Revisit your search approach

You may come to a point in your search where you’re frustrated because it’s not working the way you hoped. This may be great time to re-visit your search approach to focus your attention in critical areas. Here are some ways to do that.

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  • This is one of the best reasons to set up an appointment with a coach! We’ll help you sort through what you’re doing, what is working and not, changes to try, and where to focus your attention based on the review of evidence.
  • Check in with one or two of the professional allies and supporters you trust and have talked to so far. Write a status update and ask if they’d be willing to have a chat to give you feedback on where changes in your strategy seem most important.
  • Read this article written by a neuroscience researcher reviews the ways he searched after completing his PhD during the pandemic. The focus is “conquering social isolation” and there are lots of practical tips.

Mid-Semester Slump? Here are some articles for focus, motivation, and balance.

It’s a common time of year for students to wish they were making different progress on their search than happens day-to-day. Whether it’s the press of assignments leaving you with little time, not getting the interviews you wanted from fall …

By Cameo Hartz
Cameo Hartz Assistant Director, Engineering Master's Career Services & Professional Development Cameo Hartz
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Troubleshoot Your Search With These Helpful Tips

This article allows you to quickly match a solution to whatever problem you might have in your search process. Save this one away to use throughout your search!

https://resumeworded.com/blog/why-you-cant-get-a-job/

By Cameo Hartz
Cameo Hartz Assistant Director, Engineering Master's Career Services & Professional Development Cameo Hartz
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Revisit Your Search Strategy: Alum Advice

“In the end, this journey transformed me. It taught me to value time, to plan strategically, to not take opportunities for granted, and above all is the courage to start again when the most promising strategies failed. I cannot imagine …

By Erin Carlini (she/her)
Erin Carlini (she/her) Assistant Director, Engineering Master's Career Services & Professional Development Erin Carlini (she/her)
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Dealing With Rejection and Silence in Your Search

The weeks after fall break are a common time for students to feel some burnout or worry about their search process. Perhaps you’ve submitted some (or many!) applications and are not getting the response you expect. This is totally normal …

By Cameo Hartz
Cameo Hartz Assistant Director, Engineering Master's Career Services & Professional Development Cameo Hartz
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I don’t have an internship yet, and I’m kinda freaking out.

Yes! It’s true! We know this is happening for many of you and hope that you’re working with a career coach to make your life and process easier.

Let’s look at some facts. This is what your seniors reported about …

By Cameo Hartz
Cameo Hartz Assistant Director, Engineering Master's Career Services & Professional Development Cameo Hartz
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