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Congratulations to 2021 MQP Award Winners

Filed in PW MQPs by on June 1, 2021

The PW program is pleased to announce that the winner of the WPI Provost’s MQP Award for the most outstanding project in Professional Writing for 2021 is Nasim Mansuri for her project entitled Best Practices for Adapting Manufacturing Documentation, advised by Professor Lewis. Nasim’s project compiled a set of best practices for adapting documentation through interviews […]

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Healthcare Business Intelligence/Analytics Intern

Filed in Student Opportunities by on April 28, 2021

PW students, Dimensional Insight is looking for a 2021 summer intern in healthcare business intelligence/analytics. See the attached description for more information. Healthcare Business Intel-Analytics Intern 2021 [PDF]

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WPI Pre-Law Society

Filed in Student Experience by on March 29, 2021

The WPI Pre-Law Society was created to give students the opportunity to meet others with similar academic interests such as learning more about law or attending law school. All levels of interest are welcome and you do NOT need to have intentions of going to law school to join. Some society activities could include discussing […]

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Communications / Social Media Internship

Filed in Student Opportunities by on February 9, 2021

McDougall Communications is looking for a communications/social media intern for Spring – Summer 2021 in Rochester, NY. Check out their posting at:

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Congratulations Katherine Gomes on the 2020 Provost’s MQP Award

Filed in PW MQPs by on May 12, 2020

The PW program is pleased to announce that the winner of the Provost’s MQP Award for the most outstanding project in Professional Writing for 2020 is Katherine Gomes for her project entitled Segurança e Pesquisa: A Case Study of Translation & Localization of Standard Operating Procedures in the BIOTAR Laboratory, advised by Professor Boucher and […]

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PW Academic Advising

Filed in PW Information by on February 21, 2020

Academic advising day this year is Thursday, February 27. As always, you’re welcome to connect with any PW faculty to discuss your PW academics. Also, on academic advising day Professor Kevin Lewis will be available in his office (SL 241) all day from 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Feel free to drop in if you […]

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PW Holiday Party Friday 12/13 at 2-3pm

Filed in PW Events by on November 26, 2019

Save the date! Before you head home for the winter break, stop by Salisbury Labs 011 between 2:00 – 3:00 PM for some pizza, snacks, and conversation.

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HUA Work-Study in Social Media

Filed in Student Opportunities by on September 4, 2019

Are you savvy with social media? Particularly with managing Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram accounts and content? If so, you might be interested in a possible work-study job in which you would be working with and posting content to Humanities and Arts (HUA) social media accounts. For more information, see Mary in the HUA office on […]

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Working a Career Fair with a Writing Double Major

Filed in Student Experience by on September 3, 2019

A writing major at a WPI Career Fair is about as fair as finding a unicorn in the forest: fascinating and rare. As a writing major, use the rarity of your eye-catching double major to your advantage. It can be complicated to balance your communication skills with technical passions. After four WPI career fairs as […]

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In STEM? Make Sure You Learn to Write Instruction Manuals

Filed in Student Experience by on August 26, 2019

You might not think that your career will have you writing many instruction manuals, but you’re wrong: it’s actually one of the most important skills in STEM — whether you’re a professional writer or not. Most of us don’t spend much time thinking about instruction manuals or the people who wrote them. Little pamphlets or […]

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