Energy, Environmental & Chemical Engineering

How to Find a Job You Love: 3 Things to Do (and 4 to Avoid)

Knowing how to find a job is hard enough, let alone how to find a job you love. What are you passionate about? What are you good at? Who do you want to work with? What benefits are you looking …

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Writing Your Own Letter of Recommendation

Recommendation letters are typically used to gain entry to a graduate program, a particular college, or to give a slight advantage to a job applicant. Most often a letter of recommendation is written by a professor, a mentor, or a …

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Questions to Assess an Organization’s Commitment to DEI

Students engaged in racial justice and social impact may ask URR professionals specific questions about their organization’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) and the actions it has taken that support this commitment. 

This focus on DEI ties into …

By Kelli Delfosse
Kelli Delfosse
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How to Negotiate Salary for Beginners (With Examples)

Negotiating salary, especially when it’s your first job offer, can be daunting and even nerve-racking. Yet most companies expect you to negotiate; if you don’t, you might leave money on the table. Don’t know how to negotiate salary? We’ll show …

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How to Find and Reach Out to Recruiters on LinkedIn

While recruiters work to help companies fill their open roles, they can also help you — the job seeker — connect with roles you might be interested in and a good fit for. According to Jobscan, 94% of recruiters use LinkedIn to …

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Career Resources

McKelvey Engineering Professional Development Stipend

In an effort to provide an equitable opportunity for students to make professional connections, stay current with developments and advancements in …


WashU CNX is a mentor-focused online community where you can build connections with fellow students, alumni, and friends of the university …