Job Search Strategies for MSE Students | Ep. 33

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We know that the job search process can be a stressful time, as you have to balance networking, resume building, filling out applications, and preparing for interviews with your existing class workload. As such, we wanted to share our lessons learned from our 5 years of experiences to hopefully save time and increase chances of success.

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Today’s episode is a very fun, but important, conversation between our hosts Punith and David. They share tips and guidance to improve your success rate in your job search process.

In this conversation, we discuss the following topics:
Resume tips and what MSE-specific skills are recruiters looking for
Discussing leadership experience in resumes and interviews
How to network more effectively
Marketing and differentiating yourself as an MSE
Technical vs. behavioral interview advice

Thank you Matthew Fain for editing this episode! Check out his other work here: www.mattfain.com

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