News by Topic: Co-Op And Careers
March 10, 2021
Engineering co-op students build robotic bartender to demonstrate motion controller technology
When Teknic challenged a co-op student team from RIT to produce a configurable, automated machine that would use its newest motion and I/O controller called ClearCore, team members responded with a robotic bartender that automates the drink-making process.
March 5, 2021
Creative Industry ‘Day’ a weeklong success for RIT students, alumni, talent seekers
RIT’s Creative Industry “Day” drew a wide range of talent seekers from companies such as Amazon, Forbes Media, and Microsoft last week, as the 16th annual event went virtual Feb. 22-26 this year due to the pandemic.
February 26, 2021
RIT/NTID and Garth Fagan Dance announce working partnership
RIT and NTID have announced a partnership with Garth Fagan Dance for a “cooperative-creative-connection” to begin Aug. 1.
February 17, 2021
Film grad, now VFX editor, finds work on ‘The Prom’ personally and professionally rewarding
As a visual effects (VFX) editor, Harlan Doolittle ’14 (film production) oversees virtually every visual-effects shot in each film or episode they work on by working with editors and producers on what they need creatively to help shape each individual shot with VFX artists and vendors.
February 3, 2021
Saunders College of Business expands research with Jewish Senior Life partnership
Saunders College of Business has announced an extension of its unique partnership with Jewish Senior Life. Over the next five years, the Jewish Senior Life Innovation Collaborative will support the development of research materials to explore how new technologies may impact and improve the lives of seniors.
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.