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How to get stuff done while having fun in the sun

Filed in Finding a Job, From the Staff, Life at WPI by on April 24, 2018 0 Comments
How to get stuff done while having fun in the sun

Today marks one week until the last day of classes and the end of the 2017-2018 school year. I’ve learned a lot about professional development, advising, and most importantly blogging, and hope everyone has something fun, functional, or both lined up for the summer. To wrap things up, here’s some advice on how to keep […]

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It’s Not Too Late!

Filed in From the Staff by on April 9, 2018 0 Comments
It’s Not Too Late!

Hey all! You have a busy life; between academics and extracurriculars, your job search may have fallen by the wayside. If you’re anything like me, this might be an accurate representation of your current state: I’m here to let you know that that is okay! There is no need to hit the panic button! You […]

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Greatest Hits From Maggie B.

Filed in From the Staff by on April 2, 2018 0 Comments
Greatest Hits From Maggie B.

Happy April 2nd! Recently, one of our favorite people at the CDC made a change in her own career journey, stepping into the role of Director of WPI’s Academic Resource Center! While Maggie Becker will be dearly missed, we wanted to take a moment on this special day to thank her for her 10 years […]

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Don’t Mock Me, It’s an Interview!

Filed in From the Staff by on February 26, 2018 1 Comment
Don’t Mock Me, It’s an Interview!

You did it- you got an interview! All those applications, resumes, and cover letters finally led to an interview. But then you remember: you haven’t interviewed in a long time, or you’ve never interviewed at all. Fret not! The CDC can help! The CDC offers appointments for “Mock Interviews”, which are one-hour appointments during which […]

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Post Career Fair- Thank you Notes!

Filed in From the Staff by on February 20, 2018 1 Comment
Post Career Fair- Thank you Notes!

  Hello there! Hope everyone had a great experience at the Spring Career Fair last week. Even after the career fair, you can keep making a great impression with employers and advance your job application. How, you might ask? By writing thank you notes! These are just a few of the benefits of writing thank […]

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Fair Thee Well

Filed in From the Staff by on February 12, 2018 0 Comments

Don’t look now, but the career fair is tomorrow! Just kidding. It isn’t till Thursday. That’s still awfully close though! Life at WPI moves so fast that events like the fair that seem far off can sneak up in a hurry. If you’ve taken the weekend to prepare, hopefully you’ll be heading into this week […]

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Career Fair Countdown

Filed in Career Fair, Finding a Job, From the Staff, Life at WPI by on February 5, 2018 1 Comment
Career Fair Countdown

The Career Fair is in 10 days! That means you still have over a week to get ready. Here’s a quick breakdown of everything you should know and do before the fair. The Spring 2018 Career Fair is on February 15th, in the Sports and Recreation Center from 12PM to 4PM. You can pre-register for […]

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Virtual Life Sciences and Bioengineering Career Fair!

Filed in From the Staff by on January 29, 2018 1 Comment
Virtual Life Sciences and Bioengineering Career Fair!

Hello all, and welcome to 2018! As you’re gearing up for WPI’s Career Fair on February 15, you may be wondering where you could get more face time with employers. Your opportunity lies in the Virtual Life Sciences & Bioengineering Career Fair! This event is hosted through Brazen, and you have the opportunity to connect […]

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Grit

Filed in From the Staff by on January 22, 2018 1 Comment
Grit

If you’re not already aware, there are tons of career resources in Handshake with all sorts of tips, tools, and articles. Recently, I read an article from Vault about grit and why employers look for it that I wanted to share some advice from.  Grit isn’t just something held by sandpaper, John Wayne and NFL […]

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Job Search Blues!

Filed in From the Staff by on January 15, 2018 2 Comments
Job Search Blues!

Hi guys,   Hope you had a relaxing break and were able to unwind from the busy B term. Today I wanted to talk regarding the job search process. With the C term work load and the snow storms, the job search process can seem overwhelming where students often feel like that they are sending […]

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