10 Ways to Get the Most From Your Summer Internship

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A summer internship can be a great way to build your future in the adult workforce – or it can be a big disappointment. Are you sitting around with your fellow interns, swapping jokes because you have little do? This …

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How is a Career in Industry Different from Academia?

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Increased Cross-Functional Teamwork
Bioengineers working in industry are involved in cross-functional teams with all departments needed to launch products. This requires much “leading without authority”. Thus, industrial bioengineers need to be able to work well within a team, as well …

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5 Common Interview Questions and How to Answer Them

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You cannot predict the rhythm and themes of all the interviews because the companies and positions are different. However, in a nutshell, there are around five basic questions that you’ll hear from every HR. With a little preparation and inner …

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Apply to Be A Professional Development Peer Advisor

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Are you someone who likes to help your engineering peers? Do you get excited about furthering your own professional development?  Do you feel other students could benefit from hearing about your experience with your job or internship search?  If you …

By Kelli Delfosse
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View More Featured Jobs on CareerConnect

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Make the most of the Engineering CareerConnect platform! Once a week, you receive the CareerConnect email with an abundance of information on upcoming recruiting events, career advice, and featured job/internship postings.  Even though the email contains only a select few …

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15 Things to Know Before Working Abroad

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Having worked for a global company, I’m no stranger to watching friends take overseas roles. While working abroad isn’t in the cards for me anytime soon, you can bet that I live vicariously through their Instagram accounts. Are you interested …

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Check Out LinkedIn’s New Jobs Browsing Experience!

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Have you spent hours, days, or even weeks scrolling through hundreds of job listings trying to identify the “perfect job title” that fits your interests? You’re not alone. One of the biggest challenges job seekers have is knowing what types …

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Bold Ideas Wanted. Win your dream job with Schneider Electric!

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Schneider Electric is inviting students to join the 8th edition of the ultimate global student competition in sustainable cities. Ten finalist teams will get a sponsored trip to the grand finale that will take place during the Innovation Summit in Atlanta in mid-November. This …

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Now’s the Time to Register Summer Internships

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If you have secured a Summer and/or Fall 2018 engineering internship or co-op, you need to register your experience with the college to have it documented on your transcript. This will also ensure you stay a registered student at the …

By Kelli Delfosse
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LinkedIn 101: Using LinkedIn to Land Your Dream Job Before You Graduate

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LinkedIn is helping soon-to-be grads from around the country tap into their professional community—whether they realize they have one already or not.

Trying to land your dream career out of the gate is a tall order. But here’s the good …

By Kelli Delfosse
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