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Best Jobs in 2009 - SI is Right in Line

US News and World Report released their pick for the Best Careers in 2009. Selection was based on criteria such as job outlook, average job satisfaction, difficulty of the required training, prestige and pay.

Browse graduate programs for jobs and descriptions that were included in the 2009 list:

Management Consultant

As pressures to control costs continue, ever more companies are looking worldwide for both human resources and for their supply chain. Sourcing advisory services is among the fastest growing niches in management consulting. Also look for recession-resistant areas such as healthcare and information technology.

Government Manager

Eighty percent of government employees are managerial, compared with only 25 percent in the private sector. Management opportunities are abound in everything from human resources to finance, research to public relations, and technology to art, with jobs throughout the U.S. and the world.

Higher Education Administrator

There are lots of management jobs on campus, from student affairs to academic affairs, admission to alumni affairs, physical plant to student health service.

Library Information Scientist
Librarians have become high-tech information sleuths, helping patrons plumb the oceans of information available in books and digital records. They work for colleges, law firms, hospitals, prisons, corporations, legislatures, the military, and nonprofit agencies.

Usability / User Experience Specialist
Usability Specialists help ensure that products, especially technical ones, are easy and pleasurable to use. They may work, for example, on voting machines, the next generation iPhone, a medical imaging machine, an athletic shoe production line, or a shopping website.

Posted by kkowatch at February 11, 2009 03:56 PM


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