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Grad School FAQs Pt. 3: The Application

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A guest series by WIT Faculty: Aaron Carpenter

In a previous post, we discussed the basics of graduate school, focusing on the differences between degree programs.  If you have not seen that post, check it out here.

In this post, …

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Follow-up: Why and How

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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 …

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CO-OPS + CAREERS Staff Teach Boston Community about Salary Negotiation

Written by Kimberly Blanton at Squared Away, a personal finance blog at Boston College.  Email Kim at kimberly.blanton@bc.edu

At a recent workshop in downtown Boston, the mostly female audience was asked whether their anxiety level goes up when they ask for …

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Center for Cooperative Education and Career Development

Happy Thanksgiving to our students, families, employers and colleagues! Wentworth will be closed on Thursday and Friday, November 22 and 23. We will re-open on Monday, November 26.

Graduate School FAQS PT. 2

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A guest series by WIT Faculty: Aaron Carpenter

In a previous post, we discussed the basics of graduate school, focusing mostly on Master’s degrees.  If you have not seen that post, you can find it here.  In this post, we …

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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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Mock Interview Day Fall 2018 Recap

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By: Abbey Pober

Our annual Mock Interview Day was held on Thursday, November 1st from 3:00pm –6:00pm in Watson Auditorium. The day consisted of five rounds of 35-minute interviews conducted by 41 employer volunteers from multiple companies across industries. In …

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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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How to WORK the CO-OP + CAREER Fair

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By: Caitlin Brison

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 …

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Harassment in the Workplace

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By: Lauren Creamer

“The change I want to see is a start-up environment where everyone, regardless of gender and background, feels welcome and safe; where sexual harassment or discrimination will not impede great talent from producing great impact.” – Christine Tsai …

By Lauren Creamer
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