Engineering

Welcome to the Engineering community! Members of this community like to tackle complex issues with uniquely sharp abilities to build, analyze, design, and evaluate. Engineers explore new technologies, materials, and systems, and imagine how they can be applied to improve quality of life. Engineering is a technologically driven field where the skills needed are constantly changing. Employers in this field cite critical thinking, mathematics and science, complex problem solving, communication, creativity, collaboration, decision making, active listening, and active learning as being highly important across the many industries and disciplines.

My STEM Story: Why mentors are key to one R&D engineer

Ashmera Mohamed, an R&D Senior Engineer at PepsiCo, shares how building a network with women in STEM has helped her grow her career.

Ashmera Mohamed’s early morning car rides to school in Georgetown, Guyana gave her a glimpse at the …
By Abbey Pober
Abbey Pober Associate Director for Systems, Marketing, & Data
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What Is an Applicant Tracking System? Your Questions Answered!

You’ve probably seen the stats that say a majority of resumes are screened out by applicant tracking systems (ATS) and never seen by a human. Or you’ve heard that if you don’t use enough of the right keywords, your application …

By Rachel Pelta - Forage
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How to write a standout cover letter

When applying for jobs, cover letters are an easy way to set yourself apart from the crowd and help you move on to the next round of consideration. This doesn’t mean, however, that you should write your cover letter in …

By Dahlia Keen - College Recruiter
College Recruiter
College Recruiter believes that every student and recent grad deserves a great career.
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Corporate Jargon Gen Z Should Know

There’s enough to worry about when entering the workforce: What are my responsibilities? Am I capable enough to do this job? Will my manager like me? Corporate jargon shouldn’t add to your stress. From terms like “bandwidth” to acronyms like …

By Zoe Kaplan - Forage
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What Are Writing Skills?

You don’t need to be the great next American novelist to use writing skills. Writing skills apply to nearly every field, even if you’re not working in a creative career.

At work, writing is a hard skill we use to …

By Zoe Kaplan - Forage
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Student Resources

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 …

Co-op FAQS

Answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about Co-ops at Wentworth.

How to Keep Your Resume to One Page

Sometimes keeping a resume to one page seems like an impossible task, but there are ways to do it. These …

Co-op & Career Advisors’ Favorite Job Search Website

Check out this list of the Co-op & Career Advisors’ favorite job search sites to get the most out of …

Commonly Asked Interview Questions for Alumni

Prepare for your next interview with these commonly asked interview questions.

Technical Competencies

Check out this list of technical competencies and professional skills employers are looking for by major.

Featured Classes

Wireshark: VoIP

Lisa Bock
Voice over IP (VoIP) is a technology that sends voice data in packets using the IP network—allowing you to make…

System Administration: Backup and Recovery

Robert McMillen
Backups create a copy of data that can be recovered in the event of a primary data failure. These failures…

Security Risks in AI and Machine Learning: Categorizing Attacks and Failure Modes

Diana Kelley
From predicting medical outcomes to managing retirement funds, we put a lot of trust in machine learning (ML) and artificial…

Azure Solutions Architect Expert (AZ-305) Cert Prep: Design Business Continuity Solutions

Matt Hester
If you’re an experienced IT professional, you may want to consider getting certified to boost your credentials. Passing the Microsoft…

Process Discovery for Robotic Process Automation

Ian Barkin
You can’t automate a process that you don’t fully understand. But traditional attempts at capturing work processes, such as workshops…

Creating Dashboards in Google Cloud Platform for Small Businesses

Nikiya Simpson
In addition to the benefit of not having all your valuable data stored on local machines, many cloud services now…

Self-Supervised Machine Learning

Janani Ravi
Are you a programmer looking to expand your model building skills in hopes of gathering more information from the data…

AutoML: Build Production-Ready Models Quickly!

Akintunde Oluwatobiloba Oladipo
All across the world, businesses are turning to machine learning to solve highly complex problems. As a result, knowing how…

Advanced BGP

Jarrel Rivera
Border gateway protocol—or BGP, for short—is the primary routing protocol that’s used to exchange networks and manage traffic on the…

Azure Data Fundamentals (DP-900) Cert Prep: 2 Working with Relational Data on Azure

Adam Wilbert
Understanding and working with relational data is a key skill for anybody working with their organization’s data platform. Relational data…

Microsoft 365 Fundamentals (MS-900) Cert Prep: 2 Core Microsoft 365 Services and Concepts

ITProTV
This course continues a series on preparing for the Microsoft 365 Fundamentals (MS-900) exam, a useful certification to have if…

CompTIA A+ Core 1 (220-1101) Cert Prep: 1 The Basics

Mike Meyers
CompTIA A+ is one of the world’s leading vendor-neutral certifications—with more than one million certified IT professionals to date. Get…

Microsoft Power Platform Fundamentals (PL-900) Cert Prep: Power BI

Emilio Melo
If you’re looking to boost your credentials with Power BI, you may want to think about an official certification from…

Virtualization with KVM and Qemu

Scott Simpson
Qemu and KVM are two of the most powerful virtualization tools on the market. Together, they provide lightning-fast hardware emulation…

Advanced Microsoft Power BI (2018)

Helen Wall
View Helen’s LinkedIn Newsletter Data visualization allows you to represent information digitally and graphically, to convey the results of data…

Microsoft 365 Security Administrator Associate (MS-500) Cert Prep: 1 Implement and Manage Identity and Access

Ugo Lopez
Unfortunately, up to 99% of cloud security failures are the fault of customers. Beat the statistics. Learn how to implement…

Microsoft 365 Fundamentals (MS-900) Cert Prep: 1 Cloud Concepts (Jan 2022)

ITProTV
This course begins a series on preparing for the Microsoft 365 Fundamentals (MS-900) exam, a useful certification to have if…

Learning TinyML

Archana Vaidheeswaran
While you may not realize it, TinyML probably affects your life in some way on a daily basis. If you…

Regression Analysis Fundamentals

Madecraft
If you’re a business professional, being able to effectively analyze and interpret data is an extremely valuable skill. You need…

CompTIA A+ Core 1 (220-1101): 4 Virtualization and Cloud Computing

ITProTV
CompTIA A+ certified professionals are proven and officially vetted as dependable problem solvers. If you want to find out more…

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Career Outcomes

The First Destination Survey is administered bi-annually to all bachelor’s and master’s degree students who participated in the December, April, or August commencement exercises. The data below is collected up to six months following graduation by Wentworth Institute of Technology’s Center for Cooperative Education and Career Development. This information is collected in accordance with the national standards established by NACE.

View our comprehensive Class of 2021 report here which includes longitudinal comparisons through 2018.

If you are a member of the Class of 2022 please complete the Career Outcomes survey here.

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First Destination

First Destination is a nationally recognized term that is used to describe the first experiences of college graduates.  At Wentworth, we survey students at cap and gown pick-up and follow up within six months following graduation. Undergraduate students pursue a variety of opportunities post-graduation, including full-time employment, graduate school, and entrepreneurial endeavors.