We're on Your Team

Our career coaches are here to partner with you on your career journey. We offer several types of coaching services, including drop-in hours, career exploration appointments, and industry-specific appointments. The below tools will help you find the right appointment type for you and inform you how to proceed. We look forward to connecting with you. 
 

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Career coaching is available to all undergraduate students and graduate students currently enrolled in degree-granting programs within MCAS, CSON, LSOEHD, WCAS, and STM, as well as alumni within five years of graduation. We currently do not serve students in exclusively online programs. The information below will help you find the right appointment type to meet your goals. 

Career Exploration

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One-on-one discussions with a career exploration coach that can help you get started and gain clarity on your career direction.

Ideal for:

Getting started with the Career Center

Choosing a major

Identifying career fields of interest

Narrowing down career options

To schedule:

Use your Handshake account to schedule a meeting with one of our career coaches. 

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Career Cluster

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One-on-one discussions with an industry-specialist coach to help you launch a job/internship/graduate school search. 

Ideal for:

Strategizing a job/internship search

Preparing for graduate school

Preparing for a behavioral interview

Evaluating an offer

To schedule:

Use your Handshake account to schedule a meeting with one of our career coaches. 

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Drop-In Hours

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15-minute one-on-one, first-come, first-serve sessions designed to help you with a quick question, resume review, or more. 

Ideal for:

Resume/cover letter critiques

LinkedIn profile reviews

Referrals to our career assessments

Quick guidance

To schedule:

No appointment is needed. Visit our office during regularly scheduled hours. 

Fall 2021 Hours:

Monday–Friday
12:00–4:00 p.m. EST
Career Center

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For Appointments

Use your Handshake account to schedule an exploration or career cluster appointment with a career coach. We offer both virtual and in-person appointments. 

To schedule:

  1. Log in to your Handshake account. 
  2. Select "Career Center" and then "Appointments"
  3. Click the "Schedule a New Appointment" button. 
  4. Choose the appropriate category from the list. We offer appointments in all of our career clusters.
  5. Select the type of appointment from the list.
  6. Select a time that works for your schedule.
  7. Select the appointment medium (Virtual or In-Person) and fill out the required fields.
     

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For Drop-In Hours

You do not need to schedule an appointment to attend drop in hours. Visit our office at 38 Commonwealth Avenue during regularly scheduled hours. All sessions are 15-minutes and first-come, first served. 

Fall 2021 drop-in hours:

Monday–Friday
12:00–4:00 p.m. 
Career Center

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Upon conclusion of a career coaching discussion, you will feel you have made progress in addressing your current career questions and be able to:

  • Identify 1-3 next steps in their career discernment and planning.

In addition, depending on the content of your career coaching discussion, you may be able to:

  • Describe 1-3 resources or strategies you can use to explore career fields.
  • Identify 1-3 skills you hope to incorporate into your career paths that align with the skills employers are seeking in recent college graduates.
  • Create a plan to develop skills and competencies required for a particular field of interest.
  • Connect the skills, interests, and values you are gaining at Boston College to specific career opportunities of interest.
  • Create application materials such as resumes, cover letters, LinkedIn profiles, and personal statements that articulate your experiences, skills, interests, and values.
  • Verbally articulate how your experiences, skills, interests, and values relate to opportunities through networking conversations and/or interviews.
  • Identify 1-3 resources to help you find specific jobs, internships, graduate school, or other career opportunities.
  • Articulate at least one tip or strategy for communicating effectively with alumni and professionals.

Meet Our Career Coaches

Salvatore Cipriano

Government, Law, and Public Policy Coach

 

Morenike Eastman

Business, Consulting, and Finance Coach

Hannah Fatemi

Career Exploration Coach

Rachel Greenberg

Director, Career Education and Strategy

Philip Guarino

Business, Consulting, and Finance Coach

Peter Hunt

Education, Nonprofit, and Social Service Coach

 

Salome Miclette

Communication, Arts, and Media Coach

Kayla Pelland

Science, Technology, and Engineering Coach

Tara Raposa

Career Exploration Coach

Julianne Smith

Career Exploration Coach