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Resource for Choosing a Career/Major

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The University Research & Review website offers students a personality profile to help learn career options that best fit them.  Based on the responses, they will provide up to five schools that fit your criteria.  This resource is useful for high school students still deciding what they want to study as well as current college students who may find they are looking to change majors.

Grant to Promote Manufacturing Skills

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The Center for Science Teaching & Learning has received a grant for $440,000 from the Toyota USA Foundation to promote manufacturing skills.  Working with the Long Island Forum for Technology (LIFT) and the Composite Prototyping Center, the CST&L will be offering a program for 100 Nassau County young adults aged 19-25 to obtain hands-on manufacturing training and job opportunities with several local companies having committed to hiring graduates.

 

Architecture Firms Rebuilding from the Ground Up

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Do you know 3D CAD or Building Information Modeling? If so, there's an architecture firm who's looking for you.  During the Great Recession, the business of building took a hit, architects left the field and now firms are struggling to fill vacancies. Those who left are finding it difficult to return due to the technical advancements that took place during their absence.  As a result, firms are looking to those with less experience but who possess that technical edge and are putting the time and money into training them.

Visit Crain's New York Business to read the article.

 

Area Colleges Ranked by U.S. News & World Reports

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The 2016 U.S. News & World Reports Best College rankings have been published and include a number of area schools.  The rankings are determined from a combination of over a dozen of academic excellence indicators and peer comparisons.  Schools being recognized include: Molloy, Stony Brook University, Farmingdale State College and Adelphi University.

Be an Engineer

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There are many different career opportunities for engineers including: chemical, computer software, agricultural and industrial to name a few.  Learn more about these and other engineering fields including what degrees are needed and famous names in the particular industry.