may be one of many candidates competing for an employer’s attention, but you can earn an advantage over others by following these guidelines for job fair success. Wear Appropriate […]

Six Techniques to be Successful at a Career Fair


Students in PTA class at Hodges
Are you looking for a satisfying and enjoyable career in the medical field that provides you opportunities to help others? Maybe becoming a doctor or a nurse doesn’t sound right for you, but have you thought about a future in physical therapy? For the patient recovering from a car accident […]

Build Your Future as a Physical Therapist Assistant


Edward Davis
If Edward Davis could choose one word to describe himself, it would be “driven.” From life in the military, to becoming a first-generation college graduate and continuing his educational pursuits in a master’s program, to managing his own business, Davis isn’t afraid of taking on new challenges. Growing up in […]

A Life of Firsts



Professor Anke Stugk teaching in the BB&T Finance Lab at Hodges
A traveler at heart, Anke Stugk is always moving towards the next goal. From traveling throughout Europe, to moving to the United States, to redirecting her focus on advancing her career goals, she is determined to make it to the next step. “If a degree is something you need to […]

Setting Her Goals High


Students and professor in a digital design class.
Creativity is an important part of any career. Possessing the ability to analyze, think outside the box and offer creative solutions are positive skill sets employers seek when interviewing potential candidates. While many individuals hear the word “creative” and automatically think painter, actor or writer, many careers will allow you […]

Visual Communication and Graphic Design: Embrace Your Creative Side


Image of a public speaker.
By Jama Thurman, career services manager at Hodges University In a 2016 survey by the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE), 70 percent of employers reported they are seeking candidates with strong written and verbal communication skills. The only attributes ranking higher than communication are leadership and the ability […]

Professional Communication Skills and Why They Matter