Meet the Staff: Sara Dell

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Originally Sara Dell, Associate Director of CO-OPS + CAREERS at Wentworth, planned to be a Professor of Anthropology.  She earned two degrees before learning that she liked to work in teams and preferred seeing immediate results from her work.  So, she …

By Sara Dell
Sara Dell CO-OP + CAREER Advisor Sara Dell
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20 Tips for Networking and Navigating a Conference

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Conferences can be intimidating – whether you’ve been to them in the past or not. Here are some fool proof tips for conference newbies and veterans alike.

Know your audience. What type of conference is it? Who will be there? Professionals? …

By Lauren Creamer
Lauren Creamer Assistant Director Lauren Creamer
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Discovering Your Strengths

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In order to develop a career that really suits you, it’s important to have a basic knowledge of your key strengths. Your strengths are your talents/gifts that come naturally and easily to you. There are many assessments you can take …

By Janel Juba
Janel Juba CO-OP + CAREER Advisor Janel Juba
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Networking: Keeping a Cool Head When You Think You Might Just Sweat Through Your Shirt

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Even the idea of networking can be intimidating to students as they begin their co-op or job searches. In fact, speaking the word networking can bring on a cold sweat to the introvert in us all, but it is important …

By Jer Jurma
Jer Jurma CO-OP + CAREER Advisor Jer Jurma
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Cover Letters: Why and How

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Cover letters…does anyone actually read these? Why, yes! Many do! While we cannot predict which hiring managers read cover letters and which do not, we do know for certain that those that read them really care! Hiring managers like a …

By Caitlin Brison
Caitlin Brison CO-OP + CAREER Advisor Caitlin Brison
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How to Answer the “Greatest Weakness” Question

How to Answer the "Greatest Weakness" Question

Sometimes a painful moment arises in an interview: My pulse is racing, my palms are sweaty, and my grasp on my vocabulary is slipping. Now you want me to talk about my greatest weakness? Really?

Why do hiring managers ask …

By Becky Smith
Becky Smith CO-OP + CAREER Advisor Becky Smith
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Meet the Staff: Robbin Beauchamp

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I have been the Director of CO-OPS + CAREERS at Wentworth since September 2014. I joined Wentworth knowing that I wanted to work with students who know what type of career they aspire to having and are dedicated to getting it. I …

By Robbin Beauchamp
Robbin Beauchamp Director Robbin Beauchamp
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Spring Cleaning for Your Social Media

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Spring is here! Flowers are blooming and whether you are searching for your co-op or a full-time position, it’s time to dust off your social media accounts. Presenting your best self while job searching is extremely important. You need to …

By Ria Kalinowski
Ria Kalinowski CO-OP + CAREER Advisor Ria Kalinowski
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What Makes Wentworth Unique

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Sure, all of our undergraduate day students are required to complete two co-ops to graduate. That requirement certainly makes a Wentworth graduate unique. The question is: how do we get our students prepared so they are successful?

First Year Seminar

By Robbin Beauchamp
Robbin Beauchamp Director Robbin Beauchamp
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