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Careers, Jobs, Graduate School

A guide designed to provide Fitchburg State students with the information they need to prepare for a career, job search, or graduate school.

Salary Research

  • Before you negotiate a salary, learn what the range is for the position.
  • Think about the cost of living for the area where you will be located.

Benefits - Part of Your Total Compensation

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  • Consider the benefits that are offered - don't just consider the monetary amount!
  • Below are just a few things that might be important to you, depending on your unique situation.
Paid Vacation? Health Insurance?
Paid Sick Leave? Moving Expenses?
Education? Training?
Advancement? Networking?
Child Care? Discounts?
Retirement? Work Environment?