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Bye 5ever

Filed in From the Staff, Life at WPI by on April 24, 2017 0 Comments

Soooo… I guess it’s pretty much over. Four amazing years at WPI is finally coming to an end. Although I’m incredibly excited for the next part of my life (I’m moving to LA for a dream job :D), WPI and everyone at the school have given me the best years of my life and I […]

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Alternative Career Volunteer Options

Filed in Finding a Job, From the Staff, Life at WPI by on April 9, 2017 2 Comments

  Hi everybody!   I was recently chatting with one of our lovely staff members at the CDC, Amanda Dionne, and she referred me an awesome book about Alternative Career Options and I’d love to share a few pieces of information with you all!   The purpose of knowing all of your career options is […]

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Handshake Pro-Tips!

Filed in From the Staff by on March 24, 2017 0 Comments

Hi all!   I wanted to give you all a few pro tips to help in your job search and make you as visible to employers as possible!   Pro Tip 1: Upload your resume into Handshake! You may say, “why do I have to upload my resume to Handshake when my profile has all […]

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Luck of the Goats!

Filed in Finding a Job, From the Staff, Life at WPI by on March 17, 2017 0 Comments

Hi everyone! At WPI we are pretty fortunate that industries look at us very favorably and in turn, we receive fairly healthy salaries. Frequently our average starting salary is within the top 10 in the country!   Recently the Class of 2016’s Post-Graduation report was released. It has an incredible amount of information about every […]

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On Campus Interviewing

Filed in Finding a Job, From the Staff, Interviewing by on February 14, 2017 0 Comments

Hi all!   I’m here to give you some information about On-Campus Interviewing. Many companies come to you and do interviews on WPI’s campus(awesome, right??)! If you’re applying through jobs on Handshake, many of them provide On-Campus Interviews as the next step of the hiring process. Be sure to check your email and Handshake account […]

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Maximize Your Time at WPI!

Filed in Finding a Job, From the Staff, Life at WPI by on January 24, 2017 0 Comments

Hi everyone!   I want to take a bit of your time to talk about my academic path here at WPI and a some advice if you follow a similar path!   In the early part of my Junior year, I realized I had quite a bit of space in schedule for the rest of […]

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Greek Networking

Filed in From the Staff, Life at WPI by on December 6, 2016 0 Comments

At WPI, we benefit from a pretty phenomenal Greek Life system that features 13 fraternities and 6 sororities with over 30 percent of campus having affiliation in these organizations. Over the past few weeks, both women and men’s recruitment have completed, adding in hundreds of new members to the greek community. So, you new members […]

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Job Offer Time Crunch

Filed in Finding a Job, From the Staff, Interviewing by on October 31, 2016 1 Comment
Job Offer Time Crunch

OMG YAY I got a job offer! Wait, I only have 5 days to respond? I have interviews in a couple weeks, that’s not enough time! If this happened to you recently, don’t fret! The CDC is to help you with all your job offer and negotiations issues and concerns. This is actually pretty common […]

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How I Made My Internship Successful and How You Can Too! (I swear this isn’t an infomercial)

Filed in Finding a Job, From the Staff by on September 9, 2016 0 Comments

Hi all!   Stoked I get to write to you again, I know you’ve been holding your breath since my last post!   In my last post, I spoke about how great my summer internship was and I promised to speak about why it was so successful and how I put myself into the best […]

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Taking a Deep Breath to Start the Year

Filed in From the Staff, Life at WPI by on September 1, 2016 0 Comments

*takes a deep breath* Ahhhhh do you smell that? It’s the smell of a fresh, new year at WPI! It’s the smell of opportunity and promise!   *cough cough* I think I inhaled some debris from Alumni Gym…   For some it’s their first days on campus, and for others, like me, in the near future […]

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