Hawks Hired! Emily Barry ’23

Hawks Hired highlights the accomplishments of RWU graduates as they finalize the next steps in their career journeys. Emily is currently an Engineer at McCourt Construction Company. Read on to learn more about her next chapter since graduation.

What was your program of study at RWU? Architecture with a minor in Sustainability

Graduation year? May 2023

Where is your next adventure? (Company/School and Role) Currently working as an engineer at McCourt construction company. Working on the rehabilitation of runway 15R/33L at Logan airport. Also the engineer on the construction of Massports 5th jet fuel tank.

What are you most looking forward to in this new role? Learning as much as I can and gaining as much experience as possible to succeed in my field and future career.

What was the process like of landing this job/next opportunity? The process of getting this job was applying to the position on LinkedIn and go through the 2 interviews.

Who helped you during your job search/graduate school process? I just used a bunch of different job websites to apply for every position I was qualified for.

What advice do you have to students who are in the process of finding a job/going to graduate school? Get as many qualifications and licenses as you can get and never stop learning.

Want to share your next steps with the CCPD? Email Kevin (kdeeb@rwu.edu) in the CCPD to learn more about sharing with us!

By Kevin Deeb
Kevin Deeb Career Advisor