Resources For Graduate Students
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Speak with a Career Advisor:
- Make advance appointments by calling 617-552-3430, or dropping by the Career Center, 38 Comm. Ave.
- Drop-In Question Hours - 15-20 minute consultations with a career advisor.
Click for more info and hours.
We also provide:
• Resume critiques • Interview workshops • Career assessment software • Practice interviews • Credentials service
By program: • Social Work • Nursing • Education - Public Schools • Higher Education • Higher Education Administration / Student Affairs
By career field:
Choosing a Career
Writing Your Curriculum Vitae
BC Career Center
Creating an Effective CV
From MIT. How to format your Curriculum Vitae and how to obtain references.
Boston College Career Network
The Career Network is comprised of Boston College graduates and parents of B.C. students, representing diverse career fields nationwide, who have offered to share their career experiences with students and alumni. They can be your best resource for career advice and job hunting strategies. Searchable by field, degree, and geographical location.
Comprehensive site lists programs by field, area, and concentration. Also offers advisor services.
Career Resources for Ph.D.s in Science or Math
Dozens of links about career advancement, tenure issues, postdocs, networking, and professional ethics.
An excellent site for information about surviving graduate school; post-doc options; job listinsgs; and much more.
Sellout: A resource for PhDs considering careers beyond the university
What's it like working outside academe? How should you prepare? This site explores these questions and more.
The Boston College Career Center now offers credentials services through Interfolio, Inc., a web-based credential file management service.
Chronicle of Higher Education's Career Network
Find academic and nonacademic jobs in institutions of higher education.
PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONSThese associations often offer membership lists, job boards, newsletters, and mailing lists. Utilize any resources you can to network and learn about career placement and job opportunities in your field.
Yahoo web directory of organizations in accounting, banking, investment services, insurance, venture capital and more.
From Indiana University. Scroll to the bottom of the page for the national organizations.
From the Department of Sociology at the University of Colorado-Boulder.
From Mount Holyoke College. Associations in the physical sciences, math, and engineering.
From the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
From George Mason University.
From the University of Southern California.
Listing of assistantships available in Boston College offices. Most provide stipends and some tuition remission.
Boston College's John Courtney Murray, S.J. Graduate Center
Center offering a computer center, televisions, study rooms, games, ping pong, pool, and events.
Graduate Student Association
Community association for all graduate students at BC. Offers an email list and has given funding in the past for professional development at regional and national conferences.
Off-Campus Housing Office
When you're trying to go to school and work, finding off-campus housing can seem overwhelming. This site provides a way to find roommates, find apartments, learn about tenant rights and responsibilities, and educate yourself about Boston's housing market. They also have an off-campus housing fair each year.
Graduate School Fellowship Database
From Cornell University. Searchable database of national and regional fellowships for graduate study by field and by student population.
Career Center Credentials Service
Want to make the job application process after you get your degree easier? Set up a credentials file with transcripts and letters of recommendation at the Career Center that we will then send out for you as requested as you apply for jobs.