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Au Revoir

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March 17, 2014

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Welcome back everyone! C-term is over and D-term is here. I just wanted to say good luck with everything, school, your job search nd everything else you’re doing this term. I’ll be in Switzerland for IQP, but I’ll post a few things about my job search from there. See you all in the fall. Ahmad

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Costa Rica, Here We Come!!

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March 10, 2014

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¡Hola! Just 7.5 hours until I am out the door and on my way to Boston for my flight to Costa Rica!!!! It’s so surreal, I can’t believe the day is finally here. I’m kind of nervous, my heart is beating with anxiety. I’m mostly nervous for my parents being nervous, if that makes sense. […]

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Network Here, Network There, Network EVERYWHERE

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March 9, 2014

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It’s amazing the people you meet during college. WPI’s student body is made up of so many different people. Earlier this year I began assisting with the Discovering Majors and Careers class sponsored by the CDC. During this class I met a student that lives in Costa Rica, the exact place I am going for […]

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Network to Get Work

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March 7, 2014

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Field Sales Engineer/ Field Applications Engineer? Maybe 80% travel. Huge amount of customer interactions. Pretty high level solutions in engineering. Constant meetings with big business partners, leading the company in innovation and overall just having fun. That kinda sounds like me, to most people that really sounds like me. Eventually I started telling myself that […]

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Onsite In sight?

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March 3, 2014

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Hey guys, I was wondering if anyone had some on site interviews coming up. Getting invited to an onsite interview is a wonderful opportunity and a clear sign that things are going well for you and the particular job. Getting invited to an onsite interview can also be pretty scary. So I thought I would […]

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Procrastination is Golden!

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March 3, 2014

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It’s finals week! Again ! It sometimes feels as if everything wrong happens all in the same week. You have finals, you realize you don’t have a summer/full time job yet, you realize you haven’t talked to your family in a few weeks and they’re not very happy about it, and everything seems to be falling apart. […]

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Thank YOU, Employers!

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February 28, 2014

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The Career Fair has come and gone, and I’m sure you’re waiting and anticipating those call backs from employers. Don’t be a sitting duck. Be proactive and contact them!   I’ve drafted a thank you email for each company that I talked to at the Career Fair, thanking them for their time and for speaking […]

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School and Careers

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February 19, 2014

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We’re knee deep in the snow, clenching our fists at professors who’ve given us difficult midterms, and we’re waiting for the employers to come and save us. For some of us this has become a routine that we regretfully can’t really get out of. We go to school to get a job, that’s a fact […]

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No More Excuses ! Book Your Appointments Online

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February 11, 2014

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Greetings ! Hope C-term is treating you well , there are just 4 weeks left !!! You must be really busy with midterms, projects, IQP, MQP, and the list goes on and on…. Well I have great news for you, the CDC is making things easier for you. You can now book appointments online ! Too lazy […]

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Rusumazing Today!

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February 6, 2014

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Today is Resumazing! For those of you that live under a rock and don’t know what that is, it’s when employers come and critique your resume. There’s no pressure like the career fair, they’re here to help you and no matter how bad your resume is they’ll just tell you how to make it better, […]

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