Innovation & Entrepreneurship

Business faculty member mentors student innovator on product idea.

Wentworth provides opportunities for you to be creative and entrepreneurial, identifying and fulfilling critical needs with innovative ideas and solutions that enable you to make an impact on the world.

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Focused Academics

Architecture faculty members works with student on design.

Wentworth’s academic offerings are rigorous, relevant, and experiential. Our programs emphasize both curricular and extracurricular learning, enabling you to collaborate on projects with peers from different majors – just as you would in the workplace.

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Cooperative Education

All students complete a minimum of two semesters of cooperative learning, applying classroom knowledge in real-world environments. Through co-ops, you will learn to think on your feet as you work on actual projects.

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Collaboration & Partnerships

Wentworth student provides instruction to elementary school students.

Wentworth collaborates with a host of universities, corporations, and community partners on a wide range of projects. These opportunities provide you with hands-on experience as well as important professional connections.

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Ideal Location

Landmark Boston buildings, viewed from campus.

The Wentworth campus is a comfortable oasis within a world-class center of technology, business, and culture. Some of the most respected institutions of higher learning, medicine, and finance are based in Boston.

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Wentworth News

“People don’t like to think about how insecure their devices and information really are,” says Raymond Hansen, an internet forensics specialist who came to Wentworth to help build a cybersecurity bachelor of science degree program at the Institute. 
We asked a selection of graduating students to share what they enjoyed most about their Wentworth experiences, who they admire, and what advice they would offer incoming students.
Eric W. Overström, Ph.D., a Fulbright Scholar and award-winning teacher and administrator in STEM education, has been named senior vice president for academic affairs and provost at Wentworth.
Women have made great strides at Wentworth since the Institute became coeducational in 1972, according to speakers at the March 18 Women at Wentworth event, but more needs to be done to advance gender parity in education and careers locally, nationally, and globally.

"I love designing things, and I felt good thinking about creating a product that puts smiles on people’s faces."

Townes Gibson
Industrial Design Student
Townes Gibson Voice

Townes Gibson

Industrial Design

Townes Gibson, an Industrial Design student, spent his fall semester at LovePop, a Boston-based greeting card company that specializes in three-dimensional imagery that “pops up” as a person opens a card. One of the design challenges in a LovePop card is its level of intricacy. Each laser-cut card contains complex pieces that must display a high level of detail while also folding back into place when the card is closed without damaging the design. “It’s highly engineered,” Gibson says. “And we’ve definitely drawn some inspiration from origami.”