Brien Duff

Associate Director of Career Advising

Brien Duff

Brien Duff, M.Ed., GCDF, Associate Director of Career Advising

At the University of Rhode IslandBrien earned a Bachelor of Arts with a double-major in Philosophy and English literature.  Thereafter, he completed a full-time teaching fellowship and worked as an English teacher at a priority school in an economically disadvantaged community.  After teaching English classes, writing for one of the largest metals, chemicals and commodity appraisal firms in the U.S. and working as a career navigator alongside a high school guidance office, Brien discovered his love of career counseling adult populations at a local non-profit.  Since then, he’s gone on to manage an adult education program in Providence, RI and complete a Master of Education in Counseling at Providence College.  He is excited to be a part of the Center for Career & Professional Development at RWU. 

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Announcing: Introduction to Design

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Today, we’re happy to announce the launch of a new Springboard course, Introduction to Design.

Design is one of the tech industry’s fastest-growing professional fields. Demand for accomplished designers working in UI (user interface) and UX (user experience) is expected …

By Laura Parker - Springboard
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What Is Digital Media and How Can It Help My Career?

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The term “digital media” is everywhere; you may have seen ads for a “Master’s Degree in Digital Media” or a “Certificate in Digital Media.” But what exactly is digital media, and is it worth learning more about?

In a world …

By Dalia Goldberg - Springboard
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