How to Get Your Resume Past the System & Into Human Hands

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Landing an interview for a position in a giant organization can feel impossible if you don’t have any personal connections. People often blame the sheer volume of resumes that are submitted—HR simply can’t review them all with enough detail to …

By Abdul Elgaali
Abdul Elgaali Professional Development Peer Advisor Abdul Elgaali
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How to Use the STAR Interview Method to Get the Job

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You’re in a job interview, and things are going well. You didn’t get lost on your way to the office, you made some friendly small talk with the hiring manager, and you’re nailing your answers to the questions you’re being …

By Abdul Elgaali
Abdul Elgaali Professional Development Peer Advisor Abdul Elgaali
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Leadership Seminar Offered by Former Collins Aerospace Executive

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Back by popular demand in Spring 2019 is the 1 SH seminar offered by retired VP and COO of Rockwell Collins (now Collins Aerospace), Bob Chiusano, titled “Mediocrity is NOT an Option” (ENGR:4001).  The seminar, offered weekly on Tuesdays at …

By Kelli Delfosse
Kelli Delfosse Director, Engineering Professional Development Kelli Delfosse
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Your Hour-by-Hour Guide to Kicking Off Your Job Search in One Afternoon

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Finish that show you’ve been binging. Organize your bedroom. Bar hop with friends. Watch football. Sleep in.

These are the things you want to do on a Saturday. Write a cover letter? Send out networking emails? Not so much.

But …

By The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions
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2019 AlphaLab Gear Hardware Cup

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AlphaLab Gear just launched the Hardware Cup for its 5th year.

The Hardware Cup is a pitch competition for early-stage hardware startups. We’re touring 7 cities around the US to find and highlight the most promising physical product startups in …

By Kelli Delfosse
Kelli Delfosse Director, Engineering Professional Development Kelli Delfosse
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Advanced Interviewing Tips

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With the recent fair wrapped up, we hope you will be successful in moving to the interview process with companies. This short guide will provide information on the different types of interviews that could be conducted at a company.

Types …

By Stephen Kruse
Stephen Kruse Professional Development Peer Advisor Stephen Kruse
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How to Ask for an Awesome Letter of Recommendation (and Actually Get One)

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You are applying for a job, graduate school, or maybe a really cool astronaut camp.

You’ve already tackled all of the application basics. You did your research, tailored your resume, wrote an impressive cover letter, and even sent a friendly …

By Kaitlin Reither
Kaitlin Reither Professional Development Peer Advisor Kaitlin Reither
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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 …

By Stephen Kruse
Stephen Kruse Professional Development Peer Advisor Stephen Kruse
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The Co-op Versus Internship Experience

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Co-ops and internships are crucial to getting a sense for if you are on the right career path or not. I have been privileged enough to get to experience both. While both are the same concept, to get career experience, …

By Grace Edwards
Grace Edwards Professional Development Peer Advisor Grace Edwards
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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
Kelli Delfosse Director, Engineering Professional Development Kelli Delfosse
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