Washington University in St. Louis Career Interest Groups bring together communities of students, staff, faculty, and alumni focused on highly desired career paths. Aggregating all institutional information available, students interested in exploring these careers learn fundamentals necessary to compete in these markets, make real-time industry connections, obtain sage alumni advice, share accumulated knowledge and contacts to enhance their careers, and the WashU brand.
All students are encouraged to join one or more groups. Each group works differently, utilizing Blackboard, LinkedIn, listservs, Skype, Google Chat and other communication and social media networks most effective for their cohorts. Alumni, faculty and staff are invited to join, contribute and collaborate where possible. After joining, look for an email from your group within a week.
Brief summary of each group
If you are an engineer, or just enjoy problem solving, analytics, design, research, leadership, or technology, this community is for you! This group provides communication and resources to you at any stages in your internship and job search. Think of it as a “Premier Membership” to the Career Center by providing targeted communication about internships, jobs, resources, events and alum connections working in your field of interest.
Our goal: Help you engage with engineers who share your interests and passions. We’ll help you access industry and company information, connect with alumni, and prepare to be a great candidate for internships & jobs.
What to expect: We’ll mostly be a virtual group with opportunities to communicate through, email, Google Hangouts, LinkedIn, and with some company tours or local programming. You’ll receive periodic email communications with programs/events/opportunities. We’ll give you a heads up about employers coming to campus, Road Shows, cool technologies, speakers, and workshops.