News by Topic: Co-Op And Careers
June 28, 2021
Students win Canon national design competition
Undergraduate students in Irma Abu-Jumah’s Typography and Page Design course placed first in the Canon Solutions America—University Program Magalog Challenge this spring. They were among two schools and several teams that participated in the University Inkjet Program, the company’s annual student design competition.
June 9, 2021
RIT expects to welcome a record-breaking freshman class this fall
For the second consecutive year, RIT officials anticipate that the university will welcome a record number of first-year undergraduate students. More than 3,350 first-year students have submitted deposits for fall enrollment as of June 1, up from more than 3,130 this time last year.
May 19, 2021
East meets West: Hira Abid heads to Istanbul to continue biotechnology studies
Hira Abid crossed continents to come to RIT. The chemical engineering student from Pakistan will make another global connection when she begins graduate school in Turkey as one of RIT’s newest Fulbright awardees.
May 14, 2021
RIT sees more than 4,100 students graduate
Commencement ceremonies for more than 4,100 RIT students begin today and continue through Sunday, enabling graduating students to don their regalia, walk across a stage, and be acknowledged by administrators for their milestone achievements despite a global pandemic.
May 11, 2021
Ph.D. students take different career paths
More than 50 students are expected to earn their Ph.D. degrees by the end of June. The hooding ceremony, which will also include Ph.D. recipients in the class of 2020, is May 15.
May 11, 2021
RIT announces summer session course offerings
Registration is open for RIT’s four summer sessions, where more than 350 courses in over 90 disciplines will be offered. Undergraduate and graduate students can take advantage of two five-week sessions and a 10-week session. Graduate students can also enroll in a targeted seven-week session.
May 10, 2021
RIT graduates prepare for careers in healthcare amidst pandemic
Nearly 60 students will graduate this May from the College of Health Sciences and Technology’s clinical programs—physician assistant BS/MS, diagnostic medical sonography BS, and the echocardiography (cardiac ultrasound) certificate program. These students spend the final year of their programs immersed in practical work experience at clinics and hospitals in the region.
May 7, 2021
Home grown leader builds a people-oriented industrial engineering career
Laura Discavage originally wanted to go to an out-of-state college, but RIT’s engineering program intrigued her. She learned about RIT while growing up from her mom, Maria Burgio ’87 (computer science). And after a conversation with a family friend about his work as an industrial engineer, she applied to RIT, and found the community she was seeking.
May 6, 2021
New media design graduate taking talents to Amazon Web Services
While she’ll look back on the pandemic as a most challenging time, graduating new media design student Stephanie Liu also takes pride in knowing how well she rose to the occasion. At the culmination of her internship with Amazon Web Services, the Chicago native was offered a full-time position as a user experience (UX) designer, starting in July.
May 5, 2021
Architecture grad finds first job in Shanghai a towering triumph
Yudong Yan, a 2021 graduate of RIT’s Master of Architecture program, which uniquely fuses architecture with sustainability within the Golisano Institute for Sustainability, has landed his first job with Strabala + Architects.
May 5, 2021
CET graduate Kamille Davis excels as a mentor on and off campus
Kamille Davis may have followed her brothers to RIT, but she is a leader in her own right. As the third in her family to graduate from the mechanical engineering technology program, Davis set her own pace early—excelling in classes, on the basketball court, in the laboratory, and in the community.
April 28, 2021
Senior design program results in more than prototypes
Multidisciplinary Senior Design is a required, two semester, design-based course for engineering students. Currently, more than 400 students are working on 80-plus projects.