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Writing the Dreaded Cover Letter

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December 18, 2014

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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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Make More Money, Be More Valued!

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December 1, 2014

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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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Unlocking LinkedIn to It’s Fullest Potential

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November 25, 2014

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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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Almost Done and Still Smiling!

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April 29, 2013

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Hey Everyone! I hope that your school year has been as awesome as mine! I cant believe that I am 2 days away from finishing off my junior year at WPI. I had a lot of fun this year and had all sorts of new experiences. One of the most exciting experiences is this gig […]

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It’s Been A Great Year – Looking Forward To The Next One!

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April 29, 2013

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Hey everyone! Well, it’s the end of the Academic Year, and that means I’ll be moving out to Erie, Pennsylvania to work for General Electric Transportation.  Specifically, I’ll be working in Specialized Locomotive Sourcing, which means I’ll be researching, evaluating, and developing proposals for the most quality and affordable goods and services that put together […]

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5 Tips On Making The Most Of The Last 7 Academic Days!

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April 22, 2013

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No time to do much more than zoom through textbooks, inhale caffeine, and get to know the Wings Over delivery guy on a first-name basis? That’s alright.  Me too.  Which is why here’s 5 quick steps you can take to make the most of your last 7 academic days this year at WPI! 1.  Get […]

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6 Summer Steps Getting YOU Ahead Of The Curve.

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April 19, 2013

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Eight more school days from this point forward.  That’s weird.  I thought we were supposed to get more warm weather in the SPRING semester… BUT!  During this summer, there’s a lot more free time when most of us are away from organizations, academics, and school friend groups, allowing us to fill a little bit of […]

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Have you checked your email recently?

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April 16, 2013

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Hey so we get a ton of emails but I just saw one that was super sick… So this week is cool with Quadfest going on but it turns out Thursday has an awesome event. I know everyone is thinking, I am talking about their MQP presentations but no! I am sure those will be […]

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7 Values With LinkedIn For WPI Students

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April 11, 2013

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“Yeah, all I really do on LinkedIn is ‘connect with people’ and then log off.  LinkedIn’s whatever.” The students that speak like this either don’t truly care about their LinkedIn profiles, or they don’t really understand how to leverage LinkedIn to their advantage.  In the past three years, LinkedIn as grown exponentially (up 58 Million […]

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Nervous for the Phone Interview?

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April 8, 2013

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Are you nervous for an upcoming phone interview? Please don’t be! It is just like talking to a friend on the phone with a little bragging about yourself. We constantly communicate with family and friends over the phone; so relax yourself by saying ‘this is just another phone conversation’. http://excelle.monster.com/nfs/excelle/attachment_images/0010/5953/interview1_crop380w.jpg?1282060605 Companies conduct phone interviews to […]

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