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  General Description of Institution
Founded in 1904, Wentworth Institute of Technology is an independent, co- educational, nationally ranked university offering career-focused education. Students work collaboratively and creatively on hands-on activities both in and out of the classroom in disciplines including engineering, design, architecture, and construction management.
Wentworth also offers master’s degrees in architecture, applied computer science, civil engineering, construction management, facility management, project management, and technology management.
Key Institutional Contact(s)
Maureen Dischino
Executive Director, Admissions 617-989-4009
Employers/Institutional Collaborations: Robbin Beauchamp
Director, Cooperative Education and Career Services
General Description of Program
Cooperative learning is a hallmark of a Wentworth education. For more than 40 years, Wentworth’s co-op program has provided opportunities for students to gain valuable work experience, network with industry contacts, and prepare for the transition to a career. Through co-ops, students can test their career choices, and employers are provided the opportunity to play a crucial role in educating the next workforce while identifying talented professionals to join their teams.
    Top Employers
AECOM Akamai BOND Consigli Dell General Gilbane Hasbro, iRobot Corp.
Johnson & Johnson Massachusetts General Hospital Perkins + Will
Shawmut Design and Construction Suffolk Construction
Turner Construction
 “The co-op program is one of the most beneficial services Wentworth provides to its students, and incorporating it into the curriculum without having to add an extra year of school is just as important. Having multiple co-ops is what I believe helped with my career preparation the most.”
— Tyler Springhetti, Computer Information Systems ’18
Construction Co, Inc.
Dynamics Building Company Inc.
Current Institution Collaborations
Colleges of the Fenway (COF):
Massachusetts College of Art and Design MCPHS University
Emmanuel College
Simmons College

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