Kristen Eckman

Operations Coordinator

Kristen Eckman

BIOGRAPHY

Kristen Eckman joined the CO-OP + CAREERS team in June of 2018 after serving as the department’s Marketing Intern. Kristen grew up in Plymouth, MA and attended Emmanuel College (Boston, MA) where she received her undergraduate degree in Business Management and Marketing. She has always been passionate about inspiring and supporting students in the way that she had been throughout her academic career. As Operations Coordinator, Kristen supports members of the Wentworth community by maintaining the department’s relationship with employers through planning, facilitating and marketing for major events including The CO-OP + CAREER Fair and Mock Interview Days.

Unique Fact:
Kristen loves the Boston Red Sox and got the chance to work on a marketing campaign where she met some of the players including Dustin Pedroia and Xander Bogaerts.

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Summer 2020 Events Recap

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It has been a busy summer semester for the CO-OPS + CAREERS team connecting students, alumni, and employers virtually. Through two new initiatives, the Inside Industry Right Now series and The Virtual Hiring Meetup, 140 students met and networked with 29 …

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Tips for Managing Remote Work

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By: Kristen Eckman

In response to the COVID-19 coronavirus and subsequent need for social distancing, many employers are now enforcing remote work policies to decrease the likelihood for potential exposure. For your employer, remote work may be a new concept. …

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What to Pair from WITwear

What to Pair from WITwear

Watch as Kristen Eckman, Operations Coordinator and Lauren Rodolakis, Marketing Intern at CO-OPS + CAREERS share examples of what to match from our WITwear professional clothes borrowing closet.

Transcript:

“Welcome to WITwear, CO-OPS + CAREERS Professional Clothes Sharing Closet. We picked out …

By Kristen Eckman
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Mock Interview Day 2019

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By: Kristen Eckman

Our annual Mock Interview Day was held on Tuesday, October 22nd from 3:00pm –6:00pm in Watson Auditorium. The day consisted of five rounds of 35-minute interviews conducted by 20 employer representatives from companies across multiple industries. Of …

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What to Pair from WITwear

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Watch as Kristen Eckman, Operations Coordinator and Lauren Rodolakis, Marketing Intern at CO-OPS + CAREERS share examples of what to match from our WITwear professional clothes borrowing closet.

Transcript:

“Welcome to WITwear, CO-OPS + CAREERS Professional Clothes Sharing Closet. We picked out some …

By Kristen Eckman
Kristen Eckman Operations Coordinator Kristen Eckman
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How to Work Transferable Skills Into Your Resume

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By: Kristen Eckman

During the beginning stages of hiring, many employers, especially in the STEM fields, are focused on hard skills (i.e. specific, teachable abilities that can be defined and measured, such as the ability to use software programs). However, …

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Delivering Your Professional Introduction

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By: Kristen Eckman

What to Know
In a brief introduction, you should be able to sell your professional/personal qualities and describe the skills and services that you have to offer an employer.

Networking is an important piece of any job …

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Rocket.Build Community Hackathon: Event Recap

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By: Kristen Eckman

This past weekend, Wentworth CO-OPS + CAREERS hosted the Rocket.Build Community Hackathon inviting students from the Boston area to participate in a 32-hour long hacking challenge. Participants completed challenges and designed specific hacks based on the following themes:

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Co-op Learning Goals and Reflection

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By: Kristen Eckman

Have you recently accepted a co-op offer? Congratulations! The next steps in the co-op process are to:

Register for co-op on LeopardWeb

You must register for your co-op course on LeopardWeb just like you would for any …

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What to Pair From WITwear

What to Pair From WITwear

Watch as Kristen Eckman, Operations Coordinator and Lauren Rodolakis, Marketing Intern at CO-OPS + CAREERS share examples of what to match from our WITwear professional clothes borrowing closet.

 

Spring CO-OP + CAREER Fair is Tuesday, March 19th! For events leading up to …

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