Rachel Wasdyke

Director, Corporate Engagement & Strategic Communications

Rachel Wasdyke

Rachel Wasdyke (she/her) has been a proud member of the Career Strategies and Engagement (CSE) team at Brandeis International Business School since 2016. As Director of Corporate Engagement & Strategic Communications, Rachel and her Engagement team members connect students, employers and alumni through professional-development tools and programs, networking events and employment opportunities. Rachel leads the International Business School’s popular Industry Trek Program and was the recipient of the 2018 Distinguished Staff Service Award for her positive contributions to the school. She is also an MBACSEA committee member, helping represent Brandeis as part of a global alliance of graduate business career management professionals and employers, and has previously taught Management Communication at the business school. 

Rachel started her career in the publishing industry, where she worked for more than a decade in roles at Bloomsbury Publishing, Hachette Book Group and Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, driving public relations strategies and implementing marketing campaigns for New York Times best-selling and award-winning authors. She holds her BA in English from Colby College and MS in Mass Communication from Boston University’s College of Communication, where she has taught communication writing for many years. In her free time, Rachel enjoys reading, travel and cooking and welcomes conversations about all three anytime! 

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Fintech Disruptors Poised to Thrive (and Hire) Post-Covid

After four full quarters of Covid-19, some sectors have withered, while others have expanded. One sector that was growing before Covid and is still expanding is fintech.

In 2018, of the $254 billion in total global capital invested during the …

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What’s a Phone Screen? Here’s What You Need to Know Before That “Quick Chat” With the Recruiter

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16 Behavioral Interview Questions Big 4 Firms Ask—and How to Answer Them

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6 Tips for Successful Virtual Networking, Even During the Pandemic

Successful networking can open doors to mentorship, professional development, friendship, and career growth.

Of course, things have been different due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Not only are many more of us working from home, but professional and industry events of …

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7 Tips to the Make the Most of a (Virtual) Industry Trek

Whether remote or in person, Industry Treks are great ways to broaden your career aspirations and your network. Even though our annual trek to Adobe went virtual this year, we still met with campus recruiting, enjoyed a product management panel …

By Rachel Wasdyke
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