My Experience at Harvard WECode and HackPrinceton!

As I sit down to reflect on the whirlwind of experiences from the past weeks, I am filled with gratitude and inspiration. These moments have not only enriched my knowledge but have also transformed my perspective on the possibilities within …

By Simi Saha
Simi Saha
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Experiential Recruiting: Bridging the Gap Between Education and Employment

Employers are constantly seeking new ways to identify and hire college and university students and recent graduates along with other early career candidates. These motivated, educated candidates are viewed by these as employers as being the top talent for their …

By College Recruiter
College Recruiter believes that every student and recent grad deserves a great career.
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Preparing Your Research Application Material

Applying for a research position can involve multiple moving parts. When is the deadline? Do you need a resume, cover letter, research statement of interest, or transcripts? We know it can be overwhelming to prepare the required documents for applying …

By Sarah Randolph
Sarah Randolph
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Navigating Radio Silence: What to Do When You Don’t Hear Back About a Research Position

Securing a research position is often a competitive and time-consuming process. You’ve submitted your application or sent your email to the faculty member and now… nothing. This situation can be frustrating and anxiety-inducing, but it’s important to remember that it’s …

By Sarah Randolph
Sarah Randolph
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What Stands Out on an Internship Application? Hearing from Professionals and Employers

From an employer’s perspective, a few key elements stand out as indicators of a promising candidate and I’ll be talking through 3 of those points. After speaking with employers and members of the Student Engagement and Career Development team, these …

By Sarah Randolph
Sarah Randolph
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5 Valuable Tips for Asking About a Research Opportunity

Initiating a conversation about a research opportunity can feel daunting, as a whirlwind of uncertainties may come into your mind. Should you approach the subject directly, or is there a more subtle way to express your interest? How do you …

By Sarah Randolph
Sarah Randolph
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The Job Shadow Program (JSP) is back!

Students: expand your knowledge about industries, job functions, and employer culture at participating organizations via this low-stakes, high-value opportunity to peak behind the curtain! Alumni and employers: host one or more students! Learn more.

By Emily McCarthy
Emily McCarthy Senior Director, Career Development
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A Student’s Perspective on Research; Julianne’s Story

The most frightening part of research is getting started. Taking that leap into a new project takes courage. Julianne Chania Setiadi, a senior in Biomedical Engineering at the University of Arizona, shared that once she took the leap, her nervousness …

By Sarah Randolph
Sarah Randolph
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Emailing Faculty About Research Opportunities (Example Included)

For many students looking to get into research, one way of finding opportunities and getting involved is to email faculty directly. By emailing a faculty member about your interest in research, you can share more information about yourself, why you’re …

By Sarah Randolph
Sarah Randolph
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The Tips and Tricks of Informational Interviewing

Informational interviewing is a unique and influential networking resource in any internship journey. No matter if you’re searching for internships or already in an internship, it’s important to think about how you can stay connected and learn from others. You …

By Sarah Randolph
Sarah Randolph
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