Networking: What It Really Means And How To Do It Right

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Network: As a college student, you hear this word all the time – from professors, advisers, parents, employers – it’s everywhere. It’s the “that’s hot” of the business world. But what exactly is networking and how should you go about it? …

By Stephen Kruse
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5 Tips To Help Set You Apart from Other Candidates

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It’s a New Year which means it’s time for you to make good on your “find a new job” New Year’s resolution. Our inboxes might have been empty since Thanksgiving but not anymore. This is what we HR people like …

By Stephen Kruse
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Do These 7 Things at Every Career Fair Booth

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With the Spring 2018 Engineering Career Fair right around the corner on February 8th, we wanted to provide you with some tips for how to talk to company representatives so that you can land those dream internships/jobs.

This is …

By Stephen Kruse
Stephen Kruse Professional Development Peer Advisor Stephen Kruse
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Should I Use a Salary Calculator to Negotiate a Job Offer?

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Dear Recruiter,

I think I blew my last interview by asking for too much from a nonprofit using a salary figure that I found through Google. My question is, when asked about salary requirements, is it okay to say a …

By Kelli Delfosse
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Leadership Seminar Offered by Former Rockwell Collins Executive

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Back by popular demand in Spring 2018 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 …

By Kelli Delfosse
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The Best Way to Ask for a Letter of Recommendation

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Asking for a letter of recommendation is similar to asking someone out on a date. There is no certainty of a “yes” and even if you succeed, there is uncertainty over how it will go or what they actually think …

By Stephen Kruse
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Strengthen your Resume with VMock

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Winter break can be an excellent time for family, food, and fun. It can also be a great time to research companies, update your resume, and send out applications for internships and full-time positions.

While you are home, be sure …

By Stephen Kruse
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How to Ace an Interview at Google and More!

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So you’ve made it your mission to score a game-changing job with one of Glassdoor’s 2017 Employees’ Choice honorees. Nice! Great move to aim high and target employers that have a reputation for creating stellar professional cultures.  

So …

By Emma Menich
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How to Polish Your Online Presence Before Searching for a Job

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To show recruiters that you’re the right match for the job, you need the right kind of online presence. Here’s how to make it shine.

To show recruiters that you’re the right match for the job, it’s true that you …

By Kelli Delfosse
Kelli Delfosse Director, Engineering Professional Development Kelli Delfosse
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Now’s the Time to Register Spring Co-ops

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If you have secured a Spring 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 University for …

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