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Mohammad A. Mar 28, 2017 585 views

When is it a good idea to repeat some courses you've taken?

I'm just curious about when it is a good idea to repeat courses you've taken but didn't do very well in. #college #engineering #career #graduate-school...

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Mohammad A. Mar 24, 2017 1156 views

Is an internship viable even after graduation?

I'm an Engineer student and about to graduate. I am actively seeking jobs and kind of struggling to find a suitable job due to lack of work experience. However, internships seem to be attractive for me since most of them require little to no work experience. So I wonder if an internship is...

#recruiting #job-search #human-resources #electrical-engineering #engineering #career

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Mohammad A. Mar 24, 2017 1094 views

How should I negotiate the pay rate of a job?

I'm an Engineering student and I've been actively looking for jobs to apply for. I have found several attractive opportunities but I would like to have a higher pay for some to help with my finances without risking losing them. I wonder how I could do that. #engineering #career #job-search...

#hiring #human-resources

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Mohammad A. Mar 16, 2017 838 views

Is work experience more valuable than educational background?

I am a graduate Electrical Engineering student with little to no experience in the engineering field outside of the classroom. Lately, I have been applying to jobs and receiving little to no interest from engineering companies due to lack of experience even for some entry-level jobs. That made...

#recruiting #education #human-resources #engineering #career

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Mohammad A. Mar 08, 2017 894 views

How important is including voluntary activities in one's resume?

I am an Electrical Engineering graduate student. I wonder if, in such a technical field as mine, adding voluntary activities such as working for X charity and the like can have any impact on the recruiter's decision to hire me. #mechanical-engineering #human-resources #civil-engineering...

#recruiting #technical-recruiting #job-application #electrical-engineering

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Mohammad A. Mar 07, 2017 1309 views

How do you handle behavioral interview questions when not prepared?

Say you are in a job interview and you get asked a behavioral interview question such as "cite a situation when you had to adapt to changes beyond your control" or the like and you had no particular story present even though you might have had that exact situation happen to you. How would you...

#human-resources #job #job-interview #career

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Mohammad A. Mar 07, 2017 850 views

What are some good tips for finding a job without experience?

I am a graduate student in Electrical Engineering and I will be graduating very soon. It has been hard for me to find a job by searching and applying for jobs online. I find that my application gets turned down often because I lack engineering work experience. Your tips on this matter will be...

#electrical-engineering #mechanical-engineering #engineering #job-search-strategies #job-search #human-resources #career #engineer

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Mohammad A. Mar 06, 2017 6860 views

How crucial is the choice of the thesis vs. non-thesis option in the Master's degree?

I am a graduate student in Electrical Engineering who opted for the non-thesis option in order to avoid the uncertainty of the time of graduation that is associated with the thesis option. However, I am also planning to pursue a PhD in the future and I have heard how not choosing the thesis...

#science-phd #mechanical-engineering #software-engineering #engineering #electrical-engineering #phd #computer-engineering #engineer

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Mohammad A. Mar 06, 2017 578 views

What is the best approach to take towards a poorly taught course?

I am a graduate Electrical Engineering student and throughout my career as a student I found that there were a few classes that provided less than satisfactory learning experience and I've always felt unsure about how to approach such classes. I feel that I tend to be uncertain about who to...

#student-engagement #student #student-counseling #college-student #academic-advisor #student-affairs #counseling #professor