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November 26, 2008
Have you considered the importance of obtaining your Professional Engineering licensure to become a registered engineer within the State of Ohio? If so, please visit the following web site to learn more about first taking the FE (fundamentals exam) when you graduate and when to take the PE exam. Typically, engineers that have graduated from an ABET accredited 4 year BS engineering program need to wait to take the PE after having 4 years of experience within their engineering discipline. Once you obtain your PE, you’ll be able to practice engineering within the State of Ohio and create drawings, for example to have a structure built to your specifications with your PE seal stamp! Learn more about what you need to do now to prepare for becoming a licensed Professional Engineer for the state of Ohio at http://peps.ohio.gov Read More
"Be a student so long as you still have …
by Rachel Kaschner | November 20, 2008
How is your job search going? If you have been active in your search and you aren’t getting any invitations to interview, then it’s time to assess the situation.Read More
You haven’t applied to enough jobs. I don’t want to put a number on the optimal number of resumes you should submit, but when I hear students tell me they have only applied to three jobs, it does make me cringe. You need to aim high...that doesn’t mean apply to everything, but it does mean that if something sounds somewhat interesting…you should apply to it and then plan on learning more in an interview to determine if it’s a good fit.
Your resume objective is too limiting. “Seeking a summer internship dealing with renewable energy, specifically wind power, with a focus on design located in Smalltown, Ohio” is an objective that includes too many …
by Rachel Kaschner | November 18, 2008
The National Association of Colleges and Employers recently released Job Outlook 2009—the student version, entitled “How You Fit into the Tight Job Market.” Employers say they expect to decrease their hiring numbers for the Class of 2009 and will hesitate in making hiring plans as they watch the economy. If economic trends continue, the job market will continue to shrink.
"My dog is worried about the economy because Alpo is up to 99 cents a can. That's almost $7.00 in dog money."
November 13, 2008
To receive the scholarship, students must:
• Be a full-time student of sophomore, junior, or senior rank.
• Have a minimum overall GPA of 2.75.
• Be an Ohio resident who has graduated from an Ohio high school.
• Be admitted to an Ohio State approved quarter/summer-long study abroad program.
For more information on the Wolfe Scholarship and other scholarships for Study Abroad Programs, check out the Office of International Affairs (OIA) web site at:
“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines, sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.”
Authored by Olga Stavridis.
November 10, 2008
Congratulations! - You've received your first job offer and, like most offers of employment, it probably has a deadline attached. When making an offer, most employers will give candidates a date by which they must either accept or decline the offer. While the date you've been given can sometimes seem like it's been chosen at random, there are many different reasons for offer expiration dates and usually the employer has given careful consideration to each one.
Top Reasons for Offer Deadlines -
- Recruiters have a limited number of positions to fill and you were selected to be in their first round of offers. At the same time, they realize that some of their top choices will accept offers from other companies leaving them with positions that still need to be filled - so they need to know early on if you're not interested while there is still time to make …