The Approach Blog
The Center for Career and Professional Development at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute has been strategically building partnerships with companies throughout the United States and globally to create a wide array of opportunities for students to pursue as part of The Arch at Rensselaer. A notable and well-established employer partner is GlobalFoundries, an American semiconductor foundry with corporate headquarters in Silicon Valley.
As part of the inaugural class participating in The Arch at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, rising junior Geetika Verma ’21 has secured an away opportunity with Johnson & Johnson in Southern New Jersey.
A team of graduate students from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute placed third in the 36th Annual Student Design Competition, an event that challenges students from across the world to design a vertical takeoff and landing aircraft. The competition is hosted by the Vertical Flight Society.
This month, students from the School of Architecture at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute constructed a pavilion composed of mycelium units on the lawn in front of the Greene Building on campus.
Juergen Hahn, the head of the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, has been invited to speak at the next meeting of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine’s Board on Chemical Sciences and Technology (BCST).
About Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Founded in 1824, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is America’s first technological research university. Rensselaer encompasses five schools, 32 research centers, more than 145 academic programs, and a dynamic community made up of more than 7,900 students and more than 100,000 living alumni. Rensselaer faculty and alumni include more than 145 National Academy members, six members of the National Inventors Hall of Fame, six National Medal of Technology winners, five National Medal of Science winners, and a Nobel Prize winner in Physics. With nearly 200 years of experience advancing scientific and technological knowledge, Rensselaer remains focused on addressing global challenges with a spirit of ingenuity and collaboration.