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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 …

By Kelli Delfosse
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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 …

By Derek Loosvelt - Vault
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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 …

By Tarek Bouakaz - Vidcruiter
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Advice from the WashU Career Center: Informational Interviews

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You may have heard the term “informational interview,” but what does it mean? Informational interviewing is an intentional form of networking where you plan a time to ask a person about their work. The purpose is not to ask them …

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