The Tulane School of Professional Advancement offers award-winning degrees through its Emergency and Security Studies program led by instructors with extensive industry experience. To help you break into these competitive fields, we’ve compiled a few key details from an interview with three industry professionals. The discussion is moderated by Emergency and Security Studies program director Michael Wallace and associate program director Rebecca Rouse.
Know the Importance of Communication Between Agencies
In his discussion of the 9/11 attacks and the resulting report, panelist Steve Recca, director of University and Agency Partnership for the Naval Postgraduate School Center for Homeland Defense and Security, highlighted the impact of the lack of communication between United States response and intelligence agencies and the current need for improvement. Emergency and security professionals are often tasked with translating politics to action. Clear communication, delegation skills, and crisis response are crucial skills to master to stand out to hiring managers and supervisors.