The following websites provide comprehensive information about specific careers from the skills and training required, to the work environments, projected openings, and details such as salary ranges.
Wall Street Journal
Current WPI students, faculty, and staff can access The Wall Street Journal online through Gordon Library's subscription service. To activate your account go to https://partner.wsj.com/partner/WorcesterPolytechnicInstitute. You'll be prompted to log in with your WPI username and password. Then, you'll create your WSJ account with a new password, using your WPI email address.
For students, when you register for your WSJ account, you will need to indicate your date of graduation, and your account will stay active until that date. Faculty and staff will need to renew their accounts annually. If you see a "Membership Inactive" message when trying to log in to the Wall Street Journal, use the activation link above to reactivate your account.
Once you have activated your account you can log in no matter where you are at https://www.wsj.com/
New York Times
The Gordon Library provides free access for CURRENT students, faculty, and staff with a WPI email address to NYTimes.com. This service will provide you with an e-subscription to The New York Times to stay connected with the events of the day. In addition, you will have access to the extensive NYT database dating back to 1851 – a tremendous research tool.
To set up your account, go to:
http://www.accessnyt.com/ (If on campus or otherwise within the WPI IP range or on VPN)
http://ezproxy.wpi.edu/login?url=http://ezmyaccount.nytimes.com/grouppass/redir (If off campus and outside the WPI IP range)
Once you have activated your account you can log in no matter where you are at https://www.nytimes.com/
**WPI NYT faculty & staff subscribers need to renew your "academic pass" once every 4 years, on or before your registration anniversary date. (Students will have access until their graduation date.)
To do this, follow these steps:
2. Search for/select Worcester Polytechnic Institute. Then follow the directions to activate the Academic Pass.
Once completed, your digital access will be active and you can navigate directly to nytimes.com from any web-enabled device.
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