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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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Maximize Your Time at WPI!

Filed in Finding a Job, From the Staff, Life at WPI by on January 24, 2017 0 Comments

Hi everyone!   I want to take a bit of your time to talk about my academic path here at WPI and a some advice if you follow a similar path!   In the early part of my Junior year, I realized I had quite a bit of space in schedule for the rest of […]

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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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