The last time local breweries were as popular as they are now was in 1850 when consumers had no choice but to purchase craft brews from their local brew master. In 1980, there were only 50 registered breweries nationwide, but recently there has been a major trend in interest for local breweries. Today, the brewing industry is a major part of life in New Hampshire which includes a dozen breweries in the seacoast region alone. Organizations like the Granite State Brewing Association and Brew... Read More
Website developers continue to be sought after by companies of all sizes as web-based services become more tightly integrated with customer service and internal operations. Subsequently, experienced programmers are in high demand and the average salary for coders continues to climb.
Not surprisingly, the skills needed to become a proficient coder do not come with a wave of the wand. Rather, they are developed over time through experimentation, learning, and experience.
Even when one has charted... Read More
The second annual New Hampshire Craft Brew Conference will be held Friday, November 2 at the Backyard Brewery & Kitchen and Executive Court Banquet Facility in Manchester. This year’s event will be hosted by the New Hampshire Brewers Association in partnership with UNH Professional Development and Training.
“People get to see the full range of the industry,” said CJ White, executive director of the NH Brewers Association. “This conference is for anyone who works in the brewing... Read More
Bitcoin is the currency of the future. Thousands of businesses worldwide including Microsoft and Virgin trust cryptocurrency payments, making it the leading form of innovative transactions.
UNH Professional Development and Training is now offering Bitcoin and Blockchain workshops to help professionals develop the skills they need to be on the cutting edge of technology. Those who are proficient with this new technology will be sought after in the job market of today and tomorrow.
Bitcoin is an... Read More
A wedding is one of the most important days in a person’s life. Being a part of the experience as a wedding planner is a rewarding way to build a successful business and career.
The business of wedding planning has grown exponentially in the last 10 years, and hiring a planner has become more accessible and popular. University of New Hampshire Professional Development and Training is launching a new Professional Wedding Planning Certificate to help aspiring wedding consultants learn key skills... Read More
Abbey McIntosh graduated from UNH with a major in communication and a minor in art. Right out of school, she was fortunate to turn her part-time internship at Catchfire Creative, a digital marketing agency in New Hampshire, into a full-time job. Working as a social media coordinator, she wanted to become better versed in Adobe Suite. While Abbey had been learning every day at work, she found herself missing the academic aspect from her life. She craved a classroom environment without the... Read More
UNH Professional Development & Training will launch a Certified Public Accountant Exam Prep course this April, designed specifically to support accountants and finance professionals looking to take the next step forward in their careers. This highly sought-after CPA credential, which grants the ability to legally sign tax returns, represent clients alone, and creates opportunities for job promotion and advancement. It is notoriously hard to achieve – the four-part examination historically... Read More
The UNH Digital Marketing Conference is one of the most popular spring events offered by UNH Professional Development & Training (PD&T). The University of New Hampshire is bringing together marketing experts for the fifth annual UNH Digital Marketing Conference on Friday, May 14 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Industry leaders from Puma and Boston Celtics and regional experts will present at the conference where participants will learn the latest tools, tricks and trends from across the digital... Read More
With the national increase in healthcare-related services, the need for dental assistants is growing substantially. A career in dental assisting ranks as the fourth fastest growing occupation in the healthcare technician field.
UNH Professional Development & Training has launched a new Dental Assistant program to teach students all areas of administrative and clinical dental assisting, focusing on the responsibilities required to function as an assistant in a dental practice.
This course... Read More
Entering the field of dentistry assisting presents a variety of opportunities for growth and success in the workplace. Dental assistants are guaranteed a position because the demand is rapidly growing alongside the ever-increasing population. The role is essential to any dentistry practice and assistants are highly valued. Our Dental Assistant program provides an approachable way to get into the industry, where you can receive workforce-ready training within six short weeks.
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