Archive for September, 2011

Career Fair Successes!

Filed in From the Staff by on September 29, 2011 0 Comments

I hope everyone had a successful Career Fair. I think my experience was far better this year than it has been in years past! I owe it all to the career development center! I felt confident about my resume after getting it critiqued twice before the fair; I also attended the interviewing panel that the […]

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Already thinking about Internships

Filed in From the Staff by on September 28, 2011 0 Comments

While giving a Job Finder training session, I did an example search of the available jobs currently posted, only to find a job I wanted to apply to, had a deadline of that day! So later that day I, went back to Job Finder to apply and saw that there was more than one job […]

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What should I do next?

Filed in From the Staff by on September 27, 2011 0 Comments

Hello! It’s been almost a week since the career fair and while I’ve made a few great connections, I still need to apply to the places I am interested in. It’s difficult to stay on task when you need to do work for your other classes, meet for projects, and attend organization meetings. I already […]

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Career Fair is Tomorrow!

Filed in From the Staff by on September 20, 2011 0 Comments

Hi all! Just 24 hours left before the career fair! It’s a bittersweet experience. While I am very excited to meet potential employers and learn more about job opportunities, it signals the end of my college career, but I’m trying not to focus on that part too much yet. I am pretty well prepared for […]

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My First Information Sessions

Filed in From the Staff by on September 19, 2011 0 Comments

I attended my first two information sessions last week in an attempt to prepare for the career fair; not what I was expecting. They discussed the company and the experiences they had with them, but what else will they say so I couldn’t exactly say that was helpful. However, they did discuss potential projects which […]

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GE Day and Resumazing

Filed in From the Staff by on September 19, 2011

Last week I began taking advantage of more of the Career Development Center’s events. Having been to only one before I didn’t realize how interactive and helpful they can be. On Wednesday of last week I talked to General Electric on GE Day at WPI! I didn’t know what to expect, I barley had time […]

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Resumazing! Was it helpful?

Filed in From the Staff by on September 19, 2011 0 Comments

Hello again! Hopefully you have all begun to prepare for the career fair. If you haven’t yet you’d better get started. I wanted to get my resume checked over just once more before Wednesday, so I went to Reumazing. It was a great experience and I ended up getting a WPI alum with a similar […]

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Critique Me

Filed in From the Staff by on September 15, 2011 0 Comments

Last week I left you with a cliffhanger, but I survived my resume critique! I have gotten my resume critiqued in the past by sending it in via email, which is a great option, especially with a busy WPI schedule. This is the first time I have gone in for a critique and I think […]

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Start of Freshman Year!

Filed in From the Staff by on September 15, 2011

Hello WPI! My name is James Whyte. I am studying mechanical engineering and am finding a place in the WPI community after my first three weeks here. It’s been exciting to be in a new environment with so many opportunities! I’m working at the CDC as the new Social Media Student Worker. That means that […]

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More than just your Resume

Filed in From the Staff by on September 14, 2011 0 Comments

I feel as if I am only able to edit and update my resume in an attempt to procrastinate with other homework assignments. I would work on a resume instead of a lab report any day. So I worked on my resume with some updates, mark ups and reformatting ideas to bring in for my […]

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