Welcome to the Engineering, Technology & Physical Sciences Community!

This community is a great starting place for those who are interested in solving tough real-world problems through hardware, software or science. Those who follow this community often seek multidisciplinary teams to research,  design, test, evaluate, improve efficiency or modify products and procedures. Commonly, members of this community are intellectually curious, detail oriented, data-driven and interested in working in hands-on environments. People in this community can work in any type of organization, from start-ups to large multinational corporations to various aspects of the government and research laboratories.

Typical job types include (but clearly are not limited to) research associate, engineer, analyst, data analyst, software developer, process improvement/quality assurance, ui/ux, scientist or consultant.

Friday Fave: Big Interview

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Welcome to Friday Faves! Each Friday we’ll spotlight one of our favorite resources for students. 

Winter break is a great time to brush up on your interviewing! Even better — you don’t need an official interview on your calendar to …

By Susannah Krenn
Susannah Krenn Career Advisor / Multimedia & Communications Specialist Susannah Krenn
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7 Ways Job Searching Will Be Different in 2021 (and How You Can Adapt)

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I know everyone is tired of hearing the words “unprecedented” and “2020” together. So I’m going to say that this last year was…extremely unordinary. And it’s probably safe to say that many of us are eager to put 2020 in …

By Jaclyn Westlake - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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Answers from Career Advisors … How can I stay in touch with networking contacts (a.k.a. interesting people) without seeming insincere?

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It can be difficult to come up with reasons to email — beyond simply saying hello — but here are some things to consider:

A thank you.  It’s always nice to say “thanks again for talking with me” or “thanks …

By Susannah Krenn
Susannah Krenn Career Advisor / Multimedia & Communications Specialist Susannah Krenn
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What Are Technical Skills and How Should You Include Them On Your Resume? (Plus a List of Examples)

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Whether or not you can do a job—and whether or not you can land that job—often depends on your technical skills. Technical skills are a subset of hard skills, which are the knowledge or abilities needed to perform specific tasks. …

By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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