Career Programs & Events
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The Career Center offers a range of customized programs to support students of all majors at any stage in the career decision making process, as well as in their internship or job search. Check out our large-scale career events, as well as our weekly and on-request offerings below, all designed to help you in your career development.
This list is always evolving - check back for new events.
Want more details on upcoming events? Visit EagleLink for time, date, location, RSVP and more!
Informal gatherings led by Career Center staff, Career Chats allow students to engage in discussion around various career-related topics with their peers. See the schedule in EagleLink.
Industry-focused career fairs are happening throughout the year enabling BC students to meet potential employers and make professional connections.
Office hours with alumni and employers in the Career Center. This is a unique opportunity for a one-on-one meeting with 'experts' in your field of interest to ask job search questions, receive resume and LinkedIn tips, and get feedback on a mock interview. Check the schedule in EagleLink and make your reservation for an Expert-in-Residence session, happening throughout the semester.
Workshops are available for classes, residence halls, and student groups and organizations upon request with a variety of topics available from which you can choose.
The Career Center offers a wide array of programs to support students of all majors with their career decision-making process as well as their career search. Below is a listing of our major Spring 2017 events. For more or to register, visit bc.edu/eaglelink.
BC Winter Break Regional Career & Internship Fairs
Friday, January 6, 2017 | Boston
Tuesday, January 10, 2017 | New York
Thursday, January 12, 2017 | Washington, D.C.
Three Career Fairs | Three Cities | Three Days. Mark your calendars to attend these career fairs held in partnership with a consortium of 17 other prestigious colleges and universities during winter break. These popular events allow BC students to network and interview for internships and full-time jobs with hundreds of employers in Boston, New York City, and Washington, D.C.
Spring Career & Internship Fair
Wednesday, January 25, 2017 | 3:00–6:00 p.m. | Heights Room
Thursday, January 26, 2017 | 10:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m. | Heights Room
Looking for an internship or full-time opportunity? Over 80 employers will attend this two-day Career Fair, representing a wide variety of industries and functions. Don't miss this chance to connect directly with employers who are looking to hire!
Nursing Career & Internship Fair
Friday, January 27, 2017
This fair will bring over 30 employers seeking to hire nursing students into RN, NP, CNA, and PCA positions. Also during the fair, CSON alumnae will meet one-on-one with students to discuss their career paths, organizations, and specialties. Nursing students from all class years are encouraged to attend.
Teacher Career Day
Saturday, February 4, 2017
A great opportunity to learn from school principals and recent Lynch School alumni and to practice your interviewing skills! Limited to graduating students in the Lynch School's teacher education programs.
Biotech, Health & Science Virtual Fair
Tuesday, February 7, 2017 | 12:00-5:00 p.m.
Attend this virtual fair to chat directly with employers about their latest internship and entry-level opportunities straight from your computer on February 7. This is a unique opportunity to meet recruiters from global, national, entrepreneurial, government, and research organizations! Sponsored by: Boston College, Brandeis University, Dartmouth College, George Washington University, New York University, Tufts University, and Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Marketing, Digital, Analytics and Sales Expo
Thursday, February 16, 2017 | 6:00-8:00 p.m.
Network with professionals from 25 organizations across the fields of integrated marketing communications, analytics, technology, retail, consulting, market research, sales and product management. Sponsored by the Carroll School of Management. Students from all majors and class years are encouraged to attend.
Startup & Entrepreneurship Fair
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 | 4:30-7:00 p.m.
This free event open to all BC students brings together the most entrepreneurial and innovative students at Boston College. All students, no matter what major or college, who are seeking internships and/or full-time positions at startup companies are welcome. Come learn about startups and network with employers and alumni. Sponsored by the Boston College Shea Center for Entrepreneurship in partnership with the Boston College Career Center.
Getting Started in Government & Non-Profit
Thursday, February 23, 2017
This event will allow students to better understand how to secure jobs and internships within the Government & Non-Profit sectors. The program will feature a panel of young alumni who will share about their experiences, hiring process, and tips for success, followed by networking with key employers and alumni in the field, and option drop-in stations where students can receive on-the-spot coaching from Career Center staff members.
Sports Business Society Networking Night
Monday, March 20, 2017
This event connects students with an interest in internships and full-time positions in the sports industry with executives, alumni, and representatives from top sports organizations for an evening of round-table networking. Last year's event featured representatives from the Boston Red Sox, Nike, ESPN, PGA Tour, and more!
Diversity Virtual Fair
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
The annual Diversity Virtual Career Fair will provide an innovative forum through which students can connect with employers. The fair will connect students with employers from across the nation in a variety of industries. The fair is co- hosted by the Boston College Career Center and CareerECO, is open to universities across the U.S., and is open to ALL students.
AHANA Networking Night
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
A networking event for students to connect with AHANA alumni from a variety of industries to get career advice, make connections and learn from each other in a friendly environment. The event features a panel in which alumni will share their career paths and experience as a person of color in the workplace. Students will also have an opportunity to network with alumni in both a round table discussion and an open networking forum as they explore career options. Sponsored by The Career Center, the AHANA Management Academy (AMA), and the AHANA Alumni Advisory Council (AAAC).
Education & Social Services Career Fair
Wednesday, March 29, 2017
A great opportunity for prospective teachers, counselors, mentors and tutors to have conversations and begin to establish relationships with potential employers, including 15+ social service agencies and 40+ education employers. Certification NOT required for many of these opportunities.
CCCOB Government Careers Information Forum
Tuesday, April 4, 2017 | Boston University
Network with professionals and learn about opportunities in local, state, and federal government. This off-campus event also gives you the opportunity to talk with peers from other Boston-area universities with similar career interests. Sponsored by the College Career Centers of Boston (CCCOB): Boston College, Boston University, Emmanuel College, Simmons College, and Suffolk University.
SEC/ACC Virtual Fair
Tuesday, April 4 & Wednesday, April 5, 2017
The annual SEC/ACC Virtual Career Fair will provide an innovative forum through which students can connect with employers. The fair will connect students with 120+ employers live online from across the nation in a variety of industries, for both full-time and internship opportunities. All majors invited!
NEW DATE: Careers in Health & Healthcare
Thursday, April 6, 2017
This event will connect students with BC alumni to explore many career paths within health and healthcare, including: clinical professions, public health, research and development, and the business side of healthcare. Students will also explore ways to gain healthcare-related experience as undergraduates. Students from all majors and class years are encouraged to attend.
Just in Time Career Fair
Friday, April 7, 2017
Just in time for summer and graduation – meet with employers hiring now for jobs and internships. Attend the career fair in the morning and have a chance to interview on campus for a job or internship the same afternoon. Don't miss this!
Beyond the Ivory Tower
Tuesday, April 11, 2017
Graduate students: join us for a panel and networking discussion on PhD careers outside of the academy. A group of PhD graduates working in a variety of sectors will share their insights about being successful in today's job search climate. Their stories will be both informative and empowering to anyone considering alternatives to an academic career.
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Learn more about steps you can take for having a productive summer as a rising sophomore or rising junior, developing skills, and exploring career options from Career Center staff and upperclassman; such as, job shadowing, volunteering, working a part-time job, interviewing professionals and alums for information in your industries of interest, and more.
Job Shadow Treks
Friday, April 21, 2017 | Locations TBA
Job Shadow Treks provide an opportunity for students to explore industries in a hands-on environment. Each trek, hosted by BC alumni, will last approximately two hours and will provide a unique experience which may include alumni panels, tours, networking sessions, and presentations. Specific organizations will be announced soon; please check back for more information.
More events to come! Check back for a full listing of our Spring 2017 Career Events, coming soon.