Co-op

Top Interpersonal Skills Employers Look For

Often known as people skills, interpersonal skills are the soft skills you use to interact with others. In the workplace, these skills are essential to being an effective team player and contributing to a positive work environment.

Yet some interpersonal …

By Zoe Kaplan - Forage
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Showcase your skills. Find your career fit.
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A Roadmap to Obtaining a Co-op

By Robbin Beauchamp, Assistant Provost, Co-ops & Careers

 

It’s that time of the semester again.  We are weeks away from the start of the semester and add/drop, the last day a student can register for their co-op.  I am …

By Robbin Beauchamp
Robbin Beauchamp Assistant Provost of Cooperative Education and Career Development
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PDB Foundation Entrepreneurial Co-op (Fall 2022)


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, lean startup, and value …

By Kristen Eckman
Kristen Eckman Operations Coordinator
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Co-op Stories: Josh Dang

By: Josh Dang 

Josh Dang is a fourth year Computer Engineering student at Wentworth. He is completing his second mandatory co-op with Delsys this semester and shared his experience with CO-OPS + CAREERS.

What is your role at Delsys?

My role …

By Center for Cooperative Education and Career Development
Center for Cooperative Education and Career Development
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Co-op Stories: Phoenix Stebbins

By: Phoenix Stebbins

Phoenix Stebbins is a Wentworth senior studying Computer Engineering. He is completing his second co-op with Teradyne this semester and shared his experience with CO-OPS + CAREERS:

At Teradyne I serve as a Test Development Engineer-Co-op. My role …

By Center for Cooperative Education and Career Development
Center for Cooperative Education and Career Development
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How to Succeed at Remote Work

Original PowerPoint presentation by Sarah Stefaniak BSA ’22 & Jorgo Ruci BSME ‘22

Adapted by Skylar Sandler, Graduate Assistant, Co-ops & Careers

As the landscape of “traditional” work changes and companies adopt long term remote operations – for both co-ops and …

By Center for Cooperative Education and Career Development
Center for Cooperative Education and Career Development
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Co-op Stories: Shawn Shao

By: Shawn Shao

Shawn Shao recently graduated from Wentworth in August with a degree in Computer Science and a minor in Business Management. Before leaving campus, he shared with CO-OPS + CAREERS about his two co-op experiences.

Shawn worked with Tesla, …

By Kristen Eckman
Kristen Eckman Operations Coordinator
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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, …

By Center for Cooperative Education and Career Development
Center for Cooperative Education and Career Development
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Co-op Stories: Tim McCusker

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 …

By Tim McCusker
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Follow-up: Why and How

By: Becky Smith

So, you’ve submitted a bunch of job applications and you haven’t heard anything. You may feel helpless, but there is something you can do!

First: Gather feedback that can help you to better attract attention. Ask your …

By Center for Cooperative Education and Career Development
Center for Cooperative Education and Career Development
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