Tag: Job Finder

Where Should You Be In Your Career Plan?

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Where Should You Be In Your Career Plan?

Hi Everyone, Whether you are a senior, junior, sophomore, or freshman, where should you be in your career plan? Are you up to date? There is a good way to find out ! The Career Development Center (CDC) has career plans available according to your specific year , even at the graduate level! You can use […]

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Something to be Thankful for?

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Something to be Thankful for?

Hey!!! Thanksgiving was last week and for some reason everything before that week in regards to my job search was moving really slowly. I applied to some places, had an interview or two earlier in the term then everything sort of hit a stone wall and just stopped. So when Thanksgiving break came around and […]

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How to find an Internship this Holiday Season!

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How to find an Internship this Holiday Season!

Since it’s thanksgiving I thought I’d talk about how thankful I am for  one of the best things about WPI, the CDC. Yes I work for the CDC, and yes I get paid for my work there, but that doesn’t change the fact that we have one of the best career centers in the nation. […]

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The Search is Over : GE 2014

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The Search is Over : GE 2014

Greetings everyone, About three weeks ago, I received some great news from General Electric. GE extended me an offer to work for them in the upcoming Summer of 2014 as an EID Intern! How awesome  is that! After giving it some thought, exploring my options, and talking to my friends and family, I decided to accept the […]

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Defining Yourself Through The Resume

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Defining Yourself Through The Resume

In today’s fast-paced and competitive job application environment, the average time an employer glazes over each resume is about 10 seconds. Checking for buzz words, the quality of the content on the page, and how extensive experience is on applicants’ credentials, among other important factors. But how can someone know if you’re a great fit […]

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Finding Jobs Closer To Home Or School

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Finding Jobs Closer To Home Or School

We’ve all heard the common, and understandable, dilemma that can hinder many WPI students in their job search: they need a job close to home or WPI.  Whether it’s for health, family, financial, or other commitments, there are a number of links that keep people within a certain vicinity for their potential work opportunities. Thankfully, […]

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Term Planning For Career Interests

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Term Planning For Career Interests

Alright, back to the WPI grind – classes, organizations, jobs, and…right! A social life.  With all of that coming up quickly and filling our Outlook Calendars, it might be tough to find time for applying to companies and job opportunities. But, by starting this week to create a term plan,that challenge becomes much more attainable. Here […]

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Keeping Communication Until The Next Round

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Keeping Communication Until The Next Round

The thought’s always on a student’s mind when he/she really wants that one internship or full-time position: “When should I follow up?” Furthermore, “HOW should I follow up?” While there are different answers to this question, here are a few steps that I have taken in the past, which have proven to be particularly helpful: […]

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How To Make Strides On Fall Break

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How To Make Strides On Fall Break

  As final project deadlines and exams approach next week, most students cannot wait for Fall Break!  I know I’m feeling that itch as well.  BUT!  A smart move would be to put aside a couple days in the Break that you can crank out more of your job search, whether it be for full-time or […]

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Free time??????? What to do with it?

Filed in Finding a Job by on October 3, 2013 0 Comments
Free time??????? What to do with it?

Hey! So like it’s pretty deep into A term. Some people are drowning in work, floating around in free time or somewhere in between. I know where I am and I know where I should be….. Get this… They’re not the same place. I am thinking I will kick it into high gear and start […]

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