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Welcome: Taking Better Advantage of Four Years at WPI

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Welcome: Taking Better Advantage of Four Years at WPI

The Career Development Center (CDC) has been intimately involved in WPI’s strategic plan since its establishment in late spring of 2015. One particular area of the plan focuses specifically on helping students take better advantage of their four years at WPI by making it easier for more students to take advantage of co-op opportunities or […]

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Economy Report: Recruiting Trends for 2016-2017 and the Presidential Election

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Economy Report:  Recruiting Trends for 2016-2017 and the Presidential Election

On September 21 we welcomed 200 companies to our Fall Career Fair; an additional 23 were placed on a waitlist and were ultimately offered the opportunity to sign up early for the Spring Fair. While we hate to turn away our employer partners, we were excited by the implication that this indicated strong hiring and […]

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News Bulletins

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News Bulletins

Spring Career Fair 2/16/17 WPI’s Spring Career Fair will be held February 16, 2017, and is open to all WPI students and alumni. We welcomed 180 companies and over 2,000 students at last year’s spring fair, and we anticipate a similar turnout for this event. Registration and payment will open on November 21, and can be […]

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Major Highlight: Robotics Engineering

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Major Highlight: Robotics Engineering

WPI was the first university in the nation to offer a bachelor’s degree in Robotics Engineering, and now offers master’s and PhD degree programs, as well. The keystone of the program is its interdisciplinary approach, which provides hands-on, practical education through the Computer Science, Mechanical Engineering, and Electrical & Computer Engineering departments. The engineering aspects […]

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Recruiter’s Toolbox: Handshake Resources for Employers

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Recruiter’s Toolbox: Handshake Resources for Employers

As many of you know, the CDC switched to Handshake as its main recruitment and job posting platform over the summer. It’s been a learning curve full of growing pains, and we appreciate your patience in navigating the new system during the recruiting-heavy fall season. Since the launch, the Employer Relations team has been collecting […]

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