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Do you have a LinkedIn account?

Filed in From the Staff by on November 20, 2012 0 Comments

The CDC recently hosted a seminar about LinkedIn. LinkedIn is a social network used to make professional connections. You can connect with classmates, colleagues, professors, etc. If you are trying to contact a person and you have a mutual connection, you can ask your connection to introduce you. An introduction via your first level contacts […]

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Back into Everything!

Filed in From the Staff by on September 13, 2012 0 Comments

We’re all well into A-term and I haven’t introduced myself yet! My name is James and I am a sophomore majoring in mechanical engineering with a minor in organizational leadership. I will be blogging about my experiences searching for jobs and marketing myself. I’ll tell you all about the CDC services I use and hopefully […]

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CDC: Your Gold Medal to Success is on Thursday!

Filed in From the Staff by on August 28, 2012 0 Comments

The Career Development Center has a range of services for students to aid in starting a career, from mock interviews to resume critiques to connecting you with a mentor in your field of interest. Even if you still don’t know what major is right for you, the CDC can help get you on track. I’ll […]

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End of the Year!

Filed in From the Staff by on April 27, 2012 0 Comments

This is the end of the last full week of school! As a freshman, it is the end of my first year at WPI and it has been great! Through the year I have been blogging about my career search and plans and will continue to do so as I look for internships, interview, and […]

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Plans for the Summer

Filed in From the Staff by on April 20, 2012 0 Comments

It’s the end of the year and people have their minds on the summer! This summer I do not have an internship. Instead, I’ll be working on various projects I haven’t had the time to work on. I have a teaching position at a robotics summer camp and plan to learn software that will help […]

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Course Registration!

Filed in From the Staff by on April 13, 2012 0 Comments

I hope everyone’s course registration went well! As a rising sophomore, I registered last night and got all but two classes I wanted. Next year I will be taking courses for mechanical engineering, my humanities requirement, and a business minor. Is there anyone else out there majoring in ME and minoring in business? Soon we’ll […]

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Middle of D Term

Filed in From the Staff by on April 6, 2012 0 Comments

I hard to believe that we’re halfway through the last term of the year. Soon we will be welcoming the Class of 2016! To the Seniors especially, join LinkedIn and join the CDC’s LinkedIn group! It’s a great way to connect with alumni and possible employers. For Seniors planning to enter the workforce that haven’t […]

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Job Search Advice for Life Science Students

Filed in From the Staff by on March 30, 2012 0 Comments

To all of my friends that attended the Life Sciences Career Fair last week, I hope you’re successful in your internship search! Don’t forget to follow up by sending a thank you letter. This simple task will make you look more professional. If you didn’t attend, make sure to go next year! Also for life […]

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Internship Search

Filed in From the Staff by on March 23, 2012 0 Comments

Hello WPI! I hope everyone is enjoying the weather! I’m sure everyone is thinking about summer and what they will do after D-Term ends. Think about an internship! I’m not currently searching for an internship as I have some projects lined up for the summer but I’m still keeping my resume up to date. It’s […]

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Filed in From the Staff by on March 16, 2012 0 Comments

The first week of the last term of the year is already over. By the end of the year I’ll have finished a more defined schedule for the next three years. If you haven’t started your summer job search, get going! Don’t forget the services the CDC offers to help you out, including JobFinder and […]

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