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Get on LinkedIn!

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

It’s the last week of C-Term! Spring break can be very busy but if you have any free time consider setting up a LinkedIn account. LinkedIn makes it easy to set up a professional online profile that you can use to connect with others. If you recently had your resume critiqued for the Job Fair, […]

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First Job Fair

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

The Job Fair last week was my first one. There were many opportunities for mechanical engineers and it was great to contact some companies and hand out a few résumés. This is my freshman year and many companies were looking for students with more experience, but it’s great to get started going to career fairs […]

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Career Fair Preparation

Filed in From the Staff by on February 10, 2012 0 Comments

Wednesday night I attended the Career Fair Preparation with Avery Dennison. There were a lot of people there – the event more than filled HL116. The presenter from Avery Dennison, a graduate of WPI, gave many helpful tips and recommendations on everything from what to wear to how to approach a company booth. It was […]

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The Career Fair is coming up!

Filed in From the Staff by on February 2, 2012 0 Comments

Are you ready for the Career Fair? It’s on February 16th! If you’re not quite ready the CDC has many events in the next few weeks to help you get where you need to be. First, there is a Resume Writing Workshop today at 5pm in Salisbury Labs 402. There is also Career Fair Preparation on […]

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Learn How to Write a Resume

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

On Monday night I went to the CDC event “Learn How to Write a Resume.” I was glad to see a lot of people there. The CDC has a plethora of ways to help someone find a job but many options are not available if one does not have a resume. A resume is essential […]

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Back at the CDC

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

Finally some snow on campus! We’re now more than one week into C Term! There are many events lined up in the next two terms and the Job Fair is on February 16! Through the rest of January and February we have a lot of events to help you prepare for the Fair. There are […]

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Major Declaration

Filed in From the Staff by on December 9, 2011 0 Comments

There’s one week left in B-Term, so that means major declaration for freshmen! If you’ve been reading the blogs you might know I was debating between Mechanical or Robotics Engineering. I’ve decided to major in Mechanical Engineering with a possible minor in Electrical and Computer Engineering. I intend to take time over winter break to […]

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Starting STAR

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

It’s the end of the week after Thanksgiving break and there’s only a few weeks left in the term! It’s a very busy time and many are just focusing on the two weeks ahead. However, the upcoming time off is an opportunity to think about the spring. I plan to get involved in the STAR […]

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LinkedIn and Your Job Search

Filed in From the Staff by on November 17, 2011 0 Comments

After getting a LinkedIn account a few days ago, I’ve begun exploring the site and what the site can be used for. LinkedIn tells you how complete your profile is. Your profile will become more complete as you add information about yourself such as present position, past positions, work experience, and interests. Yesterday I attended […]

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I’m on LinkedIn!

Filed in From the Staff by on November 11, 2011 0 Comments

Yesterday I joined LinkedIn. LinkedIn is a social media website for professional connections. People can introduce connections to each other, providing the opportunity for one to network with more people through someone they already know. I am not experienced with the site but next week is LinkedIn Week at the CDC! On Wednesday there is […]

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