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That’s All Folks

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May 9, 2014

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So… I had to pause for a minute and check these: May 6th, 2014 That was the last day of classes May 17th 2014 That’s when my graduation commencement ceremony is and now May 9th 2014… This marks my last day working at the Career Development Center… Finishing school, that’s fine, missing college, that doesn’t […]

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Graduation’s Soon And Then… But Like… Wait… What?

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April 25, 2014

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Hey guys, I have been thinking a lot about what to do after graduation. So a couple of my friends were able to land some interviews, some even got some offers and of course some are still looking. For the ones still looking swing by the CDC for some help. There are tons of resources […]

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My Day in Admissions – Why Research?

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April 23, 2014

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Hey everyone!! Today I worked an open house in Admission for accepted students! The day was really exciting! It is awesome seeing accepted students so passionate about WPI and it is even more exciting when they commit to WPI  right in front of your eyes. I had some amazing conversations today with families about WPI, and some not […]

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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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