April 28, 2016

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The Gap, That is.. The Wage Gap

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Do you consider yourself a feminist? Do I consider myself a feminist? I think so. I had never really thought about it until I was told that feminism is really only a belief in the equality of men and women. So in that case, absolutely! Do you know that in the work place, men and […]

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April 8, 2016

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Get What You Deserve!

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Jacqueline Ngo

As college students, almost any salary above minimum wage is enticing because it is probably more than any salary we’ve ever had. However, it’s important to know your worth and to know if you’re getting what you deserve. Negotiating job offers sounds intimidating, but it’s certainly encouraged – for both internships and full time jobs. […]

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March 28, 2016

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AWESOME Job Search Database!

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Gianna Terravecchia

Hey Friends! This year is coming to a close and I cannot believe how fast it went! It is crazy. So a lot of my friends have been wondering what are the best job posting sites to look into. JobFinder is a great option because these job postings are ones that employers are specifically seeking […]

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March 25, 2016

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Today I Learned That…

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Matt Murphy

  …there are JobFinder Training Sessions! Before explaining exactly what those are, I just have three questions: Do you have a JobFinder account? Have you signed in? Do you know “how to JobFinder”?   If you answered no to any of these questions, I have good news for you! The Peer Advisors are hosting two JobFinder […]

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March 4, 2016

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Utilizing Multiple Resources

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Omesh Kamat

Hey Everyone! I hope finals went well for all of you! Today I wanted to talk about some cool CDC resources you might not have known about and how you can combine multiple resources to your benefit. This is actually a little funny, but I didn’t know about some of these resources either, even thought […]

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February 25, 2016

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#tbt Throwback to the Career Fair

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Matt Murphy

It’s Throwback Thursday so let’s look waaaaaay back to last Thursday and talk about the Career Fair!   Last Thursday over 185 companies came to campus to chat with students about their jobs, their companies, and even possible employment opportunities! Since you’re reading this, I hope you went and now are looking for advice and […]

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February 19, 2016

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Hidden Treasure at the CDC

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Jacqueline Ngo

Hello there! I hope everyone had a successful career fair yesterday. This time, there were 185 companies represented and over 2,000 students attended. Did anyone notice that Facebook was there? It shows you how awesome WPI is – in particular, it shows you how great the CDC is at developing relationships with employers. Now that […]

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February 4, 2016

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Networking Night Reflection

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Matt Murphy

Hey guys! It’s felt like its been a year since I’ve written to you all! Are those new year jokes getting old yet? Probably… If you didn’t go, or hear about it, the CDC hosted a Networking Night this past Monday night at Higgins House. It’s like LinkedIn for real life! I know talking to […]

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January 29, 2016

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Take Your Resume to the Next Level

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Omesh Kamat

Hey Everyone! I hope you are all having a fantastic C term so far. We only have 3 more weeks until the Spring Career Fair, so I wanted to bring up the topic of resumes. Resume is a single page document which can secure interviews for you with potential employers. Your resume should reflect who you […]

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January 22, 2016

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C-Term Job Hunt

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Jacqueline Ngo

Happy C-Term! Welcome back everyone. Hopefully you were able to recharge over winter break and you’re ready for a busy term. C-term, as we all know, is usually considered to be the toughest term of the academic year with the harsh weather, the lack of scheduled days off, and the overall work load. C-term is […]

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