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Isenberg Professional Development Resources

Take a look at these resources to help you learn about what’s needed to succeed in your industry.

Top Strategies for International Students Seeking Internships & Jobs in the US
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Explore Careers in Your Industry

Use the Vault Guides below as well as our “Insights Into Your Industry” database search tool to explore career paths and to find top skills and hiring trends in your industry.

Insights into Your IndustryIn partnership withLightcast logo

Use this database and search tool to get up-to-date data on companies, job titles, and top skills for your industry.

To get started, watch our tours of this tool for undergrads or grad students to help you in your search.

First, choose an industry of interest, then filter for occupation. (If you'd like to see data for a specific location only, filter by state.)

Type in a keyword to select a relevant occupation. (If you'd like to see data for a specific location only, filter by state.)


Guides to Jobs in Your Industry

Take a look at these many guides by Vault to learn about industry trends, career paths, and more.

Vault Guide to Computer Software Jobs, Third Edition

The Vault Guides to Jobs series provides essential information about key careers and industries, with an emphasis on preparing for …

Vault Guide to Consulting Jobs, Third Edition

The Vault Guides to Jobs series provides essential information about key careers and industries, with an emphasis on preparing for …

Vault Guide to Information Technology Jobs, Third Edition

The Vault Guides to Jobs series provides essential information about key careers and industries, with an emphasis on preparing for …

Vault Guide to Information Technology Consulting Jobs, Second Edition

The Vault Guides to Jobs series provides essential information about key careers and industries, with an emphasis on preparing for …

Vault Guide to Operations and Logistics Jobs, Second Edition

The Vault Guides to Jobs series provides essential information about key careers and industries, with an emphasis on preparing for …

Vault Guide to Project Management Jobs, Second Edition

The Vault Guides to Jobs series provides essential information about key careers and industries, with an emphasis on preparing for …

Gain Industry Skills and Experience

Check out the opportunities below for real-world experience through a company-sponsored micro-internship or take a LinkedIn course to learn valuable new skills.

Real-World Work Experience

Check out these 5-6 hour virtual work programs with Fortune 500 companies. These programs are free and can become part of your resume or even lead to a job interview!

Skilling Up with LinkedIn Learning

Look through this selection of courses from LinkedIn and learn new skills as well as brush up on in-demand business skills.

Nano Tips for Building Soft Skills with Elayne Fluker

Taught by Elayne Fluker
Welcome to our Nano Tips series, where LinkedIn Learning creators deliver impactful lessons in literally seconds. In this installment, discover…

Power BI Data Dashboards

Taught by Helen Wall
View Helen’s LinkedIn Newsletter Power BI is a powerful data analytics application for modeling data and creating data visualizations. To…

Data Analyst Mindset: 10 Nontechnical Ways to Influence Decisions

Taught by Mico Yuk
Becoming a data analyst has never been easier: take a Python class and boom, you’re good to go, right? Not…

Understanding Generative AI in Cloud Computing: Services and Use Cases

Taught by David Linthicum
Are you looking for an overview of cloud-based generative AI (GenAI) services? Join instructor David Linthicum in this introductory course…

Working with Recruiters to Get a Job

Taught by Jenny Foss
While most job seekers know that recruiters—or headhunters—exist, many don’t understand what recruiters do or how they can help make…

Building a Successful Business Analysis Career

Taught by Laura Paton
Are you interested in becoming a business analyst? Or are you currently working as a business analyst but feel stuck…

Creating and Giving Business Presentations

Taught by Tatiana Kolovou
What makes a compelling presentation? A presentation that is built on strong research, tailored to your audience’s interests, and designed…

Practical Python for Algorithmic Trading

Taught by Jesus Lopez
If you work in finance or have any interest in investing and trading, you know that there’s a treasure trove…

Infographics: Visualizing Relationships

Taught by Shane Snow
View Shane’s LinkedIn Newsletter In this course, author Shane Snow shows how to depict complex relationships in an easy-to-understand infographic,…

The Data Skills Survival Kit

Taught by Robin Hunt
If you’re a data analyst, you’ve no doubt learned different skills, techniques, and tools pertaining to data. But sometimes it…

Agile Project Leadership

Taught by Kelley O'Connell
Agile environments present some unique challenges and opportunities for leadership. In this course, instructor Kelley O’Connell covers leadership definitions, agile…

Design Thinking: Implementing the Process

Taught by Chris Nodder
You, or someone in your management chain, thinks that design thinking is the answer to all your problems. Now it’s…

User Experience (UX) for Non-Designers

Taught by Tom Green
User experience (UX) design is more than just pushing pixels and adding interactivity. It’s a people-centric practice that involves many…

Python for Data Science Essential Training Part 1

Taught by Lillian Pierson, P.E.
Python for Data Science Essential Training is one of the most popular data science courses at LinkedIn Learning. It has…

Succeeding in Web Development: Full Stack and Front End

Taught by Ray Villalobos
View Ray’s LinkedIn Newsletter Do you want to become a web developer? Nowadays, web development isn’t one job. There is…

Lean Six Sigma: Analyze, Improve, and Control Tools

Taught by Richard Chua
The Green Belts or Black Belts that lead Lean Six Sigma projects are well-trained and ready to guide your project…

Inclusive Leadership

Taught by Dr. Shirley Davis
Join global workforce management expert Dr. Shirley Davis as she shares how to create and lead an organization that leverages…

Data Analytics for Business Professionals

Taught by John Johnson
What can data analytics do for your business? Take a lesson from companies like Xerox and UPS. Data analytics can…

PowerPoint: Designing Better Slides

Taught by Heather Ackmann
Designed for non-designers, this course introduces average business professionals to key design components and requirements for purposeful PowerPoint slide design.…

Developing Cross-Cultural Intelligence

Taught by Tatiana Kolovou
Being able to work across cultures is an increasingly necessary skill for all employees. Communications expert Tatiana Kolovou helps you…

Career News & Advice

Read up on hiring trends, job search tactics, and tips from experts.

Join Clubs & Professional Orgs

Get involved by joining one of the organizations below, including Isenberg student clubs and professional organization connected to your industry and interests.

Isenberg Student Clubs

Find a club that is related to your industry, can help with your professional development, or simply connects you with other Isenberg students.

Professional Organizations

Learn about and maybe even join a professional organization in your industry. Professional organizations sponsor conferences, publish articles and magazines, and sometimes
offer networking events relevant to your industry and special interests.

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Office of Career Success
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121 Presidents Drive
Amherst, MA 01003

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