Author Archives: Kelli Delfosse

Tips for Getting Hired After an Internship

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Many employers who offer internships do so as a way to try out and recruit new full-time employees. Even though internships are a way for students to gain experience and learn more about a specific career field, they are also a …

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WashU Career Center: Report Your Job or Internship

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Have you landed a summer internship or post-grad opportunity? Report your plans and be entered to win a $20 Amazon gift card. Four winners will be drawn each Friday until July 2.

This information is critical to:
-Help us understand …

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Understanding the USAJOBS.gov Federal Application Process

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How does the application process work?

This is a quick summary of how the federal application process works when you use USAJOBS to apply for positions. There are over 130,0000 federal jobs in engineering and USAjobs.gov is the official employment …

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Data Science Is a High-Paying, Fast-Growing Field—Here’s What You Need to Know About Entering It

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Ever wonder how Instagram knows exactly what ad to show you? Or how your supermarket keeps the right food in stock? It’s probably thanks to a data scientist.

You may have heard the words “data science” tossed around a lot …

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Bioengineering Blog: Preparing for a Career as a Simulation Engineer in Medical Devices

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For engineering students with an interest in medical device research and development, computational modeling and simulation can be a great option for a career path. But the design challenges in making safe and effective devices requires familiarity with some areas …

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22 Interview Questions You Need to Nail to Work for Elon Musk

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This past weekend, billionaire Tesla CEO and SpaceX founder Elon Musk hosted Saturday Night Live. In his opening monologue, Musk poked fun at his “erratic” behavior, saying, “To anyone I’ve offended, I just want to say, I reinvented electric cars, and …

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Advice from the WashU Career Center: Using Alumni Networks

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The WashU alumni network is one of the most powerful tools you have for learning about work and advancing your career. Many alumni remember what it was like to be in your shoes and are happy to share their experiences …

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6 Options for International Students Who Didn’t Win the H-1B Lottery

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Another H-1B lottery season has come to an end. This year, the number of applications far exceeded the 85,000 allotted H-1Bs, the visas international students typically need to work in the U.S. after graduation. This means that, yet again, numerous …

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8 Mind Tricks for Crushing Your Interviews

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Often, what determines the outcome of your interviews has little to do with the questions you’re asked and if you know all the answers. Instead, the outcome is often dependent on your interview mindset—how you think about interviews and …

By Natalie Fisher - Vault
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How to Land a Internship Despite the Global Pandemic

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It’s that time of year again. Students are gearing up in hopes of finding a fulfilling internship or co-op position. You’re eager to apply what you’ve learned in school to the real world. But landing an internship may seem like an …

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