Co-ops and Careers Office Honored with Innovation in Program Development Award
April 21, 2020
Wentworth Co-ops and Careers staff
Wentworth Institute of Technology’s Co-ops and Careers office was recently honored with the Innovation in Program Development Award by the Eastern Association of Colleges (EACE). The group was recognized for the ASPIRE@Wentworth initiative.
ASPIRE is a collaboration between Wentworth and Massachusetts General Hospital, designed to support Wentworth students who are neurodiverse. Students work with Wentworth advisors prior to and during a co-op, and also work closely with psychologists and social workers.
Since 2016, 21 Wentworth students have successfully completed a co-op through ASPIRE@Wentworth.
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