Lauren Creamer

Assistant Director

Lauren Creamer

Advising Majors

  • Applied Sciences
  • Biological Engineering
  • Biomedical Engineering

Drop In Hours (all majors)

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

Resume review and FAQ drop-ins are every Thursday from 1:30 – 3:30pm via Zoom while classes are in session. Login to WITworks for Zoom details: Events > Workshops >Fall 2020 Virtual Drop-Ins.

To make an appointment:

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

Note: Due to Covid-19, all appointments are virtual; by phone or video.  Please indicate your preference and if phone, provide a phone number at which you can be called when scheduling your appointment. 

BIOGRAPHY

Lauren Creamer has been with CO-OP + CAREERS since April of 2015 she absolutely loves her job. She brings to the table graduate and professional experience in career coaching, student leadership development, and residential life. Lauren grew up in Narragansett, RI and attended the University of Rhode Island for her undergraduate studies in Environmental Science and Biology. She obtained her master’s degree from Northeastern University in College Student Development and Counseling. Lauren is committed to providing her students with the skills they need to be successful in their job searches and helping them identify their ideal career paths.

Unique fact: 
Lauren played rugby for seven years in Rhode Island and Boston.  She holds a national championship title.

All Posts

Getting the Most out of Your Sophomore Summer

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By: Lauren Creamer

I’m a sophomore and I didn’t get an optional co-op this summer… what should I do?

The summer co-op deadline has come and gone, and you might find yourself disappointed that you weren’t able to find an …

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Place-Bound Job Search

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By: Lauren Creamer

There are many reasons a person might not be able to travel to or relocate for a job opportunity, the most common among them being 1) not having the ability to drive or access to a car, …

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Harassment in the Workplace

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By: Lauren Creamer

“The change I want to see is a start-up environment where everyone, regardless of gender and background, feels welcome and safe; where sexual harassment or discrimination will not impede great talent from producing great impact.” – Christine Tsai …

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Top Ten Tips for Writing a Personal Statement

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By: Lauren Creamer

The fall term is fast approaching and with it comes deadlines for graduate school applications. One piece of the application you want to leave plenty of time for is the personal statement. It requires a style of …

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On Finding a Research Co-op

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I’m finding it more and more common these days that Wentworth students are thinking about education beyond their time at the Institute. Many students are considering graduate studies that involve some sort of research component (i.e. a PhD program would …

By Lauren Creamer
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The Pay Gap is Real – And What You Should Do About It

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By now you’ve heard about the “Gender Pay Gap” – it’s been all over the news these last few months. I don’t see it going away anytime soon, either. But just to catch everyone up, let’s define the gap. According to …

By Lauren Creamer
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So, You Want to Go to Graduate School…

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More and more students these days are telling me they want to go to graduate school. And they’re saying it earlier on in their collegiate careers. Before you jump on the grad school bandwagon, it’s important to a) ask yourself …

By Lauren Creamer
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20 Tips for Networking and Navigating a Conference

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Conferences can be intimidating – whether you’ve been to them in the past or not. Here are some fool proof tips for conference newbies and veterans alike.

Know your audience. What type of conference is it? Who will be there? Professionals? …

By Lauren Creamer
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