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PDB Foundation Entrepreneurial Co-op (Fall 2020)

PDB Foundation Entrepreneurial Co-op
Do you have a solution to an important problem? 
Want to turn your idea into a business? 

Spend your final co-op semester creating a business plan, immersing yourself in local entrepreneurial culture and utilizing design thinking, …

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Black Lives Matter and a commitment from CO-OPS + CAREERS

Black Lives Matter and a commitment from CO-OPS + CAREERS

The Center for Cooperative Education and Career Development wants to make it clear to our students, alumni, colleagues, and corporate partners that we believe Black Lives Matter and we stand for the values of anti-racism. We are committing ourselves to …

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Co-op Stories: Nick Piscitello

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By: Nick Piscitello

Recent graduate of the Electromechanical Engineering Program, Nick Piscitello, shared about his experience working at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard as a part of the SMART Program with CO-OPS + CAREERS:

What is the SMART Program?

The SMART (Science, Math, …

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Co-op Stories: Julia Gravano

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By: Julia Gravano

Julia Gravano is a Wentworth junior studying Construction Management with a Concentration in Facilities Management and a minor in Business Management. She completed her first mandatory co-op semester this past spring with J. Calnan & Associates, Inc. …

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6 Job Search Tips for New Grads and Anyone Else Starting Their Careers During the Coronavirus Pandemic

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Graduating from college or otherwise applying for your first professional job is stressful in any circumstance. But it feels especially daunting when the economy, the job market, and the world in general seem to be turned upside down.

As the …

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Getting through Self-Isolation One Breath at a Time

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By: Amber Goulart, Assistant Director of Health Promotion & Education

Additional information and original post can be found here: https://wit.edu/health-promotion-education

During and following self-isolation because of concerns related to Coronavirus, you may begin to experience some common stress responses. It …

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Co-op Stories: Roan Farsab

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By: Roan Farsab

Roan Farsab, a junior in the Electrical Engineering program at Wentworth, completed her optional co-op at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona. She discussed her role with CO-OPS + CAREERS and shared advice for students looking to complete a …

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How to Ace a Phone Interview

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By: STEAM Boston Writing Team

This article was originally posted to STEAM Boston. Read the full story here: https://www.steamboston.com/how-to-ace-a-phone-interview/

A phone interview is how many companies start the interview process. The interviewer will typically discuss the position requirements and attempt …

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Co-op Stories: Tim McCusker

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By: Tim McCusker

Tim McCusker, senior in Computer Engineering at Wentworth, recently completed his second mandatory co-op with SparkCharge in Somerville. Tim shared his experience with CO-OPS + CAREERS:

Describe your role at SparkCharge.

My co-op was at a start-up company …

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Co-op Stories: Jakub Bzura

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By: Yunjia Hou

This story was originally published by Wentworth Institute of Technology News. Read the original post: https://wit.edu/news/mechanical-engineering-student-troubleshoots-tesla-on-co-op

Jakub Bzura looks at a Tesla on the road a little differently than most.

“My instinct is to check the panel …

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