Caitlin Brison

CO-OP + CAREER Advisor

Caitlin Brison

Advising Majors

  • Mechanical Engineering (student last names A-L and all international Mechanical Engineering students)
  • Engineering

Caitlin is available Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays. 

Drop-in Hours

If you are actively seeking a co-op for the upcoming semester connect with your CO-OP + CAREER Advisor directly about drop-in hours.

To make an appointment:

  • Call our main line at 617-989-4101, stop by the front desk, or
  • Schedule on WITworks under Counselling Appointment.  Use your Wentworth credentials to login.  All Wentworth students and alumni have an account.  If you are an alumna/us and are having trouble accessing WITworks, contact us at coopsandcareers@wit.edu or 617-989-4101.

Fall 2021 appointments can be scheduled in-person or virtually. Check WITworks for your advisor’s daily availability.

BIOGRAPHY

Caitlin Brison joined Wentworth’s CO-OP + CAREERS in 2015.  Originally from southern California, she made the move to Boston in 2005.  She attended Boston College for both her undergraduate and graduate degrees in education and has worked at several colleges in Boston.  Caitlin loves coaching and supporting students during their career development.  She hopes to impart to students the skills necessary to identify and create rich experiential learning opportunities for themselves.

Unique fact:
One of her favorite things to do is hike the California coast. She has climbed Half-Dome in Yosemite and logged many miles through the Santa Monica Mountains.

 

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Feedback: How to get it and why you need it

By: Caitlin Brison

Co-op – it’s learning by doing. Actually, it’s learning through reflection on doing.  During a co-op semester, students have the opportunity to work hands-on in a professional setting outside the classroom. The key ingredient that makes co-op a …

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How to Prepare for CO-OP + CAREER Fair

By: Caitlin Brison

How to WORK the Career Fair – An approach for everyone, whether you are low-key or EXTRA!

Low Key Approach
EXTRA Approach
RESEARCH

•   Find the list of employers attending on the “Jobs and Careers” App and research the …

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Cycle of learning, doing, and reflecting

By: Caitlin Brison

Tell me and I’ll forget; show me and I may remember; involve me and I’ll understand.  – Chinese Proverb

Kolb’s (1984) Experiential Learning model proposes that we are naturally capable of learning, but experience plays a critical role …

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Cover Letters: Why and How

Cover letters…does anyone actually read these? Why, yes! Many do! While we cannot predict which hiring managers read cover letters and which do not, we do know for certain that those that read them really care! Hiring managers like a …

By Caitlin Brison
Caitlin Brison CO-OP + CAREER Advisor Caitlin Brison
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