Corporate Programs

Don’t Be Like Herbie: Why Today is the Day to Start Grad School

Don’t Be Like Herbie: Why Today is the Day to Start Grad School

I need to tell you a story about Herbie.* I’m an account executive in Corporate & Professional Education at WPI. My main job is working with companies and their employees to figure out the kind of advanced education and training they need to succeed. I meet with business leaders, WPI creates custom programs, and then […]

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Ariel Karolinski: MBA with Engineering Focus is a Perfect Fit

Ariel Karolinski: MBA with Engineering Focus is a Perfect Fit

Ariel Karolinski, a Business Unit Controller for Global Supply Chain Finance at UTC, decided to pursue her MBA as a way to differentiate her skills in a changing work environment and uncertain economy. “I wanted an MBA to help my future career potential and to gain more management experience. Undergraduate studies really don’t cover this.” […]

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Bradford Fleming: WPI’s MBA Helped this Chemical Engineer Climb Higher

Bradford Fleming: WPI’s MBA Helped this Chemical Engineer Climb Higher

Bradford Fleming knows firsthand how daunting it can be to consider a part-time MBA program while working full time. “At the time I was a project engineer at UTC, and was afraid I wouldn’t be able to do the schoolwork and my job.” But a desire for more career opportunities convinced him he needed to […]

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Adam Payne: Convenience Was the Key

Adam Payne: Convenience Was the Key

Adam Payne found a match for his skills as a lead engineer and systems architect with the WPI Master of Science in Systems Engineering. As Principal System Engineer at General Dynamics C4 Systems, serving as a Deputy Program Manager for Engineering (DPME), and System Architect on a research and development project for the US Air Force, […]

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David Stec: Time is of the Essence

David Stec: Time is of the Essence

When David Stec was asked when the right time is to start an advanced degree program, he said: “Now!” A Senior Manufacturing Tech II at AbbVie, responsible for the downstream fine purification of commercial drug substances, David took advantage of the opportunity to earn his Master of Science in Bioscience Administration when his employer partnered with WPI […]

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