Meet Employers

Meet and Greet

The Career Development Center offers many opportunities for you to talk and meet with potential employers:

Career Fair

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

Company Presentations

Information sessions are provided by recruiters so that students have an opportunity to evaluate and learn more about the companies interviewing on campus.

Networking Nights

Networking Nights allow students to spend an evening interacting with alumni, fellow students, and other professionals to exchange information, receive advice, and develop contacts.  Each event will be held on-campus at WPI and will target a specific industry or population of people. 

On-Campus Interviews

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 

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.

Participants can register as a team or as individuals who can organize a team when onsite. To register for Amadeus HACK@1050, click here. For more information about the event, click here.

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.

National Parks Business Plan Internship - Virtual Info Session: Thursday, November 13, 12:15pm

The National Parks Business Plan Internship allows you to build marketable skills and enhance the lives of countless Americans while working in one of the most beautiful places in the world. Teams of consultants are assigned to national park sites across the country where they lead strategic projects that affect the long term health of our Park System. This prestigious internship enables you to apply and stretch your business skills through a structured week-long training as well as one-on-one mentoring from seasoned business management project managers. Join our webinar on November 13th at 12:15pm EST to hear details from an NPS representative … and remember to apply by January 11th! Click here to register for the webinar.

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. 

Virtual Career Fair for People with Disabilities: Thursday, November 13

Are you a person with a disability looking for a career opportunity or internship? This Virtual Career Fair is FREE for students and alumni with disabilities to attend. Great opportunity for College Students & College Grads with disabilities to meet online with employers across the nation including American Transmission Co., ANSYS, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Enterprise Holdings, Epic, Genentech, KLA-Tencor, Lexmark, Verizon, & other Excellent Employers! Students and alumni are invited to interact with employers via chat sessions. Register online at www.careereco.com/register/disability.

 
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