Jer Jurma

Co-op & Career Advisor

Advising Majors

  • Architecture
  • Interior Design

To make an appointment:

  • 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 or 617-989-4101. 
  • OR Call our main line at 617-989-4101, stop by the front desk.

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

If you are actively seeking a co-op for the upcoming semester connect with your Co-op & Career Advisor directly about drop-in hours.


Jer Jurma joined the staff with 20 years of experience working in various types of Architecture and Design firms.  He studied at Boston University, Peabody Conservatory (Johns Hopkins University), the Boston Architectural College, and holds a Bachelor in Architecture degree from California College of the Arts in San Francisco. He currently serves on design boards and commissions in his local municipality while maintaining his private practice. He comes to advising from the perspective of an Architecture professional with a strong interest in education and the graphic representation of Academic work in relation to career development and advancement.

Unique fact:
Jer came to the profession of architecture after studying to become a classical musician.

All Posts

Socializing at Work


By: Jer Jurma

Humans are social (to a varying degree) by nature and thus social interactions are an important element of the work experience. There is a great opportunity to foster a socially rewarding experience at work while advancing the professional goals of any given industry.  Most …

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Networking: Keeping a Cool Head When You Think You Might Just Sweat Through Your Shirt

Even the idea of networking can be intimidating to students as they begin their co-op or job searches. In fact, speaking the word networking can bring on a cold sweat to the introvert in us all, but it is important …

By Jer Jurma
Jer Jurma Co-op & Career Advisor
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