News by Topic: Co-Op And Careers

  • June 13, 2022

    six people participating in a panel discussion.

    Panel of key region stakeholders discusses demands of a changing job market

    A panel discussion at RIT among some of the Rochester region’s key stakeholders—employers, government officials, economic development leaders, and higher-education experts—provided the launch for RIT Certified, which aims to provide a wide range of alternative education courses, certificate programs, and skill-based learning experiences targeting people beginning their careers, changing roles, maintaining their existing job, or advancing in the workplace.

  • May 11, 2022

    four people in yellow clean suits looking at microchips.

    Powering the future

    Supply chain disruptions and a strong demand for consumer electronics during the pandemic led to a global chip shortage. The shortage has highlighted the need to strengthen the domestic semiconductor industry and has put a new emphasis on microelectronic engineering education.

  • April 26, 2022

    student standing in front of a SpaceX rocket.

    RIT graduates turn multiple job offers into their No. 1 choices

    As the nation’s reshuffled economy rebounds from the pandemic, RIT students graduating from a university renowned for its academic rigor combined with successful internships and co-op experiences are leveraging multiple job offers into their top choices.

  • April 19, 2022

    student in a lab working on a laptop.

    RIT student earns prestigious SMART scholarship

    Colin Vo, a second-year computer engineering student from Jefferson Township, N.J., has earned a SMART scholarship from the Department of Defense. The SMART scholarship program includes a full scholarship, a stipend, mentorship, summer internships, and employment with the Department of Defense following the awardee’s graduation.

  • April 13, 2022

    student Olivia Gallucci standing in front of a large cyber sign.

    Computing double major juggles school, work, and clubs

    Olivia Gallucci is a second-year computing security and computer science double major from Lancaster, Pa., with a minor in free and open source software and free culture. She holds executive-board positions for two clubs, regularly presents research, and has received multiple internship opportunities. Gallucci enjoys sailing and writing about security, open source, and college on her personal website.

  • March 31, 2022

    student posing with research poster.

    RIT’s Graduate Showcase celebrates scholarship April 7

    From robot waiters to river otters, RIT’s Graduate Showcase will cover a wide variety of topics representing graduate scholarship from the university’s Henrietta and global campuses. The symposium, held April 7, will feature oral presentations in the morning and poster presentations, demonstrations, and visual exhibitions in the afternoon.