Tara Raposa

Exploration Career Coach

Tara serves as an Exploration Career Coach, supporting students who are undecided about their future academic or professional goals. She encourages students to reflect on their unique interests, strengths, skills and values as they explore a variety of industries and occupations.

Tara joined the Boston College Career Center team in 2021. Prior to arriving at Boston College, Tara taught Externship and Career Readiness courses at Roxbury Community College. Tara also worked for twelve years at the Boston Private Industry Council where she managed career exploration and internship programs for Boston Public School students. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Northeastern University and a Master’s in Public Administration from Suffolk University.

In her free time, Tara enjoys traveling, cooking and spending time with her family.

Favorite Quote:

 “Without leaps of imagination, or dreaming, we lose the excitement of possibilities. Dreaming, after all, is a form of planning.” - Gloria Steinem

Coaching Style:

I really enjoy getting to know my students and learning about their unique backgrounds. I try to create an environment where exploring potential careers is fun and exciting, not stressful!

Tara Raposa

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