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Prospective Industry Corps Participants

Application Open for Fall 2022! Spots are limited!

Apply now for Fall 2022 enrollment. Wentworth is seeking recent high school graduates from the last 5 years (including Class of 2022) to apply! Browse the information below and please reach out if this page does not answer your questions or concerns.

Who is eligible to apply?

  • Recent high school graduate or GED from the last 5 years
  • Those able to commute to Boston 5 days a week
  • U.S. citizen, permanent resident, and/or has work authorization

Enrollment requirements:

Acceptance into this program is on a rolling basis. Spots are limited, so those who are interested are encouraged to apply ASAP. In addition to a completed application, the following item(s) are required for acceptance into the program:

  • Interview. All applicants will be required to participate in an IN PERSON interview with the Industry Corps' Associate Director of Workforce Pathways & Student Support at Wentworth campus. Applicants will be contacted and their interview will be scheduled after completing the application.
  • High School Transcript. All applicants will be required to submit their final high school transcript prior to acceptance. Verification of high school graduation or equivalent is required.
  • Orientation. All applicants are required to attend an orientation in August before program begins.

Benefits to Participants

Our first cohort will receive a full scholarship to cover the cost of their program expenses (value of nearly $40,000 over the duration of the program). They will get direct exposure to the construction industry, build a foundational understanding of construction practices and methods through on-the-job experiences, and provide students with the opportunity to gain access to entry level positions in the industry. In addition to the full scholarship, participants will receive an educational stipend for the Fall 2022 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 
  • Enrolled as a College Student: Access to campus resources, facilities, and activities, including tutoring services, dining halls, Health and Fitness Center, student clubs and organizations, to name a few.
  • Workforce Training: Foundations for the workforce training included (covers resume building, professional communication, interview prep, etc.).
  • Job Credentials Earned: Chance to earn stacked credentials that will help you succeed in the construction industry, like OSHA certification, CPR & First Aid certification, Building Information Modeling (BIM) certification, and others.
  • Industry Placements: Opportunity to be placed in a paid, part-time on-the-job experience starting Spring 2023.

Apply Now!

Interested in exploring a career in the skilled labor workforce while earning college credits? Click on the link below to apply for Fall 2022 enrollment.

RAMP students visiting a construction site.

Register for an Information Session

Learn more about the program from Industry Corps' staff and get all your questions answered at a 30-minute Zoom information session. Click on the link below.

People of Color at Construction site

Industry Corps Enrollment Timeline 2022

  1. May 09

    Information Sessions Begin

    Find out more about our campus, meet our staff/faculty and learn more about the Industry Corps. Additional dates are available. Students can attend virtually via Zoom by signing up here.

  2. May 09

    Program Application is Open

  3. May 16

    Interviews begin

    Upon completing the application, all applicants must attend an interview on Wentworth campus to be considered for enrollment. Check email after completing application for more details.

  4. Aug 11

    Orientation

    All accepted students are required to attend our Orientation Breakfast taking place from 10AM - 12PM on campus in the Center for Engineering, Innovation and Sciences (CEIS) Accelerate Makerspace.

  5. Sep 06

    Start of Construction Technology Program

Construction Pathway Coursework

Upon completion, students will have stackable college level credentials into a Bachelor's degree in construction management and an opportunity for a paid entry level position in a local company as an Industry Corps paid intern.