The Johnnies Blog

Welcome to Johnnie's Blog, your one-stop shop for navigating the college experience and beyond. Whether you're a future undergraduate or graduate student, we're here to help you make the most informed decision about your future and prepare for success.
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The Importance of Internships (and How They Boost Your Career Prospects)

The job market has gotten more competitive - particularly for white collar professionals - so having something that makes you stand apart from the pile of rèsumès on a hiring director’s desk makes all the difference. In fact, it may be the deciding factor of what will land you the job.

St. John's Alum and Risk Consultant

How to Get Started in Risk Management as a College Student

If you are a college student aspiring to pursue a career in risk management, then you are on the right track. This field is constantly growing and has a bright future ahead of it. It offers a plethora of fascinating career paths, including risk consulting.

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Is a Risk Management Career Right for You?

Do you have a passion for math, statistics, and finance? Are you someone who enjoys solving problems and thinking critically? If your answer is yes, then a career in risk management might be the perfect path for you.

In this blog post, we provide you with a thorough understanding of risk management, covering essential topics such as career options, required skills, and educational qualifications. By the end of this article, you will have a clear idea of whether a career in risk management is the right fit for your goals.

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The Impact of Cybersecurity

Imagine a world where all of your data—your personal, private, and sensitive data—was available
to anyone. No protection. No coverage. Now imagine that tenfold. Thousands of users’ data out
there for anyone to see.

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What Can You Do with a BSN Degree?

If you decide to earn a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing (BSN), you will be on the path to an exciting and rewarding career with many job opportunities and workplace options.

In this article, we will delve into the various work settings that nurses can work in and discuss some excellent nursing specialties accessible to BSN graduates.

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Unique Career Paths with a Master's in Neuroscience

The field of neuroscience opens you to a world of exciting career opportunities that extend beyond the laboratory. You can educate future scientists in the classroom, help nonprofits fund research, work as an artist who understands how the brain sees or hears things, and even influence laws and regulatory systems focused on new biological techniques.

Daphne V. Pierre

Life After St. John’s: Alumna Launches Successful Start-up

Former President’s Society member Daphné V. Pierre, Esq. ’09C, ’11G comes from a long family line of movers and shakers. Her father was the first Black chiropractor in Mississippi and her mother had a high-level position at the United Nations. Their morals, values, business ethic, and fortitude provided a strong foundation and motivated her to launch her own business.