Location and Culture:
The Springfield, Massachusetts Project Center, also known as the Pioneer Valley Project Center is based in the offices of Sweeney Strategic Consulting in the Business Growth Center, a small business innovation ecosystem at the Springfield Technology Park in western Massachusetts. The campus-like facility houses impressive technology assets and is within walking distance to Springfield Technical Community College, which offers its resources to WPI students.
Housing and Meals:
Students live in Worcester and commute to Springfield, Massachusetts for project work.
Past students at the Springfield, Massachusetts Project Center have:
- Worked to establish a fresh-food supermarket in a low-income community with DevelopSpringfield
- Identified challenges to be addressed and improved in urban planning for multiple neighborhoods with New North Citizens Council and DevelopSpringfield