Professionalism

How to Work the CO-OP + CAREER Fair

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TFW you nail the CO-OP + CAREER Fair

An approach for everyone, whether you are low-key or EXTRA!

Low Key
EXTRA
RESEARCH
Find the list of employers attending on the “Fairs App” and research the ones that interest you.
Look to …

By Caitlin Brison
Caitlin Brison CO-OP + CAREER Advisor Caitlin Brison
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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
Lauren Creamer Assistant Director Lauren Creamer
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This American Workplace: Slang for International Students

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Let’s “Get the Ball Rolling” (i.e., Start Something)

Americans use a lot of slang. Slang is the use of phrases or terms, typically in an informal setting, that have come to stand for something else. It is most common to …

By Ria Kalinowski
Ria Kalinowski Senior CO-OP + CAREER Advisor Ria Kalinowski
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LGBTQ+ Friendly Employers and How to Find Them

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There are some helpful lists out there of LGBTQ+ Friendly Employers. But what do you do if you are interested in working at a relatively new or small company that may not show up on those lists? Luckily there are …

By Center for Cooperative Education and Career Development
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Event Recap: How to Work a Room

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Last night we hosted 38 students and 10 employer and alumni representatives from 6 companies at our first How to Work a Room event. Jean Papalia, Principle of A+ Etiquette and Director of Tufts Career Center, began the night with …

By Abbey Pober
Abbey Pober Assistant Director, Systems & Marketing Abbey Pober
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Meetings: They Can Make or Break You

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As a student, you have probably attended many meetings, especially if you have participated in group projects.  When you are working at a co-op, there is a likely chance that you will participate in many meetings with staff, customers or …

By Robbin Beauchamp
Robbin Beauchamp Director Robbin Beauchamp
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How to Write Learning Goals for Co-op and Why

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So, you landed a co-op!  Congratulations!  Now to make it count you need to do a few last things by the deadline, before heading off to your first day of the co-op job.

Register for the co-op course (so the …

By Sara Dell
Sara Dell CO-OP + CAREER Advisor Sara Dell
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Mock Interview Day 2017

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Our annual Mock Interview Day was held on Tuesday, November 7th from 3:00pm – 6:00pm in Watson Auditorium. The day consisted of four rounds of 45 minute interviews conducted by 57 employer volunteers from multiple companies across industries. In total, 128 …

By Abbey Pober
Abbey Pober Assistant Director, Systems & Marketing Abbey Pober
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Personal Branding

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Personal Branding

When you think about your favorite company, what pops into your head?  What words come to mind when you hear “Amazon”?  “Fitbit”?  “Starbucks”? “Uber”?  What words do you associate with “Usher”?  “Kanye West”? “Eddie Redmayne”? “Emilia Clarke”?

Those …

By Robbin Beauchamp
Robbin Beauchamp Director Robbin Beauchamp
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Co-ops Abroad: Wentworth Stories and Resources

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You can do your co-op anywhere . . . in the world.  Many Wentworth students express an interest in going abroad for their co-ops and quite a few have done it.

One approach to an international co-op may start with a global company …

By Center for Cooperative Education and Career Development
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