Meet and Greet
The Career Development Center offers many opportunities for you to talk and meet with potential employers:
More than 190 employers and two thousand students will attend the fall career fair. Meet potential employers in person while gaining valuable information on full-time, part-time, and co-op jobs as well as summer internships. To get the most out of the event, download the How to Make a Career Fair Work for You Career Tipsheet.
For additional career fair information:
- Download the Career Fair App. Search for "WPI Career Fair Plus" on your smartphones to download. Gain access to: complete company list, interactive floor plan, event details, announcements for Real-Time updates, and event tips!
- Career Fair Map
- List of Companies and Table Numbers
Information sessions are provided by recruiters so that students have an opportunity to evaluate and learn more about the companies interviewing on campus.
The CDC brings companies to campus to interview students each year from September through April. More than 200 private, government, civic and professional companies and organizations have participated in this program. Employers interview for summer, co-op or full-time employment. Resume submission for on-campus interviews usually begin in early September for interviews beginning the first week of October.
Off Campus Events
Boston Startup Job Fair: Friday, October 24, 12-5pm, Microsoft NERD Center, Cambridge, MA
The Boston Startup Job Fair connects top talent job seekers with exciting Boston area startups. Over the past two years, the Boston Startup Job Fair drew 110+ startups and 2600+ job seekers resulting in over 120 hires. Startups have hired for both technical and non-technical positions and are looking to fill full-time and intern positions. Companies are looking for Developers, Sales Associates, HR personnel, Business Development Associates, Marketers, Social Media Experts, Project Managers, and more! Visit the event website for more information, registration, and a list of companies and jobs. Schedule: 12-2pm Developers Only, 2-5pm All Candidates. **All job seekers must register for the event in advance, space limited**
8th Annual Vermont Tech Jam: Friday & Saturday, October 24-25, Memorial Auditorium, Downtown Burlington, VT
This two-day free job fair and tech expo will gather dozens of Vermont’s most innovative companies and organizations all under one roof. It’s an opportunity for job seekers, college students, entrepreneurs, and career changers to talk with recruiters, participate in panel discussions and other programs, and find out about educational opportunities available. For more information, click here.
Online Webinar: "Equity vs. Equality: A Discussion on the Issue, Teach for America, and How You Can Have an Impact": Tuesday, October 28, 7pm
A look at the issues surrounding equity and equality in education and what your impact can be. Please RSVP here.
Amadeus HACK@1050 Hackathon: Friday-Sunday, November 7-9, Waltham, MA
Amadeus, a leading global provider of advanced technology solutions for the travel industry will host its first hackathon in North America, Amadeus HACK@1050, to provide developers and visionaries with an opportunity to develop innovative ideas that will help propel the travel industry forward.Amadeus HACK@1050 will be held November 7-9 at Amadeus’ new Research & Development center in Waltham, Massachusetts, and is a free three-day event open to college students, professionals and hackers.With a total of over $30,000 in cash prizes at stake, participants will work in teams of three to five people toward solving one of four travel industry challenges which will be revealed to them a week prior to the hackathon.
Asian Bilingual Career Forum: Friday-Sunday, November 7-9, Boston Convention & Exhibition Center
The fourth annual Asian Bilingual Career Forum will be held this fall! The selected world-class companies from a diverse range of industries will be recruiting Asian-English bilinguals seeking employment in Asia. Unlike conventional job fairs, companies participating in the Asian Bilingual Career Forum will be interviewing on the spot. Capitalize on this once-a-year opportunity and find what promising future lies ahead. This event is INVITATION ONLY - the last day to request an invitation is Thursday, October 30. For more information, click here.
Tibersoft Tech Talk: Tuesday, November 11, 6:30-9:15pm, 2200 West Park Dr #430, Westborough, MA
ANATOMY OF A BIG DATA PIPELINE Chris Martin & Chris Hart of Tibersoft invite you to a Tech Talk to meet our team and learn about turning BIG DATA into Business Intelligence. Ever wonder how BIG DATA actually gets all in one place? How is the data acquired, how it is organized, how it is displayed? Chris & Chris will share their years of experience building and scaling data solutions for large food manufactures. SaaS, Data Visualization, ETL, large scale data warehouse design will all be part of the discussions. In this interactive session we’ll be offering real life CS questions. We are looking for your insights! Information about our co-op program! Please join us and learn more about Tibersoft and explore the potential opportunity to join our team. Please bring a copy of your resume and be prepared to participate in this unique interactive event. RSVP by Phone at 415-831-8946. For more information, click here.
Public Policy Leadership Conference: February 19-22, 2015, Harvard Kennedy School, Cambridge, MA (Applications due November 12, 2014)
The conference aims to increase the diversity of students pursuing graduate programs in public policy and international affairs by informing students about opportunities for graduate study and careers in both domestic and international public policy. Please note only first and second year undergraduate students who U.S. citizen or permanent residents are eligible to apply. Click here to view the PPLC flyer. The conference will take place on the HKS campus in Cambridge, Massachusetts. All conference expenses are covered by HKS. The intensive three days of workshops, panels, and lectures is designed to encourage students who possess a commitment to public service, particularly those from historically underserved communities and people of color.