Answering “What are your weaknesses?” | Top Interviewing Questions Series

Each Tuesday, the CSE Connect “Top Interviewing Questions Series” will highlight a different question from the CSE Top Interviewing Questions Guide, detailing 1) How the question is typically asked, 2) Why interviewers tend to ask the question and what the …

By Career Strategies and Engagement (CSE)
Career Strategies and Engagement (CSE)
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Leveraging blockchain to reach the ‘unbanked’

Can an app designed by Prof. Eric Schumann and a team of students build trust with Americans skeptical of the banking system?

More than 7 million U.S. households are “unbanked,” or without access to …

By Career Strategies and Engagement (CSE)
Career Strategies and Engagement (CSE)
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How to Write a Thank You Email After a Zoom Interview

You’ve finished answering the hiring manager’s interview questions, asked some of your own, left the Zoom meeting, and closed your laptop. But you’re not entirely done with the interview process — you’ll need to send a thank you note after the

By Zoe Kaplan - Forage
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Showcase your skills. Find your career fit.
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Answering “How does your experience relate to this job?” | Top Interviewing Questions Series

Each Tuesday, the CSE Connect “Top Interviewing Questions Series” will highlight a different question from the CSE Top Interviewing Questions Guide, detailing 1) How the question is typically asked, 2) Why interviewers tend to ask the question and what the …

By Career Strategies and Engagement (CSE)
Career Strategies and Engagement (CSE)
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Zoom Interview Attire: What (and What Not) to Wear

You’ve accepted your Zoom interview invite, but then the fear creeps in — what Zoom interview attire do you wear? In this guide, we’ll help you figure out what to wear for a virtual interview so you can look (and feel!) …

By Zoe Kaplan - Forage
Forage
Showcase your skills. Find your career fit.
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Big Interview’s “Ultimate Guide to Acing Your Next Video Interview”

According to Software Advice and Big Interview, 60% of hiring managers and recruiters use video interviews at some stage in the hiring process. Preparation and practice are key to navigating a successful interview, no matter the format. But while there …

By Rachel Wasdyke
Rachel Wasdyke Director, Corporate Engagement & Strategic Communications
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Boston Fintech Week – Sign up now!

The techiest week of the year is here, and you don’t want to miss it!!! (September 27 – 29, 2022)

The most exciting fintech event of the year is here! The theme for this year’s Boston Fintech Week is Fintech& …

By Chester Zikhali
Chester Zikhali CSE Career Captain
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Register for Firsthand’s 2022 Women in STEM Virtual Career Fair

On August 24th, Firsthand will be hosting its second annual Women in STEM Virtual Careers Fair. The fair is an excellent opportunity for women who are studying science, technology, engineering, or math or already in STEM roles to engage with …

By Rob Porter - Firsthand
Firsthand
We help applicants, students, job-seekers and professionals like you find the right career path using the power of firsthand experiences.
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6 Lessons to Learn from Job Rejections

After many days and nights spent polishing your resume, searching and applying for jobs, and practicing your interviewing skills, getting rejected can feel genuinely discouraging. However, with fierce competition and many different factors that interviewers consider, it’s important not to take …

By Alice Monroe - Firsthand
Firsthand
We help applicants, students, job-seekers and professionals like you find the right career path using the power of firsthand experiences.
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10 Career Podcasts to Inspire and Entertain

Whether you’re travelling somewhere for the long weekend, attending a backyard BBQ or simply driving around Waltham, you may find yourself stuck in traffic at some point this holiday weekend. What better way to pass the time than listening to …

By Rachel Wasdyke
Rachel Wasdyke Director, Corporate Engagement & Strategic Communications
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