About The Career Center

The Career Center is here to help you during your journey at Boston College and beyond. Our career development model—Explore, Prepare, Act—will help you recognize where you are and what steps you need to take to achieve your goals. Our team will help you tap into resources that will equip you with the skills you need to make your next move, and to design your life and career.

We celebrate the diversity of our student body and appreciate that each student brings to us a unique background, life story, and set of interests, skills, values, and goals. We also recognize that each student goes through the career discernment and planning process at their own pace.

Our team works with Boston College partners and a large network of employers, alumni, parents, and friends to foster a community where students are supported at each stage of their career journey. 

Our Vision

All Boston College students will be empowered to pursue meaningful careers and lives.

Our Mission

The Boston College Career Center empowers students from all academic disciplines to incorporate their career goals into a broader sense of living a life of meaning and impact. The Center embraces the value of a liberal arts education, which prepares students to discern their gifts and talents and how they want to use them to engage the world. We assist students in complementing their exploration with active career preparation so they can connect to opportunities that help achieve their goals. To meet the needs of each student, we work with partners to foster a community of diverse support networks throughout campus and beyond to help students at every stage of their career journey. Our aim is to reflect the University's belief that career education and readiness are essential components of our Jesuit mission to engage students throughout their journey of self-discovery and personal formation.

Our Shared Values

Our shared values form the foundation of how we work at the Boston College Career Center.

Student-Centered Approach

We make choices that are deeply rooted in the best interests of students to empower them in their pursuit of meaningful professional opportunities and relationships.

Leadership

We strive to develop and become the leaders necessary to realize our mission. We work purposely, strategically, and resourcefully. We take initiative, persevere in the face of challenges and assume responsibility for achieving ambitious, realistic, measurable results.

Sense of Possibility

We approach our work with optimism, think boldly, and greet new ideas openly.

Learn Continuously

We think critically and strategically in search of the best answers and approaches and reflect on past experiences and data to guide our actions for the future in our commitment to continuous improvement. We keep in mind the limitations of our own experience and actively seek out diverse perspectives to improve our work and maximize our impact.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

We recognize that we each bring a unique perspective to our team based on our identities and life experiences that help us do our best work. We keep in mind the limitations of our own experiences and actively seek out diverse perspectives to enrich our team and to create an inclusive environment where every individual with whom we interact feels valued, supported, and empowered.

Team

We value and respect each other. We inspire, challenge, and support one another to be our best, sustain our effort, and engage in our work with a sense of purpose towards empowering students to pursue meaningful professional opportunities and lives.

Our Model

How we organize our work at the Boston College Career Center

Who We Serve


 

All undergraduate students enrolled in degree-granting programs have full access to our coaching, programming, events, and digital resources

Graduate students currently enrolled in degree-granting programs within MCAS, CSON, LSOEHD, WCAS, STM, and Social Work have full access to our coaching, programming, events, and digital resources

Alumni who have graduated from a degree-granting program within the past 5 years, with the exception of graduates of CGSOM and the Law School, continue to have full access to our coaching, programming, events, and digital resources