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Stephanie May 02 284 views

What do employeers look for when recruiting for a forensics intern, etc.?


I'm currently an undergrad student pursuing a computer engineering major and a forensic studies minor.

What do companies look for in terms of soft and hard skill? What classes would you recommend taking? What's a skill that's a must have in the field?

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Stephanie Nov 05, 2023 857 views

What do you do if you start to panic during an interview?

Hi, I have an upcoming internship interview for the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab. I'm very excited for this opportunity and the role that I am interviewing for (Robotics Engineer Intern — Maritime Systems), but I am very nervous and scared that I'll mess up the interview. In...

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Stephanie Oct 06, 2023 457 views

What questions you, as an interviewer, would like to hear the person you're interviewing ask?

As a current computer engineering student who desires to go into electrical engineering-based jobs, I'm curious about questions that stand out to you positively.

What piques your interest in a candidate? What kinds of questions do they ask that can set them apart from other people applying?

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Stephanie Oct 06, 2023 496 views

How do you avoid Speaking negatively about yourself in interviews? Directly and indirectls

When it comes to interviews, I have trouble coming up with something good and positive to say about myself. With little experience in interviews, I find that in my practice answers, I subconsciously say something negative about myself, indirectly or directly. Now, I'm being more vigilant in...

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Stephanie Dec 10, 2022 775 views

How do I build back my motivation?

At the beginning of the semester of college, I had much better habits and motivation. Alas, that didn't last very long. Now, I don't have any motivation. I'm constantly grasping concepts slower than my peers (I feel I'm behind in everything compared to my peers), I haven't done many...

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Stephanie Mar 26, 2022 829 views

How to handle rejection

With college decisions coming out, I'm facing a lot of back-to-back rejection from schools... it's brutal this year. I'm wondering what are some ways you've dealt with it (or deal with it, if you're also getting college rejection letters)? Obviously, I got rejected from my dream school and it...

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Stephanie Jan 25, 2022 572 views

Imposter syndrome isn't fun, how do you deal with it?

I'm more than positive that imposter syndrome will follow me for the rest of my life in school, work, etc... and I'm sure it's followed (or following) others also. It sucks, but I believe it can be dealt with in healthy ways, what are some ways you deal with it when it increases or appears...

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Stephanie Jan 21, 2022 715 views

Advice for college interviews

When applying to selective schools, applicants often have to go through interviews in the process. If you’re the interviewer, what’s something you look for (other than passion)? If you’re the interviewee, what’s one thing you wished you knew about interviews before starting one? #interviews...

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Stephanie Oct 21, 2021 2232 views

Do employers care about what school you go to?

Would I be considered a failure/ not qualified if I didn’t go to the top schools?

#college #career #job #college-selection

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Stephanie Oct 06, 2021 1201 views

What do employers look for when recruiting for a software engineer, or any other computer science job?

I'm interested in pursuing computer science as a degree in college but I was wondering what tech companies look in terms of soft skill, and maybe a bit of hard skills as well. What are some classes I should take in college? What skills should I work on or need? #computer-science #computer...

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Stephanie Oct 06, 2021 668 views

Advice on not comparing yourself to talented smart people.

Something I've always struggled with as a student and person in general, is comparing myself to others. Whether if it's looks or intelligence, I always seem to find a way to compare said person and myself. The colleges I want to get into are extremely competitive, so when I can't do something,...

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Stephanie Oct 06, 2021 519 views

How do you stay motivated or make yourself do something?

I'm a senior in high school, and applying for colleges and writing responses for PIQs has been a struggle. Everyday, I know I need to do them but I can't find myself to get up and actually do them. I try to have a positive outlook on them, but I still feel the dread and pressure of doing it. It...

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Stephanie Sep 15, 2021 448 views

When looking for jobs or applying to colleges, rejection will be common and stuff. What's your advice on managing that failure and how do you keep work related failure out of your personal feelings/life?

#college #job-search #job #career #failure