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Cybersecurity vs. Computer Science: What’s the Difference?

The difference between cybersecurity vs. computer science is subtle since cybersecurity is a specialization within computer science. Cybersecurity specialists primarily deal with protecting companies, data, and systems from cyberattacks, like ransomware, viruses, or phishing attempts. On the other hand, computer …

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Data Science vs. Software Engineering: What’s the Difference?

If you have a passion for coding and technology, a software engineering or data science career could be right for you. But what’s actually the difference between data science vs. software engineering? One key difference is that while data science …

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Top Career Paths in the Age of AI

The age of artificial intelligence is here, and AI is quickly changing the way we work, learn, and live. Below, we look at some of the career paths currently in high demand in the age of AI. We outline what …

By Firsthand
We help applicants, students, job-seekers and professionals like you find the right career path using the power of firsthand experiences.
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Prompt Engineering Is the New ChatGPT Skill Employers Are Looking For

Since ChatGPT burst onto the scene, prompt engineering has become the hot new skill employers are looking for. Consider that on LinkedIn, the number of job postings that mention “generative AI” has risen 36-fold in 2023 over 2022. Or that …

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Top 5 Reasons to Participate in the Engineering & STEM Career Spotlight

The Engineering & STEM Career Spotlight is a niche recruiting event designed to connect engineers, scientists, and hiring managers in industry with top WashU engineering talent. This is WashU’s signature event for engineering and computer science students. All WashU students …

By Kelli Delfosse
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National Association of Environmental Professionals (NAEP)

The National Association of Environmental Professionals (NAEP) is a multi-disciplinary association for professionals dedicated to the advancement of the environmental …