How to Rock the Career Fair and Make Recruiters Love You

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Career fairs are a freaking gold-mine of networking opportunities, and they are easily the best place to look if you’re seeking an internship or job with a larger company. However, you can’t just waltz willy-nilly in to a career fair. Not …

By Kelli Delfosse
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Why You Should Attend the John Deere Day and Student Org Fair!

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The 5th Annual John Deere Day and Student Organization Fair has arrived! From 2:30 to 4:30 PM on Thursday, September 14th you will be able to talk with student org representatives and John Deere alums, while enjoying some free ice …

By Abbey Hunt
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Invited to Interview? Respond With This Email

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Yes! The email you’ve been waiting for has arrived. They want to bring you in for an interview! Your application made the cut. The resume you worked so hard to tailor got their attention. Your cover letter spoke to them, …

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Consider a Co-op, You’ll Be Glad You Did

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Co-ops are a great way to get your foot in the door of a company and make a difference. If you’re in real need of experience on your resume, consider taking a semester off to do actual engineering work. I …

By Rob Pohren
Rob Pohren Professional Development Peer Advisor Rob Pohren
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Beyond Your Engineering Degree

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Each career goal has its own set of steps for success. For engineering students, this typically includes 4 years of college with subsequent jobs in their respective fields. While this formula is both straightforward and has successful outcomes, it is …

By Stephen Kruse
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I Received a Job Offer, But I’m Also Waiting to Hear Back From a Preferred Employer. What Now?

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Here’s the basic scenario: You’ve had a few job interviews, and you received an offer from one of the companies. However, it’s not an offer from your top choice. You’re still waiting to hear back from your preferred employer.

What …

By Emma Menich
Emma Menich Professional Development Peer Advisor Emma Menich
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Peer Advisors are Ready for YOU!

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Are you wondering how to best incorporate your summer experience on your resume? Are you trying to decide between two majors and need more information on career options? Are you trying to be proactive for the fair and learn how …

By Kelli Delfosse
Kelli Delfosse Director, Engineering Professional Development Kelli Delfosse
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Top 50 Dream Companies for Engineering Students Around the World

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Universum surveyed about 100,000 engineering and IT undergrads in 12 countries and asked them to choose the companies and organizations they’d most like to work for. It then put together a rankingof the most desirable employers in the world.

Google, which specializes in online advertising …

By Kelli Delfosse
Kelli Delfosse Director, Engineering Professional Development Kelli Delfosse
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Seminar Opportunity with Industry Executive: Mediocrity is Not an Option

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Back by popular demand this fall is the 1 SH seminar offered by retired VP and COO of Rockwell Collins, Bob Chiusano titled “Mediocrity is NOT an Option” (ENGR:4001).  The seminar, offered weekly on Tuesdays at 3:30, is designed …

By Kelli Delfosse
Kelli Delfosse Director, Engineering Professional Development Kelli Delfosse
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6 Things Every Graduate Needs to Do Before Ending an Internship

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An Amazon Hiring Manager Reveals 6 Things Every Graduate Needs to Do Before Ending an Internship

A hiring manager from the multibillion-dollar empire reveals the traits that separate average interns from potential job candidates.

In most cases, interns who have …

By Kelli Delfosse
Kelli Delfosse Director, Engineering Professional Development Kelli Delfosse
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