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

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 …

By Center for Cooperative Education and Career Development
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Beware of Scams

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
Becky Smith Senior Co-op & Career Advisor
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Event Recap: Spring 2018 CO-OP + CAREER Fair

Our annual Spring CO-OP + CAREER Fair was held on Tuesday, March 20th from 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm in both Watson Auditorium and Tansey Gymnasium. The event drew over 200 employers ranging from small design firms to international high-tech organizations and …

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

“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

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
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This American Workplace: Slang for International Students

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 Assistant Director, Advising & Career Education
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LGBTQ+ Friendly Employers and How to Find Them

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

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 Associate Director for Systems, Marketing, & Data
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Meet the Staff: Ria Kalinowski, CO-OP + CAREER Advisor

I started working in the CO-OPS + CAREERS department at Wentworth in June of 2016. Joining the team here at Wentworth was the culmination of many years working to land a permanent career development position at a small career-focused school. After …

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Meetings: They Can Make or Break You

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 Assistant Provost of Cooperative Education and Career Development
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