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Co-op Action Guide

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By: Kristen Eckman

Wentworth offers one of the most comprehensive cooperative education (co-op) programs of its kind in the nation. A co-op is full-time, temporary employment in your field of study that enables you to apply classroom learning to professional …

By Kristen Eckman
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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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How to Utilize the Center for Cooperative Education and Career Development

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By: Janel Juba

At the Center for Cooperative Education and Career Development, we deliver the necessary resources to be effective in the workplace, provide essential job search strategies and teach students how to find co-ops/ jobs that align with their …

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A Guide to Personal Branding

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By: Hadley Hopkins

Hi there! I’m Hadley Hopkins the marketing intern here at CO-OPS + CAREER. As an advertising student, I am very concerned with branding. Not only of the brands I work for but also my own personal brand. Below …

By Hadley Hopkins
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Site Visit Spotlight: Delson Faria Dasilva

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By : Kristen Eckman

Delson Faria Dasilva ’19, is a Mechanical Engineering student currently finishing up his summer co-op with MIT: Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Delson shared with us how he is making design changes to build the sample inlet for the …

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Creating an All-Star Profile on LinkedIn

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By Ria Kalinowski

Bringing your LinkedIn profile to an All-Star (or complete) level is important because profiles that are complete show up higher in search results. If you want to be found by recruiters, fill out your entire profile. It’s …

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Socializing at Work

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By: Jer Jurma

Humans are social (to a varying degree) by nature and thus social interactions are an important element of the work experience. There is a great opportunity to foster a socially rewarding experience at work while advancing the professional goals of any given industry.  Most …

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3 Reasons That Job Wasn’t a Waste of Time, Even if Your Current One’s Completely Different

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For the past five years, I’ve worked in some sort of health-related job. From healthcare IT, to employee wellness, to college health. But now, I’m a full-time freelancer, focusing on writing, editing, and career coaching.

It’d be easy to think …

By The Muse
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Top Ten Tips for Writing a Personal Statement

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By: Lauren Creamer

The fall term is fast approaching and with it comes deadlines for graduate school applications. One piece of the application you want to leave plenty of time for is the personal statement. It requires a style of …

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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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