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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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Entering Startup World!

Filed in From the Staff by on December 11, 2017 0 Comments
Entering Startup World!

Hello,   Like all job search processes, getting an internship/full-time job at a startup can be a painstaking process at times. Often times students don’t know where to start since startup positions are not heavily advertised compared to larger corporations. Luckily for WPI, a great book was added to the library reserve for students to […]

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Spotlight on Co-Op: Emily!

Filed in From the Staff by on December 4, 2017 0 Comments
Spotlight on Co-Op: Emily!

Hello all! With the upcoming winter break, you will surely have some extra time to be continuing your job search. As you look at opportunities, also look at your academic plan: is there room for a co-op? Working a co-op provides you with a multitude of professional benefits while you maintain your full-time student status. […]

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Can I Network with Family & Friends???

Filed in Finding a Job, From the Staff, Life at WPI, Networking by on November 20, 2017 1 Comment
Can I Network with Family & Friends???

Picture this – You’re home from school for a holiday and surrounded by family & friends. You’re all catching up with each other, and odds are you get asked a few of these popular questions: “So, how’s school going?” “Hey, what’s your major again?” “Any new projects you’re working on?” “What do you want to […]

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Post IQP/MQP Blues

Filed in From the Staff by on November 17, 2017 0 Comments

Hello! Coming back from a project center and adjusting to life at WPI can be tough. As a student who traveled to Capetown, South Africa in B’16, it was tough for me to adjust back to the classes. Most of all, I was always stumped on how to talk about my IQP experience with my […]

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Career Podcasts

Filed in From the Staff by on November 6, 2017 3 Comments
Career Podcasts

Podcasts are a thing. They’re everywhere. I tried to resist it, I tried to fight it, but I lost (or did I actually win…?). One summer, I wanted something new to listen to while processing invoices. My fun and funky Spotify playlists had gone stale, and I felt like I had not been expanding my brain […]

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