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“7 Tips To Help Land That Internship”

Forbes published an article titled “7 Tips to Help Land That Internship.”  We wanted to share this article to help our members in pursuit of work experience! Tips include: “Emphasize Flexibility” “Experience Comes in Many Forms” To read more, please check out the following link. https://www.forbes.com/sites/investopedia/2013/06/24/7-tips-to-help-land-that-internship/#1cd4c63f4a87  

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Behavioral Interview Success – Advice from our Workshop

By Shreya Gupta Behavioral interviewing has become an increasingly popular method of job interviewing.  Companies such as AT&T and Accenture began using the behavioral interviewing methods in the 1970s, and since and increasing number of employers are ditching traditional interviews and conducting behavioral-based ones.  Knowing how to excel in the behavioral interview has become a crucial… Read more »

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“5 Habits That’ll Ensure You’ll End Every Day Feeling Successful”

Check out themuse’s article “5 Habits That’ll Ensure You’ll End Every Day Feeling Successful” It includes suggestions on how to ensure success within day to day work operations. Tips include: “1. Keep a Gratitude Journal 2. Reduce Context Switching 3. Create ‘If/When-Then’ Plans 4. Exercise—Even if Only for a Few Minutes 5. Have a Shutdown… Read more »

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Members account for 72% of Females in Freshman Class!

This year, our new freshmen members account for 72% of females in the freshman class!  We currently have 382 mentees in our program partnered with 278 mentors.  We look forward to seeing our new members at events throughout the year and hope your first couple weeks of class went well!    

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WMP Featured Alumnae: Viola Wu

We were lucky to interview Rensselaer graduate and previous WMP member Viola Wu!  Read to discover advice Viola has for incoming students, the impact WMP made on her professionally and her experience studying at RPI. Share a little bit about yourself (Where are you from, what years did you attend RPI, etc.?) I was born… Read more »

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Mentor/Mentee Interview: Ananya Murali & Mallory Gaspard

RPI student Ananya Murali has a strong background in working towards gender equality.  She was selected to be a national delegate for the 59th Commission on the Status of Women at the United Nations where she worked with Hillary Clinton and Patrcia Arquette. In 2016, she was awarded named one of Wisconsin’s top two youth volunteers by… Read more »

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Class of 2017: Most in Demand Majors

The National Association of Colleges and Employers has just released their Job Outlook 2017 Spring Update.  Many of these majors lie in the technical fields with Engineering and Computer Science coming in First and Third place respectively when respondents were asked what academic disciplines they were hiring. We thought it would be useful to share… Read more »

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Featured Profile: Weronika Jakubowska

Meet Weronika Jakubowska! She is currently studying Chemical Engineering and she plans on working as a full-time process engineer at Chevron Corporation in Richmond, California starting in August! She also plans on getting her MBA and to further her knowledge in the refining industry. Her past internships include being a process control engineer at Chevron in… Read more »

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Sexual Assault on College Campuses

By Sonia Patel What does it mean to be a female on a college campus? It is oftentimes associated with many stereotypes about how women perform academically or professionally, however the social depiction of women on a college campus is often neglected. Many of the past articles posted on the WMP page dealt with the… Read more »