Life Sciences

Welcome to the Life Sciences Community! Members of this community are part of a rapidly growing industry where inquisitive minds come together to innovate and contribute to the study of living things. The life sciences industry is a collection of thriving companies and organizations centered around pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, biomedical technologies, food processing, healthcare, pharma, research, manufacturing, and work focused on all living things. Students who are diving into life sciences have interests in subjects including biology, medicine, chemistry, agriculture, physics, and engineering.

Students majoring in Applied Sciences, Biomedical Engineering, and Biological Engineering possess characteristics of curiosity, analytical thinking, persistence, creativity, organization, adaptability, logic, communication, and are highly detailed oriented. Students in these majors may find diverse careers in the life sciences industry where they can apply their education and skills from the rigorous Wentworth curriculum into the workplace.

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Registering for Co-op

Registering for co-op is a two-step process. As co-op is considered a class; you must register for it on LeopardWeb …

Co-op Handbook

Everything you need to know about co-ops at Wentworth can be found in this handbook.

Co-op Action Guide

Use this action guide to make sure you are on track to find a co-op.

Common Interview Questions for Co-op

Prepare for your next interview with this collection of commonly asked interview questions.

Technical Skills

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

Navigating Job Offers

Sometimes you get a job offer while you are waiting to hear back about another opportunity. Use this handout to …

Wentworth Professional Clubs & Organizations

Connect with on-campus organizations for further networks of support. A complete list of clubs and organizations, along with up-to-date information and meeting times can be found on LeopardSpot.

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Career Outcomes

The Career Outcomes 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 2022 report here which includes longitudinal comparisons through 2018. We are currently analyzing the Class of 2023 data.

If you are a member of the Class of 2024 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.