Industrial Design

Welcome to the Industrial Design community! Members of this community are passionate about making improved products and systems for better enjoyment of our world by working as innovative visionaries at the intersection of art, business, and technology. Areas of opportunity are extensive, including but not limited to consumer electronics, education, toys, sports, medical equipment, footwear, housewares, furniture, inclusive design and exhibit design. Sought-after skills include drawing, model making, manufacturing technologies (such as computer-aided design and rapid prototyping), user research, and design thinking.

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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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Top Interpersonal Skills Employers Look For

Often known as people skills, interpersonal skills are the soft skills you use to interact with others. In the workplace, these skills are essential to being an effective team player and contributing to a positive work environment.

Yet some interpersonal …

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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.

Wentworth Clubs & Organizations

Connect with student organizations for further cultural networks of support.  Up-to-date information and meeting times can be found on LeopardSpot.

Featured Classes

Excel: Power Query (Get & Transform)

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Microsoft 365 Teams Administrator Associate Cert Prep (AZ-700): Plan, Configure, and Deploy

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Organizations around the world have adopted Microsoft Teams for its secure conferencing, chat, and collaboration features. Employers need certified administrators…

Excel: Economic Analysis and Data Analytics

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Economics affects us all each day—from issues like inflation to the health of the economy and risk of a recession.…

Machine Learning and AI Foundations: Advanced Decision Trees with KNIME

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Every year, it seems, there is a new hot trend in data science. One of the hottest predictive analytics algorithms…

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Trends That Changed Full-Stack Development

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Microsoft 365 Enterprise Administrator Expert (MS-100) Cert Prep: Plan Workloads and Applications

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In today’s complex computing environment, your organization needs more than simple on-premises solutions. Microsoft 365 can help businesses move networking…

Microsoft 365 Teams Administrator Associate Cert Prep (AZ-700): Managing Collaboration Tools

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The collaboration and communication that Microsoft Teams enables can be an invaluable tool for businesses, as shown by the exponential…

Marketing Strategy: Competitive Intelligence

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By compiling a competitive analysis, you gain insight into your competitors to identify your own advantage and edge in the…

Intermediate SQL: Data Reporting and Analysis

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If you’re already familiar with the fundamentals of SQL covered in our introductory course on SQL: Data Reporting and Analysis,…

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

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

Building a Small Business Website with Shopify

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Do you have a small business that you’re looking to take online? Shopify is one of the most popular ecommerce…

Nail Your C# Developer Interview (2017)

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Applying for C# programming jobs? Find out what questions to expect in your C# or .NET developer interview and how…

Excel: Creating a Dashboard with Power Query (Microsoft 365)

Leila Gharani
Creating an Excel dashboard from scratch can feel overwhelming. How do you start? What if you have a lot of…

Developing on AWS Pinpoint for Analytics and User Engagement (2019)

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Amazon Pinpoint is a service in AWS that enables customer engagement through SMS, email, voice messages, and push notifications. Today’s…

Cert Prep: Excel Associate – Microsoft Office Specialist for Microsoft 365 Apps

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If you want to earn the Excel Associate – Microsoft Office Specialist certification for Microsoft 365 Apps, this course can…

Cybersecurity Careers: Getting Started as a CISO

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Chief information security officer (CISO) has ascended to an executive role in most organizations, and all signs point to its…

Windows 11 for IT Support: Troubleshooting Basics

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There’s no perfect operating system or end user. Consequently, IT professionals—particularly those working at a help desk—will inevitably find themselves…

Troubleshooting Exchange Online

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In the modern workplace, a messaging system is a crucial part of every organization. Microsoft Exchange Online is a hosted…

Elasticsearch Essential Training (2017)

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Elasticsearch has been widely adopted in search engine platforms for modern web and mobile applications. Combined with the power of…

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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.