First-Generation Students and the Job Search

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By: Abbey Pober

How does a co-op or job search differ for First-Generation students? Before I can get into those nuances, we must first define what it means to be a “First-Generation” or “First-Gen Student”. This definition varies slightly from …

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Graduate School FAQs Pt. 1

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A guest series by WIT Faculty: Aaron Carpenter

Meet Aaron Carpenter, he received a bachelor’s (2005), master’s (2006), and Ph.D. (2012) from the University of Rochester, all in the field of Electrical and Computer Engineering, focusing on computer architecture and VLSI …

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Stepping Out of Your Professional Comfort Zone

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By: Abbey Pober

Com·fort zone / ˈkəmfərt zōn / noun: a place or situation where one feels safe or at ease and without stress.

Mark Zuckerberg said in an interview once, “The biggest risk is not taking any risk… …

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3 Better Ways to Say “It’s Actually Not My Fault”

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Your boss makes a seemingly innocent stop at your desk, but it’s not long before he’s pointing out something that recently went wrong—and he’s placing all of the blame on you.

You’re nodding along and pretending to absorb everything he’s …

By The Muse
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4 Things Other Than Salary You Need To Consider Before Accepting A Job Offer

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Before you start a job, you need to decide whether to accept a job offer. And over the course of your career, some will be no-brainers; others will be a little trickier.

Take these scenarios.

You get an offer that’s …

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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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Meet Maria Rodriguez, Runner Up For This Semester’s “Share Your Co-op Contest”

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Maria Rodriguez is a current Wentworth student majoring in Biomedical Engineering and minoring in Biology. Here’s what Maria shared with us about her co-op experience at CELLINK in Cambridge:
My co-op with CELLINK was incredible! As an applications engineer, I …

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Beware of Scams

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Scams are not a new phenomenon, but the ways in which they are being delivered to you are always evolving, making deceitful postings more difficult to spot. Check out this email that was distributed across campus this week, thankfully it …

By Becky Smith
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Meet Zeily Perez, Winner of This Semester’s “Share Your Co-op” Contest

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“EF Education First” sponsored the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics, giving Zeily “Z” Perez a chance to hold the Olympic Torch while on co-op.

Tell us about yourself: My name is Zeily, but everyone knows me as Z. I am a 4th-year …

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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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