Resumania: Prepare for the Career Fair

Do you have a polished resume for the upcoming NSBE/SHPE Career Fair on Sept. 21 and 22?  If you want your resume critiqued or you’re a freshmen or sophomore who wants to learn more about developing a great resume, attend Resumania tomorrow night! No registration is required! Please make plans to eat dinner before or after this… Read more »

Get That Job – Professional Development Workshop Survey

  Hello WMP Mentors, Mentees, and fellow RPI Students. The WMP Board asks that you take a moment to respond to a few questions, to help us better understand how this event impacted participants. During the “Get That Job!” workshop, participants were given the opportunity to listen to Meaghan Johnson, from the CCPD, reveal tips… Read more »

Letter From Our President Tiana Grehanov

Hello! My name is Tiana Grehanov, and I’m the President of the Women at Rensselaer Mentor Program (WMP) Board for 2017-2018. I’m overjoyed with your decision to join the program this year, either as a mentor who’s ready to share your knowledge and experiences, or as a mentee eager to learn tips from seasoned scholars… Read more »

Career Fair Guide: Advice From Two RPI Women on Campus

Career Fair Guide – advice from two RPI women on campus: SHPE officer, Tamar Daniels who is a Senior Mechanical Engineering major and one of our mentors in the WMP program, Niyati Desai, a Junior Electrical Engineering major, who is also part of SWE and president of ISA. Tamar got a internship at Boeing and Niyati… Read more »

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  • Featured Profile: Spring ’17 Freshmen Representatives

    Why did you apply to be a freshman representative for our program? M: I believe the Mentor Program is a great way for women to make personal connections early on in their college career. Being able to help build these connections and create this support system is very rewarding. S: Coming to a school with… Read more »

  • 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 »

  • Asking for Raises – Women in the Workplace

    By Sonia Patel Recently when Microsoft Satya Nadella was asked in an interview about giving advice to women who don’t feel comfortable about asking for a raise, he stated, “It’s not really about asking for the raise, but knowing and having faith that the system will actually give you the right raises as you go… Read more »

  • Featured Member: Lara Miller

      Lara Miller is former Women’s Mentor Program President (2012-2013) and Senior Advisor (2013-2014) who just graduated with a Bachelors of Science in Industrial and Management Engineering in May 2014. She has been working at Ralph Lauren since graduation.     What internships/jobs have you had during your undergrad? Major League Baseball Network (2011) -internship… Read more »