News by Topic: Co-Op And Careers

  • May 22, 2023

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    RIT named to U.S.-Japan semiconductor network 

    The Rochester Beacon features the U.S.-Japan University Partnership for Workforce Advancement and Research & Development in Semiconductors for the Future, of which RIT was named a member during the 2023 G7 Summit in Hiroshima, Japan.

  • May 8, 2023

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    Graduates find their niche with RIT’s School of Individualized Study

    Thousands of RIT students are graduating this week with majors including engineering, computer science, cybersecurity, business, and fine arts. But more than 250 graduates are also receiving customized bachelor’s and master’s degrees from RIT’s School of Individualized Study, which allows students a flexible education pathway of their choosing.

  • May 5, 2023

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    RIT graduates seek careers in growing health care field

    Elle Holland discovered her dream job as a genetic counselor while still in high school, and she came to RIT to become a scientist as the first step toward her career goal. She is one of several 2023 graduates finding careers in health care.

  • May 3, 2023

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    RIT graduates find career successes at alternative tech companies

    The tech employment landscape is changing, and RIT graduates are taking their skills to a variety of organizations—to support accessibility for health and wellness companies, to provide coding for data center equipment, and to develop software for sophisticated HVAC systems—and more.

  • April 29, 2023

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    Imagine RIT festival proves the future is bright

    Thousands of visitors at the 2023 Imagine RIT: Creativity and Innovation Festival got to see what’s on the horizon in the areas of technology, the arts, and design. Festivalgoers traversed RIT’s campus on Saturday, exploring more than 350 exhibits.

  • April 28, 2023

    a college student standing in front of a large display of the Chutes and Ladders board game.

    Design internship for the win

    Common household items have historical value, even the board games collecting dust in the closet. Allie Cervantes, a fourth-year graphic design student with a museum studies minor, helped bring some of America’s favorite board games out of the dust and into the spotlight at The Strong National Museum of Play in Rochester.

  • April 17, 2023

    crowd of people at last year's Imagine RIT festival in the field house.

    Imagine RIT: Creativity and Innovation Festival set for April 29

    Artificial intelligence, robots, glass blowing, drones, cybersecurity tours, and performing arts are just a sampling of what lies in store for the thousands of visitors expected at this year’s Imagine RIT: Creativity and Innovation Festival from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, April 29.

  • April 3, 2023

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    RIT Master Plan gives graduate tuition scholarship to eligible alumni

    RIT is offering a graduate tuition scholarship to recent alumni seeking to expand their career potential through the university’s graduate programs. Alumni can enhance their skill set for the new economy through master’s degrees that build upon collaboration, analytical thinking, complex problem solving, and flexibility.