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First Year Students

Welcome and Congratulations on your WPI acceptance 🎉!

This page is designed to help you get started on thinking all things Careers! It includes the steps we believe are important to take during your first year that will set you up for future career and educational success! It also includes information about our FY1800 class on Discovering Majors and Careers that will be offered A-term and C-term for the 2023-2034 academic year.

We look forward to meeting y’all soon!

First Year Student Resources
FY 1800: Discovering Majors and Careers
Join FY1800, a 1/12 credit course, in A-term or C-term to:

•     Understand WPI majors and related careers
•     Identify strengths, interests, skills, and values
•     Gain confidence in decision making about majors
•     Develop a plan for ongoing career exploration

FY 1800 has a few sections offered in A-term and C-term on the following days and times:

•     Tuesdays 1:00pm – 1:50pm
•     Wednesdays 12:00pm – 12:50pm
•     Thursdays 2:00pm – 2:50pm
Appointment for a CDC Overview 
Learn about all things CDC including, but not limited to: appointment topics, drop-in and availability, the internship and co-op process, and the many CDC resources such as LinkedIn, Handshake, application material templates and samples.

Appointment to Create Your First-Year College  Resume 
Make an application materials appointment to learn how to transition your resume from pre-college to an employer-focused resume using the data-driven resume template we have in our resources.

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Contact & Location

Phone
508-831-5260
Email
Address

Unity Hall - 5th Floor
100 Institute Road
Worcester, MA 01609-2280

Career Service Hours

Day of the week
Heebner CDC Hours Drop-in Hours
Monday 8:00 am- 5:00 pm 12:00 pm- 4:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am- 5:00 pm 12:00 pm- 4:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am- 5:00 pm 12:00 pm- 4:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am- 5:00 pm 12:00 pm- 4:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am- 5:00 pm 12:00 pm- 4:00 pm

Note: The CDC does not do drop-ins on Wellness Days.