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Greek Networking

Filed in From the Staff, Life at WPI by on December 6, 2016 0 Comments

At WPI, we benefit from a pretty phenomenal Greek Life system that features 13 fraternities and 6 sororities with over 30 percent of campus having affiliation in these organizations. Over the past few weeks, both women and men’s recruitment have completed, adding in hundreds of new members to the greek community. So, you new members […]

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How To Make a Federal Resume

Filed in Finding a Job, From the Staff by on November 28, 2016 0 Comments

The purpose of a resume is to summarize and align yourself with the position you are seeking. With only a few exceptions, resumes at the undergraduate level should be a one page long document, organized by relevance, highlighting your qualifications and strengths. However, a federal resume provides in greater depth your experiences, typically running two-five […]

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Job Offer Time Crunch

Filed in Finding a Job, From the Staff, Interviewing by on October 31, 2016 0 Comments
Job Offer Time Crunch

OMG YAY I got a job offer! Wait, I only have 5 days to respond? I have interviews in a couple weeks, that’s not enough time! If this happened to you recently, don’t fret! The CDC is to help you with all your job offer and negotiations issues and concerns. This is actually pretty common […]

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Thankful for Thank You Notes!

Filed in From the Staff by on October 7, 2016 0 Comments

Hey Friends, This week’s post is a reminder for you to be constantly writing Thank you Notes! Whether it be after the Career Fair, a Job Interview, a Company Info Session, or a Networking Night, thank you notes are so important! The first step is to remember to ask for contact information for whoever you […]

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Asking for Letters of Recommendation

Filed in From the Staff by on September 30, 2016 0 Comments

Applying to graduate school? IQP or MQP? Looking for a full time job? Letters of recommendation can be an important component of the application process! Professors, administrators, club supervisors, coaches, project advisors, academic advisors, and past job supervisors may all be great people to request a letter from. Below are 6 important tips to know […]

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Career Fair Week

Filed in From the Staff by on September 20, 2016 0 Comments
Career Fair Week

It’s that time of year again! The career fair is tomorrow, September 21st, from 12-4 in the Sports and Rec Center and life at the CDC has been crazy busy. I guess I shouldn’t be surprised when the career fairs typically look like this: Why First Years Should Go to the Career Fair, resume writing […]

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Resumazing: An Amazing Resume Opportunity

Filed in From the Staff by on September 13, 2016 0 Comments
Resumazing: An Amazing Resume Opportunity

Fellow WPI students… I am sure you’re all aware that the Career Fair is coming up soon, but are you all prepared? If you’ve been procrastinating getting your resume in shape, the time is now. In fact, consider updating your resume in time to bring it to Resumazing this Thursday, September 15. Resumazing is a […]

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How I Made My Internship Successful and How You Can Too! (I swear this isn’t an infomercial)

Filed in Finding a Job, From the Staff by on September 9, 2016 0 Comments

Hi all!   Stoked I get to write to you again, I know you’ve been holding your breath since my last post!   In my last post, I spoke about how great my summer internship was and I promised to speak about why it was so successful and how I put myself into the best […]

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Workshops are for A Term!

Filed in From the Staff by on September 8, 2016 0 Comments
Workshops are for A Term!

I hope you all are enjoying A term! Whether you’re experiencing WPI for the first time, or reuniting with your friends, we are excited to see the campus buzzing again! My name is Kayla Mulready and I am a returning Peer Advisor here at the Career Development Center. As students all over campus gear up […]

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Changing for the Better

Filed in From the Staff by on September 2, 2016 0 Comments

Hello again! Welcome to the class of 2020 and welcome back to all upperclassmen! To reintroduce myself, I’m Jacky, a senior double majoring in management and economic science and this is my second year as a Peer Advisor for the CDC. There are a lot of changes at WPI this year, through both physical changes […]

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