Industry / Career Communities

As part of our industry relations and career engagement, the new McKelvey Connect has an Industries section that features tailored and carefully-cultivated content, aimed at supporting the career development journey for students. As with all industry and community pages, students will have access to relevant events, blogs, jobs, career advice, campus resources, and more! Feel free to contact us with any engineering related opportunities or resources that you find valuable. 

College And Career Advice From A Successful Engineer

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Did you know on average Tesla produces 900 Model 3 cars per day? Manufacturing engineers play a pivotal role in achieving this impressive number. They are responsible for everything from determining how the car and the components will be made …

By Kelli Delfosse
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Working at a Start-up: Advice for Job Seekers on Resumes and Reaching Out

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To help job seekers amid this crisis, I’m spending a lot of time doing 1-1s and resume reviews. Below are my most common pieces of advice.

Mail me your resume (ryan@ycombinator.com) if you want feedback or pointers. And if you’re …

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What Size Company Is Right for You? Here’s What I’ve Learned Going From Startups to a Fortune 500 Company

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Last year, after a decade of working at small startups, I set my sights on larger, established companies: Series Bs, recent IPOs, and the Fortune 500. Recently married, in my mid-30s, and staring down a global pandemic, I was looking …

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The Takeoff Interview: Jim McKelvey (Co-founder of Square, Founder of Invisibly, and Author of The Innovation Stack)

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Jim on how Square fought off Amazon, his new book “The Innovation Stack,” starting Square with his former intern Jack Dorsey, what it means to be an entrepreneur, and more.

Interview Guest: Jim McKelvey (Twitter: @2000F)
Role: Co-Founder of Square; …

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12 Mastercard Employees Earn New Cybersecurity Management Graduate Certificate

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Program co-created by Washington University and Mastercard provides next-level education to address regional cybersecurity skills gap.

The Henry Edwin Sever Institute at the McKelvey School of Engineering at Washington University in St. Louis will hold a graduation ceremony to recognize …

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Career Resources

Nationally Competitive Industry Graduate Fellowships

These are just a few of the major fellowship programs; more will be added on an on-going basis. The majority …