Considering a career in nursing? For many, the first exposure they get to the nursing profession is through media depictions of the career on television shows, though these depictions may not be the most accurate. Before heading off to enroll in a nursing program, take a look at a few of the…

Every Monday evening in Nampa, Idaho, a group of twenty veterans gather to share stories and support. The men range in age from grizzled Vietnam warriors to young soldiers who have just returned from Afghanistan. On the night they invited me to visit, their leader and Warrior Pointe founder,…

Summer is a great time to hang out by the pool or on the beach and enjoy the hot weather. But for as good as it feels to cool off, it’s important to remember basic water safety. This is particularly true for children and pets, who may not be strong swimmers. Drowning is the second leading…

If your graduation is just around the corner, congratulations! You’re about ready to start your career!
You’ve probably already been working with your Carrington College campus Career Services team to develop a striking resume and improve your interview skills. But one of the best things to do…

In the hopes of helping to solve the rampant vitamin A deficiency in East Africa, professor James Dale of the Queensland University of Technology is working to make bananas more rich in nutrients, essentially creating a superfood. Though Dale has been working on the project for some time, his…

Carrington students don’t have to worry about the famous summer brain drain because our terms roll on every 6 weeks, all year long. You’re in a hurry to get your career started, and with a long July 4th weekend as your only summer holiday, there’s no chance to forget what you’ve learned! But…

We recently chatted with Donna Svei, a career search expert and author of the AvidCareerist blog on how to use LinkedIn to your advantage while job searching. Read the full Q&A here.  While LinkedIn alone may not land you the job, recruiters will be searching for you online  to find out as…