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Prospective Industry Corps Participants

Applications for Fall 2023 Open!

Enrollment for Academic Year 2023-2024 is now OPEN. If you are a recent high school graduate from the last 10 years (including Class of 2023), Industry Corps has a place for you! Browse the information below and please reach out if this page does not answer your questions or concerns with an email to

Industry Corps Application

Now Open! The application will be available until May 15, 2023. Click on the link below to fill out an application.

RAMP students visiting a construction site.

Industry Corps Pathways

Industry Corps is currently offering two learn-and-earn, career pathways: one in Construction and one in Technology, and three separate concentrations in our Technology pathway.

People of Color at Construction site

Minimum Qualifications:

Acceptance into this program is on a rolling basis. Spaces are limited for the 2023-2024 Academic Year, so those who are interested are encouraged to apply when the application becomes available. All applicants must meet and/or complete the admissions criteria below to be considered for the Industry Corps (INCO) Fall 2023 cohort.

Level 1: Application

  1. Applicants must complete an online application to be considered for enrollment. The program application for our Fall 2023 cohort can be accessed from the link above.
  2. Applicants must be 18 years of age by November 1, 2023.
  3. Applicants must be authorized to work in the United States and able to verify their authorization.
  4. Applicants must have graduated from high school in the last 10 years (Class of 2023 included) and able to verify their graduation.
  5. Applicants must not hold a degree higher than Associates Degree from another institution.
  6. Applicants must submit their resume outlining their interest in Industry Corps (INCO).

Level 2: Interview

Following the completion of Level 1 and meeting the Minimum Qualifications above, prospective students seeking acceptance into the program will be contacted by program staff and scheduled for a group interview with our Industry Corps Admissions Committee, which comprises of Wentworth staff, faculty, and key industry partners.

As noted above, decisions of acceptance into the program or denial are on a rolling basis. All prospective students will be notified of the Committee's decision within two weeks of their scheduled group interview. 

Level 3: Matriculation

All accepted students must meet the following requirements by June 15 in order to matriculate into Industry Corps (INCO):

  1. Accepted students must complete the Family Information Survey to Wentworth. Wentworth will provide a link to the survey to all accepted students.
  2. Accepted students must complete both the English and Mathematics Placement exams, administered by Wentworth. Wentworth will provide a link to the Placement exams.
  3. Accepted students must verify work authorization in the United States by completing the necessary paperwork with Wentworth.
  4. Accepted students must submit their final high school transcript.

Benefits to Participants

Accepted students will receive a full scholarship to cover the cost of their program expenses (value of nearly $45,000 over the duration of the program). They will get direct exposure to the construction or technology industry, build a foundational understanding of practices and methods through on-the-job experiences, and provide students with the opportunity to gain access to entry level positions in the industries. In addition to the full scholarship, participants will receive an educational stipend for the Fall 2023 semester, and part-time paid experiences with industry throughout the remainder of the program:

  • College Credits: Up to ten (10) credit-bearing, college courses available in construction management, cybersecurity, data science or information technology.
  • Enrolled as a College Student: Access to campus resources, facilities, and activities, like tutoring services, dining halls, Health and Fitness Center, student clubs and organizations, to name a few.
  • Workforce Training: Enrollment into our Foundations of Work, a weekly series of workshops focused on workforce training activities like job shadowing, professional communication, site visits, resume building, interview prep, and others.
  • Job Credentials Earned: Chance to earn sub-degree credentials that will position you with the best opportunity to succeed in construction- and computer-based industries.
  • Industry Internships: Opportunity to be selected for paid, part-time on-the-job experiences starting your second semester (Spring 2024) in Industry Corps.

Industry Corps Enrollment Timeline 2022

  1. Feb 17

    Application Open for Fall 2023 Cohort!

  2. May 15

    Priority Deadline

  3. Jun 15

    Program Matriculation Deadline

  4. Aug 09

    Orientation: Save the Date!

  5. Sep 05

    Start of 2023-2024 Academic Year