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Recruiting at Wentworth

7 Elements of a Job Ad

Before you start recruiting, read Bridget Aureli's advice on writing a great job advertisement.

How do I recruit a co-op student?

Wentworth runs 3 cycles of its co-op program:

  • January – April/May
  • May – August
  • September – December

The recruiting period for each cycle typically takes place during the 4 months prior to the start of co-op.

To start recruiting Wentworth co-op students, you can access our self-serve job posting and recruiting system, WITworks. Simply complete your company profile and submit a co-op job description. Typically within 2 business days your job will be available for students to apply to.

You can increase your visibility through special recruiting strategies like on-campus interview days, employer information sessions, company tours, and career fair attendance. We can consult with you on the best mix of recruiting strategies.

How do I recruit an upcoming graduate?

The prime time to recruit an upcoming Wentworth graduate is during the spring and summer. To accommodate Wentworth’s co-op program, the majority of students graduate in August (compared to May at other schools).

To start recruiting upcoming Wentworth graduates, you can access our self-serve job posting and recruiting system, WITworks. Simply complete your company profile and submit a job description. Typically within 2 business days your job will be available for students to apply to.

You can increase your visibility through special recruiting strategies like on-campus interview days, employer information sessions, company tours, and career fair attendance. We can consult with you on the best mix of recruiting strategies.

How do I recruit alumni?

While you may not typically think of a college to support companies outside of college recruiting, Wentworth works with alumni of all levels and can help employers target active and passive candidates.

You can post a job using our self-service job posting and recruiting system, WITworks. However, you are encouraged to contact Career Services directly to talk about your experienced hiring needs. We can help you attract Wentworth alumni appropriate to your position’s level of experience

How can I recruit on-campus?

On-campus interview days

Wentworth can assist you with scheduling an on-campus interview day. On-campus interview days are an effective and efficient way to recruit students. It simplifies the process of scheduling numerous interviews. In addition, interview days are given special promotion on campus, raising awareness of your company and job opportunities.

Employer Information sessions

Coming to campus for an employer information session can be a very effective way to promote your company and your job opportunities. Interested students become better educated about you making them stronger candidates. In addition, employer information sessions are given special promotions, raising awareness of your company.

Career Fair

Wentworth hosts its annual career fair in March. This is Wentworth’s premier recruiting event attracting nearly 600 student and alumni job seekers each year. Students and alumni are looking for full-time jobs and co-op opportunities.

The next career fair is scheduled for: Thursday, March 27th, 3PM-6PM. Registration Details.

How can I get more involved with Wentworth?

Mock Interview Day

Each fall Wentworth hosts a mock interview day pairing students with volunteers to practice interviewing. About 50 volunteers provide direct feedback to juniors looking for a co-op on their interview skills. It is a tremendous learning opportunity for students to hear from industry volunteers. It is also a great way to help educate students on their interview style and what it takes to succeed in your industry.

Guest speaker/Educational events

Career panels, workshops and special topic discussions help students become more informed about issues impacting their career decision. If you have an interest in presenting a topic, please let us know.

Portfolio reviews

Design professionals know the importance of the portfolio. Providing feedback on student portfolios helps students present their work and design skills effectively.

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