Hello everyone! My name is Ally Bernard and I am from Spencer, Ma. I am a senior Management Engineering major with an Operations Management concentration. In addition to being a Peer Advisor at the CDC, I am involved in my sorority, Alpha Gamma Delta, the Institute of Industrial Engineers, the Student Alumni Society, and the 2012 Class Board. I’ll be sharing my jobs search with you with year, including the many things you need to do in preparation.

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Grad school, is it right for you?

Filed in From the Staff by on February 3, 2012 0 Comments

I was recently asked about my plans after graduation and while I do not know the specifics, I know that my immediate plans do not include grad school. This is for several reasons including wanting to get more experience, not knowing what to go for, and to be perfectly honest I want a nice paycheck. […]

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What to do with your degree

Filed in From the Staff by on January 26, 2012 0 Comments

Hi Everybody! As I continue my job search process, I’m finding that there are many different types of jobs that fit with my degree that I haven’t thought to consider. To get a better idea of the opportunities available I participated in the Job Shadow program and met with the VP of Facilities at St. […]

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Happy C Term!

Filed in From the Staff by on January 19, 2012 0 Comments

Hello again! Another dreary C-Term begins, but thankfully I am rejuvenated from a relaxing break and am ready to take on my last semester at WPI! I was able to take the time to look into a few new companies that I found using Career Search, which can be found on your JobFinder homepage. I […]

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Still unsure about your major?

Filed in From the Staff by on December 12, 2011 0 Comments

Some of you have just finished your first semester here at WPI, and although you now have 6 classes under your belt, you still may be unsure about your major. If this is the case for you, help can be found at the CDC! We’re offering the Discovering Majors & Careers course next term to […]

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Another term gone…

Filed in From the Staff by on December 12, 2011 0 Comments

It’s that time of the year again! Now that another term is about to finish up, keep those job searches in mind. Winter break is a great time to relax, catch up on sleep, and have fun with friends. But it’s also a time to apply to jobs and get those grad school applications in. […]

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Is that pricey certification worth it?

Filed in From the Staff by on November 18, 2011 0 Comments

Happy Midterms Week! Today I made the decision to enroll in the Lean Green Belt Certification course that is being offered in late January. It was a tough choice to make because of the upfront cost and timing, as I originally had something fun on that weekend, but ultimately I decided it was worth it. […]

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Finding the right major is tough work, but it just got easier!

Filed in From the Staff by on November 8, 2011 0 Comments

Hello! By the time sophomore year came, I still hadn’t found the right major. I unfortunately did not know about all of the services offered by the CDC, so I set out to solve the problem on my own. I spoke with several upperclassmen about their majors, what type of classes they took, and the […]

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Does your major align with your interests?

Filed in From the Staff by on November 2, 2011 0 Comments

Hello! Back in A term I completed the Strong Interest Inventory test that can be taken by appointment at the CDC. It’s a simple multiple-choice test that asks you various questions and evaluated the types of things you enjoy and the careers that may be a good fit for you. My results came in and […]

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Welcome back!

Filed in From the Staff by on October 26, 2011 0 Comments

Hello Again! We’re at the start of a new term, which means we have a little more time on our plate to look into finding a job for the summer, whether it is full-time or an internship. In case you didn’t capitalize on your free time over break, now is the time to look more […]

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Final day of A term

Filed in From the Staff by on October 13, 2011 0 Comments

A bittersweet farewell to A term, Here it is, the final day of the term. I know we all get excited to have a break after a really tough week, or 7, but don’t forget about your job search. In fact, this is a great time to look more in depth at companies you are interested in. […]

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