IMAGE SOURCE The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) states that there were 89,500 environmental scientists in the U.S. as of 2016 (most recent data). This figure based upon those with a bachelor's degree. The BLS also reports that 9,900 jobs will change over ten years through 2026. This number represents an 11% increase or . . .
IMAGE SOURCE What is Emergency Management? The purpose of emergency management is to protect natural resources and take all measures to ensure the safety of citizens. Therefore, preparation and recovery are crucial. The event could be a terrorist attack or weather-related conditions, such as a hurricane, flood, or earthquake. Emergency managers' action starts long before . . .
IMAGE SOURCE In our post-What Jobs are there with a Degree in Graphic Arts?-we looked at specific occupations. In this article, we take a wide-angle view by presenting the business sectors, which employ graphic designers. From manufacturing to the arts, there are places to use your artistic talents in this discipline. Manufacturing There are several . . .
IMAGE SOURCE Sustainability in this context refers to the physical environment. To sustain something means to maintain or support. The word has universal implications as scientists, politicians, and economists strive to do what is best for the planet Earth. Many believe we have done a poor job at managing resources, reducing air pollution, and improving . . .
There are several similarities between the two degrees. The educational paths parallel one another, as do the degree requirements. However, the informatics nurse and the administrative nurse each play a vital role in the healthcare system. Because of the correlation between the two, it is difficult to arrive at a definitive benefit of one degree. . . .
IMAGE SOURCE Several factors affect demand. Some of these are the level of your college degree, geographical location, specialty, and business sector. This post will examine these influences of a psychology degree, which 52% of undergraduates choose as a major. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reports that as of 2016, there were 166,600 . . .
IMAGE SOURCE They both address environmental issues. However, there are differences in their approach to improving and remediating the effects on the habitat. The environmental scientist takes an analytical perspective. He/she focuses on what caused the particular condition, whereas the engineer looks at how to correct the problem. For example, the scientist looks at the . . .
IMAGE SOURCE What is Behavioral Psychology? Behavioral psychology entails the analysis of how a person's emotions and thoughts affect behavior. For example, how do negative thoughts and preoccupation with imaginary events control behavior? Simply stated, it is the study of how the mind influences behavior. Behaviorism is another term frequently applied to this area of . . .
Famous and not-so famous Industrial Designers What do these names have in common-Russel Wright, Eva Zeisel, Jony Ive, Marc Newsom, and Raymond Loewy? None of them is a household name. However, they are famous in their own right. Add James Dyson to the list, and you may guess that they are industrial designers. Dyson is . . .