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Business Casual or Business Casualty? Wardrobe Malfunctions in the STEM Job and Internship Search

I have a love/hate relationship with giving job seekers advice on their wardrobes. On one hand, I give advice for a living and – like most people – am pretty well enamored with my own opinions. On the other hand, I recognize …

By John Bau
John Bau Career Consultant, School of Engineering John Bau
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Networking 201: The Informational Interview

What’s an informational interview and why should you bother? The informational interview can serve many purposes and is incredibly valuable for any job or industry. You don’t know what you don’t know!

How did someone land their dream job? They …

By Lisa McGuire
Lisa McGuire Associate Director, Corporate Partner Relations Lisa McGuire
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Why go to the Engineering Career Fairs?

I don’t believe job or internship seekers should depend on “click here to apply” as the beginning, middle, and end of their search for opportunities. Anyone who’s met with me or attended one of my workshops has heard me go …

By John Bau
John Bau Career Consultant, School of Engineering John Bau
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The 2016 Student Art Exhibition @ Wilbur Cross

UPDATE: The Student Art Exhibition @ Wilbur Cross will be postponed till Wednesday, February 10th due to inclement weather. Please join us on Wednesday from 5-8PM in the Wilbur Cross Building, room 202.

The Center for Career Development is hosting the …

By Brittney Austin
Brittney Austin Communication & Marketing Intern
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Respect the Webcam – Tips for Acing that Online Video Interview

I was working recently with a graduate student who was stressed out over an interview she scheduled with one of her top targeted employers. Here’s why:

While hours-long interview days with multiple meetings are fairly common, her interview was different …

By John Bau
John Bau Career Consultant, School of Engineering John Bau
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