10 ways Worcester State University is an asset to the business community.
1. Thousands of bachelor’s-degree-prepared employees.
2. Graduates who continue to live & work in the area.
Undergraduates from Worcester County
Undergraduates from Massachusetts
Graduates remain in Massachusetts
3. Company interns who can become long-term employees.
4. Intensive English Language Institute (IELI)
The IELI helps prospective or current employees improve English language skills. In operation since 1999, the IELI is a member of MCIE, and is fully accredited.
Full- & Part-Time
5. Graduates who know how to work with others.
Worcester State enrolls students from a wide range of socio-economic classes, ages, and ethnic, racial, and religious backgrounds, who bring a variety of life experiences and perspectives to the classrooms.
6. Graduates who are prepared to do & to think.
Worcester State’s required Liberal Arts and Sciences Curriculum means every student learns how to think critically and communicate effectively.
Experiences inside and outside the classroom enrich learning, while fostering a can-do attitude and strong work ethic.
Clinical & practicum hours
Student research presentations
Total hours of engaged learning
7. Ph.D.-educated faculty & professional staff experts.
Worcester State is helping businesses solve problems and evaluate programs.
One example: a psychology professor teamed with a UMass faculty member to assist UMass Memorial Medical Center in evaluating a parent-focused treatment for child anxiety provided through the CANDO Clinic.
For information, contact Dr. Jeremiah Riordon.
8. Graduate Programs
In addition to masters programs in education, Worcester State offers a dozen other graduate programs, including:
9. Career fairs that connect students to employers.
Advertise your internship and job openings to students and alumni on Worcester State’s LancerLink.
10. Center for Business & Industry
On-site, online, or on-campus
Stackable courses & microcredentialing options
From surrounding industries
Joint Grant Proposals
Developed by CBI & funds corporate training
*Includes Black/African American, American Indian/Alaskan Native, Hispanic/Latino,
Asian, and Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander
Figures are based on 2017 and 2018 data.