Mechanical Engineering & Materials Science

5 High-Paying Jobs in Artificial Intelligence

Artificial intelligence is one of the fastest growing career fields at the moment, with the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics predicting that demand for certain jobs in AI will increase by over 30% in the next several years. Those who …

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9 Essential Tips for Virtual Interview Success

Even before the pandemic, virtual interviews began replacing in-person interviews, in part because they're cheaper and more efficient. Now, post-pandemic, virtual interviews are the norm. This means candidates need to specifically know how to prepare for these types of interviews. And, as …

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Engineering Jobs in Global Development: What You Need to Know

In international development, opportunities abound for people with an engineering background. Roles can range from overseeing a bridge construction project in a post-conflict country to expanding telecommunications in a rural area to designing an innovative solution to a water and …

By Kelli Delfosse
Kelli Delfosse
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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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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

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