Category - Careers and Outcomes

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What is Imposter Syndrome?
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Highlights from Junior Year: Fall
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How to Network 101: The Meliora Edition
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Society of Women Engineers (SWE) 2018 National Conference
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How Your Education Prepares You for the Real World
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A Review of CAS 145: Navigating the Academy
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Talent Nyumbani: A Social-Driven Project to Grow Africa’s Talent
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Spotlight on Graduate Engineering at Rochester (GEAR)
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An Unconventional Experience with “Research”: My Foray into Anti-Discrimination Law
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UR SASE Heads to the Northeast Regional Conference

What is Imposter Syndrome?

I first heard of the phrase “Imposter Syndrome” in the fall of my junior year. I was sitting in the office of Brynn Wilkins, my undergraduate computer science coordinator, feeling extremely stupid and incompetent. I fell into the trap that many other college students have also fallen into, convinced that I was not intelligent and[…]

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Highlights from Junior Year: Fall

Hi everyone! Now that spring of my junior year is underway, I thought I would share with you what fall of my junior year was like. Overall, I would give it a big thumbs up, given that I learned to manage my time better and put more effort into my classes and extracurricular activities. But[…]

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How to Network 101: The Meliora Edition

As soon as University of Rochester students get on campus, they are very eager to get a head start on their job searching process. This could involve summer internships, full-time graduate jobs, or even on-campus jobs. Regardless of class year, everyone wants to get some professional experience to practice and learn new skills. There are[…]

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Society of Women Engineers (SWE) 2018 National Conference

by Sabrina Westgate, Class of 2019 From October 17–20, twelve members of the University of Rochester’s Chapter of the Society of Women Engineers headed to Minneapolis, Minnesota for the 2018 National SWE Conference. Our chapter has attended the SWE National Conference for the past few years, and as always, it was amazing. Many of the[…]

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How Your Education Prepares You for the Real World

The one thing that constantly amazes me about students here at the University of Rochester is how multi-faceted they all are. Every single person you meet here has a wide variety of interests, ranging from academics to athletics, clubs and organizations to campus jobs, etc. Even more, most people end up pursuing interests very different[…]

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A Review of CAS 145: Navigating the Academy

CAS 145: Navigating the Academy is a class hosted by the David T. Kearns Center at the University of Rochester. The objective of the course is to “provide an opportunity for first-generation college students to build skills, academic, leadership, social, within this community of scholars.” This spring, I decided to take this seminar as part of[…]

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Talent Nyumbani: A Social-Driven Project to Grow Africa’s Talent

by Dewey Bazirake, Class of 2020 As a college student with all the assignments, course load, and social life demands, how can you grow your entrepreneurial spirit and pursue the project of your dreams? Talent Nyumbani is a social non-profit organization that I founded in Kampala, Uganda, before arriving at the University of Rochester in 2016.[…]

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Spotlight on Graduate Engineering at Rochester (GEAR)

Let me introduce you to one of my close friends, Jack. Jack is going to be at the University of Rochester for an extra fifth year, just like me. He is staying on for a master’s in engineering (rather than a degree in nursing like me) through a program called Graduate Engineering at Rochester (GEAR).[…]

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An Unconventional Experience with “Research”: My Foray into Anti-Discrimination Law

Hi there! My name is Julie Woodward, and I am originally from Westford, Massachusetts. I’m double majoring in linguistics and political science, with a minor in German. Outside of the classroom, I am the business manager of U of R Taekwondo, an associate justice on the All-Campus Judicial Council, and a peer tutor for the[…]

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UR SASE Heads to the Northeast Regional Conference

On Friday, Feb 9, I joined the Society of Asian Scientists and Engineers, University of Rochester chapter, at the annual Northeast Regional Conference (NERC). SASE itself is a fairly new national organization that connects Asian-heritage scientists and engineers from all collegiate and professional levels. Likewise, the University of Rochester chapter is much younger, as the organization began[…]

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