March 4, 2015

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Family Dinner + A Little Luck = Networking Session

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Hey Everyone! So last weekend, I went home to visit my parents. They had planned to go out with some friends, and “go out” in my house typically means free food, so I asked if I could tag along. My parents said yes, joking that I was interrupting their date. When we got there, the […]

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March 2, 2015

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The Job Hunt Blues

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Hey Everyone! I can’t believe C-Term is almost over! Where has the time gone? Finals week is always a joy, especially with all of this snow. But it’s okay! Spring is going to be upon us before we know it. And with D-Term comes all the fun activities like The Big Show and Relay. I’m […]

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February 25, 2015

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I am a Junior and I need to decide on my MQP!

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Hey Everyone! Hope C term is going well! Today I wanted to talk to all of you about the senior project at WPI, known as the Major Qualifying Project (MQP). The MQP is usually done in your senior year and you basically take all the skills you learned throughout your college and utilize it for […]

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February 18, 2015

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One Stop Shopping…All Your Career Fair Prep Needs

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Hey Everyone! This week has been crazy. It’s February vacation is here (and with that brings a lot of visitors). Also the CAREER FAIR is TOMORROW! AHHH sooo close! I’m spending today looking up companies that are coming, polishing and printing out my resume, and practicing my elevator pitch. I thought I’d set this blog […]

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February 11, 2015

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I Want a Job Closer to Home…

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Hey Everyone, Hope you are having a great C term so far! Today I wanted to talk to you about jobs and their locations. Something I have noticed is that since WPI is located in Massachusetts, a lot of the companies that come to the career fair to hire students, are usually from New England. […]

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February 4, 2015

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Back from IQP…and Heading to a Virtual Career Fair!

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Hey Everyone!!! I’m finally back from IQP in South Africa and I have to say, between all the snow days and actually having homework again, it’s been difficult to get back into the swing of things. I miss the beautiful views, relaxing beaches, and especially the traveling…But I am happy to be back to see […]

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January 21, 2015

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Welcome Back! Here’s to an Amazing 2015!

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Hey Everyone!! First of all, Happy New Year! Hope all of you had a fantastic break and ready to spring back into action for C term at WPI. I don’t know why, but winter break always seems so short and it goes by extremely quickly. I made sure to sleep a lot and I definitely […]

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December 18, 2014

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Writing the Dreaded Cover Letter

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Hey Everyone, 4 more days stand between you and winter break! I hope finals week is going well for everyone so far. Today I wanted to talk to you about cover letters. A cover letter is basically an introduction and a way to sell yourself to an employer, in addition to your resume. Usually around […]

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December 1, 2014

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Make More Money, Be More Valued!

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Hey Everyone! Today, I wanted to talk to you about job offers and salary negotiation. As a student at WPI, you know you are getting a great education, and because of a fantastic CDC, you also get multiple job interviews. Say you ace the interview, and you even get a job offer, now what? You […]

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November 25, 2014

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Unlocking LinkedIn to It’s Fullest Potential

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Hello Everyone! I am so excited that we are going to have a few days off for Thanksgiving! This break is well deserved for everyone, WPI and B term can be so stressful; all the classwork, projects, and the weird changes in weather. During this break, I suggest you rest a lot, eat a lot, […]

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