January 6, 2021
Making co-ops count: Work experiences continue during pandemic
Students on co-op are picking up more than occupational and professional skills. As the pandemic unfolded last spring and summer, they saw firsthand how companies manage even in the midst of a crisis.
November 16, 2020
International graduate students look forward to joining RIT campus community
RIT’s annual celebration of graduate research begins this week with an online platform that reflects the new normal during COVID-19. The virtual symposium also expands the content to an audience of international graduate students who started their programs from their home countries.
October 26, 2020
Collaborative initiatives helping recent graduates reach for success during pandemic
Since the earliest days of the pandemic, a dedicated group of RIT faculty, staff, and alumni has come together to provide critical career guidance and insights to scores of recent College of Art and Design graduates beginning their careers at a most challenging time.
September 21, 2020
Dressing for success—even in virtual settings – can help lay groundwork for productive job interviews
Each year, as RIT students prepare for the university-wide Career Fair, there are often questions surrounding appropriate attire for interviews. Student Nick Renzoni, whose brand of style and sophistication is known around campus, offers tips for dressing for success.
September 18, 2020
Virtual university-wide career fair kicks off Tuesday
RIT students are still making connections for spring co-ops and full-time employment, even though they can’t physically meet company recruiters this semester due to COVID-19 travel and gathering restrictions.
September 14, 2020
RIT again ranked among the best universities in the nation by U.S. News
RIT has again been recognized as one of the best national universities by U.S. News & World Report, which also cited the university as among the most innovative, with strong undergraduate research opportunities and a highly regarded cooperative learning program.
August 17, 2020
RIT co-op student helps to prepare the campus for fall reopening
Michael Guglielmo never envisioned that he would spend a summer co-op helping his university prepare to fight off a pandemic. But the fifth-year student from Henrietta, N.Y., pursuing his BS in industrial engineering and ME in industrial and systems engineering helped put measures in place that will make everyone who sets foot on campus this fall safer.
May 8, 2020
Record number of RIT students to graduate
Friday’s celebration of the Class of 2020 certainly cannot replace the atmosphere of a traditional commencement, which RIT plans to host on campus when it’s deemed safe. But many of graduates say they won’t let the pandemic, or the circumstances surrounding the virtual celebration, define them or their feelings about their time at RIT. (Pictured: Bradley Speck, who will finish his classes online this summer, has a job waiting for him at GE Aviation in Cincinnati, where he completed four co-ops.)
February 27, 2020
RIT’s Affinity Reception adds diversity to the mix of talent employers need
Twice a year, on the afternoon before RIT’s campus-wide career fairs, a reverse career fair of sorts is held, where students from diverse organizations set up tables where they can talk about their talents and career aspirations.
February 24, 2020
Thousands to attend RIT’s Spring Career Fair
Nearly 240 companies searching for skilled employees are expected at RIT’s 2020 Spring Career Fair on Wednesday. More than 4,000 students and alumni typically attend the Spring Career Fair.
February 14, 2020
Co-op stories: Honda Aircraft Co.
Whether it’s planes, trains, or automobiles, Allison Fink is fascinated by how machines work.
February 14, 2020
Co-op stories: Tiffany & Co.
Instead of having breakfast at Tiffany’s, Kibaek Sung ’19 MFA (metals and jewelry design) got to work with the chefs in the jewelry-crafting kitchen during his co-op with the world-renowned luxury jewelry company.