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Asking for Letters of Recommendation

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September 30, 2016

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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

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September 20, 2016

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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

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September 13, 2016

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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)

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September 9, 2016

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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!

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September 8, 2016

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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

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September 2, 2016

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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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Taking a Deep Breath to Start the Year

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September 1, 2016

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*takes a deep breath* Ahhhhh do you smell that? It’s the smell of a fresh, new year at WPI! It’s the smell of opportunity and promise!   *cough cough* I think I inhaled some debris from Alumni Gym…   For some it’s their first days on campus, and for others, like me, in the near future […]

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Hospitals, Frozen Yogurt, and Resumes.. Oh my!

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September 1, 2016

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One of the two newest additions to the Peer Advisor staff, my name is Miranda Lawell, a senior Biochemistry major from Apple Valley, Minnesota. To me, very little beats a summer in Minnesota, and so last spring I focused on searching for a job that would allow me to be home for the summer. I […]

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The Gap, That is.. The Wage Gap

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April 28, 2016

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Do you consider yourself a feminist? Do I consider myself a feminist? I think so. I had never really thought about it until I was told that feminism is really only a belief in the equality of men and women. So in that case, absolutely! Do you know that in the work place, men and […]

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Get What You Deserve!

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April 8, 2016

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As college students, almost any salary above minimum wage is enticing because it is probably more than any salary we’ve ever had. However, it’s important to know your worth and to know if you’re getting what you deserve. Negotiating job offers sounds intimidating, but it’s certainly encouraged – for both internships and full time jobs. […]

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