Certificate Program Students

Certificate Program Students and Alumni have access to a range of support to help them achieve their professional goals that include opportunities to connect with employers through WITworks, our online job posting and recruiting system, annual career fairs and specialized recruiting events.

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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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Choosing an Employer

A corporate employer or start up? Which is the right fit?

Larger corporations typically offer stability, regular hours, better pay, clearly defined roles and well-established support. Start-ups, on the other hand, tend to be more flexible about work hours, often …

By Center for Cooperative Education and Career Development
Center for Cooperative Education and Career Development
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20 Tips for Networking and Navigating a Conference

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
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Networking: Keeping a Cool Head When You Think You Might Just Sweat Through Your Shirt

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
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Career Resources

Hire Heroes USA

Organization that support veterans, service members, and military spouses in finding meaningful careers, and helps companies hire and retain them.

HBR Podcast: Women at Work

Conversations about the workplace, and women’s place in it, brought to you by the Harvard Business Review.

Applicant Tracking Systems and Professional Summaries

When applying to full-time positions outside of WITworks, seniors and alumni need to tailor their resumes to each position they …

Dressing for Business Casual

The goal for any professional interaction is to focus the attention on your skills and qualifications. Dressing for “business casual” …

Average Co-op and Career Salaries

This resource lists average starting co-op salaries of our students and annual salaries of our most recent graduates.

Cover Letter Worksheet

Use this worksheet to set up the structure of your cover letter and begin brainstorming content.

News and Advice

Explore the latest news, advice, industry insights,

and tips for scoring your dream job and advancing your career.

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WHEN YOU SECURE A CO-OP

Please let us know by registering on LeopardWeb and reporting your hire through WITworks. International students who secure mandatory co-ops must follow instructions on the reporting and work authorization process.