Julianne Smith

Associate Director, Career Education

Julianne leads career exploration within the Career Center, working to develop and strengthen initiatives to help students connect their skills, interests, and values to possible career paths. In addition to coaching students individually, she visits many classrooms to lead reflective workshops. Julianne worked in media at the Boston Red Sox and WGBH before transitioning to higher education. Prior to joining the Career Center team, she held student-facing roles at UC Davis and Brandeis University. Julianne graduated from Boston College with bachelor's degrees in communication and film studies and holds two master's degrees, one in women & gender studies from Brandeis University and another in sociology from UC Davis. In her free time, she enjoys spending time outdoors with her family and beagle.

Favorite Experience at BC:
Julianne served as an Appa Volunteer for three years and met some of her best friends through the program.

Favorite Quote:
"Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?"—Mary Oliver

Coaching Style:
I strive to create an inclusive environment where students from all backgrounds feel comfortable working with me to envision possible future lives.

Focus Area:
Career Exploration

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