Personal training is in a league of its own. With health on the minds of most people these days, personal training jobs are high in demand and trainers must stay ahead of the curve when it comes to building their clientele. In this blog, we will discuss the benefits of both personal training programs here at Swedish Institute, as well as where the personal training jobs are and what kind of jobs to expect. Our Personal Training Programs Whether you’re looking to expand your

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If you’re looking for a new career path, then you may want to consider becoming a medical assistant. The increased demand for medical assistants makes it one of the fastest growing professions in the industry today. According to the United States Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of medical assistants is projected to grow by 23% over the next seven years, which is much faster than the average for other occupations. What Do Medical Assistants Do? These highly

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Swedish Institute was bustling with excitement last September as nearly 400 alumni and faculty gathered for the institution’s Centennial celebration. Over the past 100 years, Swedish Institute has earned its stellar reputation as a leading institution dedicated to natural healing, wellness and healthcare–graduating thousands of students from the New York area and around the world. Swedish Institute was founded in 1916 as the Swedish Institute of Physiotherapy and is the oldest continuously operating massage therapy institution in the country.  The

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How Nursing has Become the Most Sought-After Job in Healthcare

Nursing is rapidly becoming one of the hottest careers in health care industry today as the industry is seeing a shortage of nurses that could top 1 million positions by the year 2020, according to the U.S. Department of Labor Statistics. Increasing Demand With nurses retiring in record numbers and the expansion of insurance coverage from job growth and the Affordable Care Act, the demand for nurses is driving up wages as employers are taking it one step further and offering generous sign-on bonuses

Swedish Institute’s Career Services Director Knows What It Takes to Succeed

The career services department at Swedish Institute is dedicated to ensuring each and every graduate is prepared with the tools and experience they need to be at the top of their game. With over 16 years of corporate recruiting experience, Richard Gardner, Director of Career Services, has earned a stellar reputation as an expert in his field in guiding students to shine above the competition. Corporate Recruiting Experience Gardner began his career with a technical recruiting company in 2000 working

Career Services: Building a Strong Resume that Shines

Earning a degree is an exciting time if you embrace your field and set your sights on starting a successful career.  But the thought of finding the perfect job after graduation can be a bit overwhelming and intimidating.  Especially when it comes to building a strong resume and beginning the job search. Here at Swedish Institute, we have a career services department that is dedicated to ensuring that every graduate is prepared with the right tools and experience needed to be at

Benefits of Oncology Massage

Oncology massage therapy has been touching the lives of cancer patients for years.  Professionals blend art and science to bring relief and a renewed sense of peace and well-being to patients worldwide.  But how exactly is massage used and why is it so important?  Below we discuss the benefits of this practice. Why Oncology Massage? Believe it or not, Oncology massage was once frowned upon as a positive intervention for offering relief for cancer patients.  It was believed that increased

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