News by Topic: Co-Op And Careers
January 22, 2021
RIT’s Saunders College of Business jumps 33 spots in Poets&Quants nationwide listing
Saunders College of Business ranked 58th in the list of business schools in the nation by Poets&Quants, a leading resource for coverage of business education. Saunders College was recognized for placing high in employment outcomes for graduates, fueled by a strong cooperative education program and employment rates.
January 15, 2021
SG rep helps shape safe procedures for RIT spring semester
More than a dozen RIT administrators and staff members have met regularly to discuss ways to help keep campus open as safely as possible as more is learned about COVID-19. To provide a student perspective, Griffin Warntz is serving on RIT’s Spring Planning Task Force.
January 15, 2021
New economy majors connect with emerging careers
Analytical thinking, complex problem solving, creativity, resiliency, and flexibility are among the top skills needed for emerging careers by 2025. Anticipating these rapid changes in the workplace—further accelerated by lessons learned from the COVID-19 pandemic—RIT is seizing on the opportunity to guide students to “new economy majors” that are multidisciplinary, transformative, and future-focused.
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.
December 16, 2020
World’s best cybersecurity colleges face-off in offensive-based competition Jan. 7-10
The world’s best white hat cybersecurity students will be crowned at the Collegiate Penetration Testing Competition (CPTC) global finals Jan. 7–10. The event is the culmination of the world’s largest offensive-based collegiate cybersecurity competition and will be run virtually through RIT.
December 10, 2020
Expanded RIT Master Plan gives grads a solid next step
RIT has announced an extension to a tuition scholarship program for RIT graduates seeking to further advance their career opportunities while the job market recalibrates and the country responds to the coronavirus pandemic.
December 4, 2020
RIT/NTID student Trinity McFadden has eyes on politics
Trinity McFadden, a criminal justice major, spent last summer and fall semester working as a campaign intern for newly elected Colorado Sen. John Hickenlooper.
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.
October 16, 2020
Tiger Alumni Week offers dozens of virtual activities
Virtual reunions, interactive programs, talks, a 5K, e-Sports, and even Tiger Trivia are just some of the dozens of events slated for Tiger Alumni Week, beginning Monday for RIT alumni, students, families, faculty, and staff.
October 2, 2020
RIT named a top U.S. school for international students with post-graduation employment
RIT has been ranked among the top U.S. schools for international students to engage in post-graduation employment in both STEM and non-STEM fields. The Student and Exchange Visitor Program named RIT one of the top 100 schools in two lists related to pre- and post-graduation optional practical training.
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.