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Alternative Career Volunteer Options

Filed in Finding a Job, From the Staff, Life at WPI by on April 9, 2017 0 Comments

  Hi everybody!   I was recently chatting with one of our lovely staff members at the CDC, Amanda Dionne, and she referred me an awesome book about Alternative Career Options and I’d love to share a few pieces of information with you all!   The purpose of knowing all of your career options is […]

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No job postings? No problem!

Filed in From the Staff by on March 30, 2017 0 Comments

Using sites like Handshake and CareerShift to search for job postings is the first step in the job search process. However, you may feel dismayed if there are very few postings that interest you and for which you meet the qualifications. If this is the case, there is a lot you can do to expand your […]

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Handshake Pro-Tips!

Filed in From the Staff by on March 24, 2017 0 Comments

Hi all!   I wanted to give you all a few pro tips to help in your job search and make you as visible to employers as possible!   Pro Tip 1: Upload your resume into Handshake! You may say, “why do I have to upload my resume to Handshake when my profile has all […]

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Luck of the Goats!

Filed in Finding a Job, From the Staff, Life at WPI by on March 17, 2017 0 Comments

Hi everyone! At WPI we are pretty fortunate that industries look at us very favorably and in turn, we receive fairly healthy salaries. Frequently our average starting salary is within the top 10 in the country!   Recently the Class of 2016’s Post-Graduation report was released. It has an incredible amount of information about every […]

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Thanks for Everything and So Long!

Filed in From the Staff by on February 26, 2017 1 Comment

On June 30, 2014, I walked into the Career Development Center nervous for my first day of my new job. I had never been in the CDC prior to my interview, and this was only my second time having stepped foot in the office, but I was eager to learn about the CDC’s services and […]

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My Final Words

Filed in From the Staff, Life at WPI by on February 24, 2017 0 Comments

There is no doubt that I have grown as an individual since coming to WPI, and subsequently becoming a Peer Advisor at the Career Development Center (CDC). As Maya Angelou said, “I did then what I knew what to do. Now that I know better, I do better.” In under a year I have been […]

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Job Search Tips

Filed in Finding a Job, From the Staff by on February 15, 2017 0 Comments

One hundred days until Graduation for the Class of 2017 has come and gone. And although the chilly weather may not show it, summer will be here before we know it. To those who have already accepted a job, co-op, or internship, congratulations! This blog post is likely not for you. For those who, like […]

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On Campus Interviewing

Filed in Finding a Job, From the Staff, Interviewing by on February 14, 2017 0 Comments

Hi all!   I’m here to give you some information about On-Campus Interviewing. Many companies come to you and do interviews on WPI’s campus(awesome, right??)! If you’re applying through jobs on Handshake, many of them provide On-Campus Interviews as the next step of the hiring process. Be sure to check your email and Handshake account […]

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Virtual Biotechnology, Health, & Life Sciences Career Fair 2/7

Filed in Career Fair, Finding a Job, From the Staff by on February 2, 2017 0 Comments
Virtual Biotechnology, Health, & Life Sciences Career Fair 2/7

Interested in biotech, health, and life sciences? Looking for an internship, co-op, or job? You’re in luck! Noon-5PM online on 2/7 is the perfect opportunity. The Virtual Biotech, Health, and Life Sciences Career Fair is structured online, and accessible from any mobile or internet device. It is recommended that you create an account in advance. […]

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Career Fair Advice from Employers

Filed in From the Staff by on January 24, 2017 0 Comments

The spring career fair is coming up on Thursday, February 16th. At the fall career fair, I asked various employers what advice they had for WPI students and now I would like to share that advice with you. Here are a few employer-certified pointers to help you make the most of your career fair experience. Get […]

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