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Major-Specific Career Events

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The Career Center sponsors a variety of career fairs for specific majors. If you plan to attend any of the following events, be sure to check these tips on preparing for a career fair.

Boston College Education & Social Services Career Fair

Wednesday, March 18, 2015, 3:30-6:30 PM
Heights Room (2nd Floor, Corcoran Commons)

The Education and Social Services Fair features 10+ social service agencies and 40+ education employers, including public, independent, Catholic, and charter schools. It’s a great opportunity to practice your networking skills and make valuable connections that could lead to summer or post-graduation jobs. The fair is open to all Boston College students and alumni, from all schools and class years.

Workshops and other prep events include:

Where Should I Teach - An Alumni Panel
Tuesday, March 10 - 5:00PM | Gasson 306

A panel of alumni from public, charter, Catholic, and independent schools tell you what sets each type of schools apart;  what qualities does each school seek in their teacher candidates; and how do you break in. Preceded by a 10-minute presentation on how to succeed at the upcoming K-12 Education Career Fair.

Employers in Residence - March 11, 2015
EagleLink Registration Required

Education and social service professionals will be available to meet with you one-on-one to discuss your job or internship search, critique your resume, or talk about how best to work a career fair.

Preparing for a Career in STEM Education: An Alumni Panel
Wednesday, March 11 - 4:30PM | Merkert 130

Are you considering a career in science, technology, engineering or math (STEM) education? This event will feature a panel of BC alumni who are now STEM educators. Come hear their stories!

How to Succeed at the Education & Social Services Career Fair
Monday, 3/16, 3:30PM | Stokes Hall N215

Knowing a few key tips can help you target the right employers, engage their interest, and feel like you've made great use of your time at the fair. This is a half-hour workshop.

Workshops and other prep events will be available. In the meantime, take a look at our
Tips on Preparing for a Career Fair or watch our YouTube video series on Career Fair Prep.


A&S Career Events

During the academic year, A&S alumni return to campus to speak about their careers in panels and career-related skills trainings. These will take place on Tuesday evenings in Vanderslice. 

Science Night, happening on Monday, February 10, gives students an inside perspective into science career fields by networking with fellow Eagles.

Check EagleLink for details and to RSVP.

Nursing Career Fair

Held in December each year, the Nursing Career Fair gives nursing students the opportunity to meet employers and graduate school representatives and to practice their networking skills. The event, hosted by the Career Center and the Connell School of Nursing, is part of the Annual East Coast Nursing Consortium Career Days.

The Nursing Fair will be on Monday, December 9 from 12pm - 2pm in the Murray Function Room and will feature a LinkedIn Photobooth.