Omesh Kamat

Hi everyone! My name is Omesh Kamat and I am a senior at WPI, majoring in Mechanical Engineering. I am also working towards getting minors in Aerospace Engineering and Computer Science. I am a Senior Peer Advisor at the CDC and I am here to help you and provide you with awesome tips! If you have any questions or suggestions for topics, please feel free to contact me!

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Dress to Achieve!

Filed in From the Staff by on April 4, 2015

Hey Everyone, I hope all of you are having a fantastic D term so far! I cannot believe that we are already done with 3 weeks, meaning almost done with half of the final term for this school year. Today, I wanted to remind you about the basics, which is your professional wardrobe for anything […]

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A Fantastic CDC Resource: Walk – Ins

Filed in From the Staff by on March 6, 2015
A Fantastic CDC Resource: Walk – Ins

Hey Everyone!! Before the end of C term, I just wanted to share another experience with you. This term I have been helping out with one hour of walk-ins every Friday for first-year students. It has been a wonderful experience and I cannot wait to do it more! I found out that I am very […]

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How to Look Fresh on LinkedIn?

Filed in From the Staff by on March 6, 2015
How to Look Fresh on LinkedIn?

Hey Everyone!! I can’t believe that today is the last day of C term, hope it went well for all of you! Today I wanted to talk to you about LinkedIn and how important it is to keep your profile updated. Throughout my entire time on LinkedIn (which was D term of sophomore year – […]

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I am a Junior and I need to decide on my MQP!

Filed in From the Staff by on February 25, 2015

Hey Everyone! Hope C term is going well! Today I wanted to talk to all of you about the senior project at WPI, known as the Major Qualifying Project (MQP). The MQP is usually done in your senior year and you basically take all the skills you learned throughout your college and utilize it for […]

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I Want a Job Closer to Home…

Filed in From the Staff by on February 11, 2015
I Want a Job Closer to Home…

Hey Everyone, Hope you are having a great C term so far! Today I wanted to talk to you about jobs and their locations. Something I have noticed is that since WPI is located in Massachusetts, a lot of the companies that come to the career fair to hire students, are usually from New England. […]

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Welcome Back! Here’s to an Amazing 2015!

Filed in From the Staff by on January 21, 2015
Welcome Back! Here’s to an Amazing 2015!

Hey Everyone!! First of all, Happy New Year! Hope all of you had a fantastic break and ready to spring back into action for C term at WPI. I don’t know why, but winter break always seems so short and it goes by extremely quickly. I made sure to sleep a lot and I definitely […]

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Writing the Dreaded Cover Letter

Filed in From the Staff by on December 18, 2014

Hey Everyone, 4 more days stand between you and winter break! I hope finals week is going well for everyone so far. Today I wanted to talk to you about cover letters. A cover letter is basically an introduction and a way to sell yourself to an employer, in addition to your resume. Usually around […]

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Make More Money, Be More Valued!

Filed in From the Staff by on December 1, 2014
Make More Money, Be More Valued!

Hey Everyone! Today, I wanted to talk to you about job offers and salary negotiation. As a student at WPI, you know you are getting a great education, and because of a fantastic CDC, you also get multiple job interviews. Say you ace the interview, and you even get a job offer, now what? You […]

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Unlocking LinkedIn to It’s Fullest Potential

Filed in Finding a Job, From the Staff by on November 25, 2014
Unlocking LinkedIn to It’s Fullest Potential

Hello Everyone! I am so excited that we are going to have a few days off for Thanksgiving! This break is well deserved for everyone, WPI and B term can be so stressful; all the classwork, projects, and the weird changes in weather. During this break, I suggest you rest a lot, eat a lot, […]

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Graduate School: Writing a Convincing Personal Statement

Filed in Graduate School by on November 14, 2014
Graduate School: Writing a Convincing Personal Statement

Hello Everyone! A few days ago, I started looking at the graduate school application because I really think that this is something I would like to do. There are a few integral parts to the application: make┬ásure you are prepared for graduate school, research schools and programs, gather application materials such as taking the right […]

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