WPI Plans for Fall Opening Latest Information

CDC Employer Newsletter - July 2020

DEPARTMENT(S): 
July 14, 2020

Dear Employer Partner,

WPI and the entire staff of the Career Development Center hope you are enjoying the summer and are getting excited for the upcoming fall recruiting season!

We would like to announce the opening of registration for WPI’s Fall Virtual Career Fair Series and the announcement of additional information detailing our Fall Recruiting Passes. Additionally, please do not forget to register for an Employer Open House or fill out the Educational Programming Survey.

Please do not hesitate to reach out to the Employer Relations team with questions or to schedule a phone call. The Employer Relations team’s contact info can be found at the bottom of this newsletter.

Fall 2020 Virtual Career Fair Series – Registration Open!

WPI will be holding a series of Virtual Career Fairs on the following dates to ensure greater convenience and visibility between students and employers in a virtual setting. Registration can be accessed through Handshake. To learn more about creating a Handshake account please click HERE. If you have a Handshake account, please REGISTER for one or more of the following virtual career fairs:

  • Thursday, September 17th 12:00 – 3:00 pm
  • Tuesday, September 22nd 12:00 – 3:00 pm
  • Wednesday, September 23rd 12:00 – 3:00 pm
  • Thursday, September 24th 12:00 – 3:00 pm
  • Tuesday, September 29th 12:00 – 3:00 pm
  • Wednesday, September 30th 12:00 – 3:00 pm

Fall Recruiting Passes and Sponsorship Opportunities

For organizations that wish to obtain additional recruiting access, branding, and engagement during this fall semester and beyond, we will be offering four distinct Fall Recruiting Passes. These passes are designed to bundle together traditional recruiting and branding engagements in clearly defined deliverables, expectations, and price points. To discuss the details of each pass, and receive a one-pager detailing the offerings, please contact Carson Billingsley, Assistant Director of Employer Relations and Outreach at 508-831-5260 or cbillingsley@wpi.edu

  • Base Pass for Fall 2020 -- $700
  • Season’s Pass for Fall 2020 -- $2,000
  • All Access Pass for Academic Year 2020-2021 -- $4,500
  • All Access Plus for Academic Year 2020-2021 Exclusive -- $7,000

Employer Open Houses

The WPI Career Development Center will be hosting a series of Virtual Open Houses for our employer partners as we prepare for the Fall 2020 recruiting season. Each session will include similar information on our office, fall 2020 plan, recruiting services, and allow you to learn more about our students and best practices on how to connect with them. There will be a presentation by the representative from the WPI Career Development Center and then time for questions and discussion. 

Each individual must register for their own preferred session and they will receive a calendar invitation with a zoom link and password for that specific session.

  • Tuesday 7/14/20 12-1:30pm
  • Monday 7/27/20 2-3:30pm
  • Thursday 8/13/20 11:30-1pm
  • Wednesday 8/26/20 1:30-3pm
  • Thursday 9/10/20 11:00-12:30pm

Register Here!

Education Programs and Panels for WPI Students

The WPI Career Development Center has a range of educational programs scheduled throughout the year to provide you the opportunity to connect with WPI talent and share industry advice on topics ranging from resumes, elevator pitches, career fair prep, panel discussions, and job offers. To indicate interest for any of these events that will be finalized shortly, please fill out a form here. A member of the WPI Career Development Center team will reach out with more information and registration links in the coming weeks.

Tips & Resources for Recruiting Virtually

  • Connect directly with the WPI Employer Relations Team

The Employer Relations team is a valuable resource for you to strategize your WPI engagement plans including internal data and specific strategies for reaching our students. Our contact information is located at the end of this email. Reach out to us to begin a recruiting conversation or simply click on the “schedule a call” link to find some time on our calendars.

WPI recently published our 2019 First Destination Outcomes Report. The WPI Career Development Center often receives requests for data on career outcomes and salary information of our recent graduates.We offer this report to you as a helpful resource as it features an extraordinarily high knowledge rate of 97.4% at the undergraduate level.

Thank you for your consideration of WPI talent in the coming months. We look forward to working with you and wish you the best of health during this challenging time of Covid-19. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to email us at cdc@wpi.edu, or individually below.

Sincerely,

Stefan Koppi

Executive Director, Career Development Center

Carson Billingsley

Assistant Director of Employer Relations & Outreach

Cbillingsley@wpi.edu

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Jaime Dillon

Assistant Director of Employer Relations & Recruiting

Jldillon@wpi.edu

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