Life at WPI

Alternative Career Volunteer Options

Filed in Finding a Job, From the Staff, Life at WPI by on April 9, 2017 0 Comments

  Hi everybody!   I was recently chatting with one of our lovely staff members at the CDC, Amanda Dionne, and she referred me an awesome book about Alternative Career Options and I’d love to share a few pieces of information with you all!   The purpose of knowing all of your career options is […]

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Luck of the Goats!

Filed in Finding a Job, From the Staff, Life at WPI by on March 17, 2017 0 Comments

Hi everyone! At WPI we are pretty fortunate that industries look at us very favorably and in turn, we receive fairly healthy salaries. Frequently our average starting salary is within the top 10 in the country!   Recently the Class of 2016’s Post-Graduation report was released. It has an incredible amount of information about every […]

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My Final Words

Filed in From the Staff, Life at WPI by on February 24, 2017 0 Comments

There is no doubt that I have grown as an individual since coming to WPI, and subsequently becoming a Peer Advisor at the Career Development Center (CDC). As Maya Angelou said, “I did then what I knew what to do. Now that I know better, I do better.” In under a year I have been […]

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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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Taking a Deep Breath to Start the Year

Filed in From the Staff, Life at WPI by on September 1, 2016 0 Comments

*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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#tbt Throwback to the Career Fair

Filed in Career Fair, Finding a Job, Life at WPI by on February 25, 2016 0 Comments

It’s Throwback Thursday so let’s look waaaaaay back to last Thursday and talk about the Career Fair!   Last Thursday over 185 companies came to campus to chat with students about their jobs, their companies, and even possible employment opportunities! Since you’re reading this, I hope you went and now are looking for advice and […]

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Throw on Your Sneakers, We’re Going Walkin’

Filed in From the Staff, Life at WPI by on September 29, 2015

Do you know when CDC Walk-In Hours are??   Hmmmm… I’m not sure… Saturday mornings?   Good try but here’s our hours!   Monday 10AM-1PM: Seniors and Graduate Students Only Monday 1PM-4PM: First Year Students Only Tuesday to Friday 10AM-4PM: All Students are Welcome!   If you come in for a walk-in, you automatically have a […]

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The Time Is Now…

Filed in Career Fair, Life at WPI by on September 22, 2015
The Time Is Now…

The time is now… right?   I don’t have a watch that looks like that.. but if I did, I would be even more stressed and probably be late a lot. But let’s not be so literal. What I mean is, don’t let procrastination get the best of you during these busy weeks – especially with […]

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Career Fair, Deadlines, and Coffee

Filed in Career Fair, Life at WPI by on September 8, 2015
Career Fair, Deadlines, and Coffee

The Fall Career Fair is only 8 short days away! My countdown has begun, and the stress is piling on. I need to start going through Job Finder and determining which companies will be hiring Actuarial students… I looked quickly last week and there were applications already posted! I’m planning to go to the RESUMAZING […]

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