|SOME GREAT GENERAL RESOURCES
Includes some excellent career-search and life stories by a variety of Boston College alumni.
Boston College Career Network
Lists 9000 alumni who have volunteered to speak with you about their careers.
ARTS & COMMUNICATIONS
Advertising / Public Relations
Amy Lynch, A & S 1996, English major. Account executive at the Rendon Group
Film / TV
Emily Engler, A & S 1998, English major. Film Production Staff for Beacon Communications
Tom Gilroy, A & S 1983, English major. Actor, screenwriter, director whose works includes the recent indie film, Spring Forward.
Tom McCarthy, A&S 1988, Philosophy major. Director of The Station Agent.
Clinton Kelly, A&S 1991, Communications major.
Herb Scannell, A&S 1979, English major. President, Nickelodeon
Chris O'Donnell, Marketing major, 1992
Amy Poehler, Communications major, 1993
Actor / Animation Voice
Maile Flanagan, BC 1987
Dave McLaughlin, History/English major, 1985; John Roarke, Psychology major, 1974; David Pierre, History major, 1990; and three others
David Smalley, Communications major, 1985
Lead Singer, "The best band in Brooklyn"
Craig Finn '93
Visual Arts / Museums
Kathleen Hickey Coakley, Newton College 1972, Studio Art major. Designer of the International Spy Museum in D.C.
James Balog, '74
Comic Book Curator
David Jay Gabriel, English major, 1988
Jeremy Yuenger, Communications major, 1999
Margot Morrell, Newton College 1974, Art History major. Co-author of Shackleton's Way.
John Burns, English major, 1938, and Tom Sheehan, English major, 1956
Novelist - in his own words
Kevin Johnson, English major, 1995 - "Write / Revise"
Jill Winters, History major, 1998
John A. Damico ’67
New Business Development / Corp. Marketing
David Donatelli, CSOM 1987, Finance and Marketing major. Senior Vice-President of EMC Corp.
Tom Martin, CSOM 1986, Marketing major. Owner of Cramer Productions.
Tim McCarthy, CSOM 1985, Finance major. Founder/CEO of CharityAmerica.com
Manager of Basketball Products, Spalding
Daniel P. Touhey '90
Amy Binkowski, LSOE 1997. Teacher at a Catholic middle school for economically disadvantaged families
Teaching and Public Gardening
Derrick Evens, A&S 1990,History major, LGSOE 1994. Teacher at a public middle school in Roxbury
GOVERNMENT & POLITICS
John Curran, A&S 1988, Psychology major. Mayor of Woburn
City Council President
Michael Flaherty, Sociology major, 1991, President, Boston City Council
White House Fellow
Jennifer Franke, Philosophy major, 1991
Rotary World Peace Scholar
Shannon Leigh O'Brien, Communications major, 2002
Diplomat / U.S. Ambassador to NATO
R. Nicholas Burns, History major, 1978
Michael Whouley, 1981
HEALTH / SCIENCE / RESEARCH
Colleen Seliger, Psychology major, 1998. Research assistant at the Psycho-Pharmacology Special Programs Section of the Boston Medical Center
Dr. Robert T.M. Phillips, BC '72, Biology and Psychology major. Medical Director, Forensic Consultation Associates, Inc.
Nurse Practitioner / Health Educator
Barbara Dehn, 1980, CSON
Kim Bent, B.S. 1992, M.S. 1995, Environmental Geoscience major. Scientist, Teacher & Business Owner
Acting Director, U.S. Geological Survey
Patrick Leahy '68, MS'70
LAW & LAW ENFORCEMENT
Robert Cherry, Political Science major, 1990
Kathleen O'Toole, Political Science major, 1976
Suffolk County Sheriff
Andrea Cabral, Englich major, 1981
Lawyer / Paralegal
Paralegal / Legal Analyst
Trevor J. Haynes, History major, 2003
Raymond Veary, BC Law, 1972
Attorney - in her own words
Michelle Massicotte, English major, 1991 - "Diagramming Sentences and the Patchwork Path to Practicing Law"
Public Interest Lawyer
Amy Vosburg, BC Law, 2001 (dual degree in social work and law)
Disability Rights Lawyer
Kristin Aiello, Political Science and English major, 1989
Victoria Bonilla-Argudo, JD '91
Lawyer - and U.S. Regime Crimes Liaison to the Iraqi Special Tribunal for Crimes Against Humanity.
Greg Kehoe ’76
Supreme Court Clerk
James Dowden, '97, JD '00
Professional Basketball Player
Cal Bouchard, CSOM, 2000, Accounting major. Played with for a professional team in Spain
Professional Football Player
Matt Hasselbeck, CSOM, 1997, Marketing major. Quarterback for Seattle Seahawks.
Erik Weihenmayer, A & S 1991, English major. The first blind mountaineer to summit Mt. Everest.
Tyler Jewell, Education, 1999
Personal Trainer, Author
Steve Zim, Romance Languages major, 1988
ALTERNATIVE / OTHER
Mary-Catherine Deibel, English major, Newton College, 1972
John McCann, Marketing, 1999
Superior General of Religious Order
Clare Pratt, English, Newton College, 1967
Alternatives to the 9-to-5
Opportunities with artistic, wilderness, leadership, entrepreneurial and international opportunities