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Top 8 Reasons to Choose a Career in Interior Design

Jul 28, 2020 10:56:13 AM

Interior design is one of the most interesting, creative, technically challenging careers out there. The industry is huge, with so many ways to specialize and so many different job options.

Want to design homes? Interested in commercial designs for retail stores or hotels? Have a passion for kitchens, bathrooms, small spaces, or eco-friendly materials? Want to own your own interior design business one day?

This field has something for everyone.

Sustainable Architecture Training: 5 Things to Know Before You Begin

Jul 23, 2020 10:02:00 AM

Sustainable architecture focuses on preserving the environment by using eco-friendly building methods and materials. There's been tremendous growth in this field all over the world. It's much more than a passing trend to "go green."

Would You Make a Good Early Childhood Educator?

Jun 12, 2020 11:48:00 AM

Working with young children is one of the most rewarding careers in the world. You get to see each individual learn and grow right before your eyes. And you get to play a key role in their development as human beings, budding students, and members of our society.

Landing Your First Interior Design Job: What Do Employers Look For?

Jun 8, 2020 9:49:08 AM

We’ve been offering an Interior Design program at Herzing for several years now. When we put together the curriculum, we looked very closely at hiring trends and the specific skills employers are looking for in new designers. 

What kinds of companies are hiring interior designers? What creative and technical skills are most in-demand right now? Who is hiring our graduates? 

Sustainable Architecture: Meet the Instructor, Explore the Diploma

Jun 4, 2020 9:50:51 AM

Herzing instructor, Sam Graceffa has over 20 years of experience in sustainable architecture and building design

Sustainable architecture is a very fast-growing field in Quebec, throughout Canada, and across the globe.

This industry is all about designing structures with minimal environmental impact. Sustainable building designers use cutting-edge technologies and products to conserve energy, lower costs, and protect natural resources.

Meet Sora: Your Guide to Herzing's Early Childhood Education Program

May 6, 2020 2:37:49 PM

Sora New teaches the Early Childhood Education program at Herzing College Montreal.

This is an excellent time to become an Early Childhood Educator (ECE) in Montreal. There is strong demand for ECEs at daycares and preschools throughout the city and across the province of Quebec.

This career is ideal for someone who loves working with young children, and is naturally interested in early childhood development. ECEs have a huge influence on a child's life. They help shape essential cognitive, physical, social and emotional skills.

Computer Networking Training: Meet the Instructor & Tour Our Program

May 1, 2020 11:19:05 AM

Photo: Karnig Kazandjian, Networking Department Head and program instructor at Herzing College Montreal

Updated January 2021.

Computer networking training is one of the most popular diploma programs at Herzing College Montreal.

The field has grown tremendously over the past few years, with increasing demand for roles like network administrator, IT support specialist, and network technician.

If you're considering this path, you're probably wondering what kind of training you need to get started. Or what jobs you can qualify for, straight out of college.

There's no one better to answer these questions than Karnig Kazandjian. Karnig is the Computer Networking department head at Herzing College Montreal.

What's it Like to Take Interior Design Training at Herzing College Montreal?

Apr 9, 2020 4:25:37 PM

There are a lot of different Interior Design programs out there, from DECs to AECs to university degrees.

Longer programs tend to delve deeper into the theory, philosophy, and history of interior design, while shorter programs focus more on practical design skills.

The interior design students we work with at Herzing are an incredibly diverse group, coming from different backgrounds and all ages. Some are recent high school graduates, others are working parents, and quite a few are international students.

What's it Really Like to Take Import/Export Training at Herzing?

Feb 25, 2020 11:43:24 AM

Karla Perez in her office at Herzing College Montreal. 

(Updated November, 2020)

Quebec is an excellent place to start a career in international trade. There is good demand for entry-level jobs like customs official and import/export clerk, and strong growth potential for import/export merchants.

Thinking of starting your own import/export business? Interested in entering the industry?

Your first step is to look into quality import/export training. Professionals in this field need a solid foundation in import/export laws, regulations, marketing, and business strategy.

Can You Become a Programmer Without a University Degree?

Feb 7, 2020 9:59:55 AM

The short answer is, yes. You can become a programmer without earning a university degree in computer science or software engineering. 

The longer answer is a bit more complicated. Starting your career without a degree will mean doing quite a bit of self-study and self-training. You need to be a hard worker and highly motivated to succeed. 

The truth is, this field is big (there are hundreds of programming languages!) and it’s changing all the time. Even with a degree, you’ll spend a lot of time studying new tech and teaching yourself new skills. 

So this begs the question: If you don’t want to go to university, what’s the best way to get your programming career off the ground? 

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