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Facility Management

Wentworth students often find that their initial tenures with a co-op employer turn into much longer stays. For Kiara Torres, BFPM ’17, a one-semester co-op with global law firm Ropes & Gray turned into a full year of experience.

Torres completed her first co-op with the firm between January and April of 2016. She then stayed on part-time from May through August before accepting another co-op with the firm for the fall semester.

The Department of Sciences hosted its Summer Showcase in August 2016.

The following work was presented by Wentworth students:

The Impact of Circadian Mutation of Intestinal Flora

  • Katie Vilardi
  • Supervised by Ryan Rogers, Ph.D.

Rotation Curves in Alternative Gravitational Theories

  • Taylor Saintable and Justin Harrington
  • Supervised by James O’Brien, Ph.D.

Impact of Rdl on Circadian Rhythym and Locomotion in Drosophila melanogaster

Boston, MA—May 10, 2012— Wentworth Institute of Technology today announced that a new graduate program in Facility Management will be launched in the fall of 2012. The Master of Science in Facility Management (MSFM) program is designed to educate students in management principles, enhance facility management skills and knowledge, and prepare them for advancing their careers in the facility management area.

Bill Bachman didn’t want to go the traditional retirement route. After 23 years as chief operating officer at international law firm Bingham McCutchen, Bachman is starting his new role as Executive in Residence at Wentworth, while continuing to work as an advisor at Bingham. He sat down with us to talk about mentoring college students, explaining what exactly an Executive in Residence does, and adapting to changes in the business world.

On Coming to Wentworth

Q: So what exactly does your new position at Wentworth entail?

Boston, MA—September 10, 2012—Wentworth Institute of Technology today announced that Bill Bachman is the new Executive in Residence for the business management and facility management programs within the College of Arts and Sciences. Bachman brings more than 23 years of experience with the international law firm Bingham McCutchen LLP, where he served as the chief operating officer.

Master of Science in Facility Management

The Master of Science in Facility Management (MSFM) prepares you for an exciting career in facility management. Today’s facility managers wear many hats, coordinating people, places and processes. Our program combines instruction in project management, real estate, space planning and quantity assessment to help students develop key skills and knowledge to support the operation and maintenance of an organization’s facilities. Graduates of the program pursue careers as Directors of Facility Management, Property Managers, and Facility Managers.

Benefits of the program include:

"We were really able to get a better understanding of how the different fields work compared to our own."

Nick Testa, Architecture ’11

Kay Shane, Interior Design ’11

Co-op Employer: Spagnolo Gisness & Associates, Inc.