Your career journey will take you through a continuous cycle of exploration, preparation, and action. No matter where you are on your journey, there are resources to assist you. The guide below provides a centralized place to access the many resources available to you as a Boston College student. 

Learn About Yourself

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Strong Interest Inventory: A resource to learn more about your interests and how they may relate to major/minor choice and career paths. The results of the assessment help you discover what you find joy in. To get started, attend a drop-in at the Career Center to discuss whether the Strong would be helpful for you.

Discover Careers


First Destination Data: A resource to learn what Boston College alumni are doing with their degrees to give you a sense of what’s possible. The interactive outcomes dashboard allows you to explore first destinations of graduates by school, major, industry, location, and more.


 Occupational Outlook Handbook: A resource that can help you find career information on duties, education and training, pay, outlook and more for hundreds of occupations. If you are wondering what job titles actually mean or how to prepare for a career in a specific industry, this is an easy to navigate tool to help you.

Networking


Internships Database: Use the Career Center's Summer Experience Database to connect with students who completed internships to discuss their experiences.

Resumes and Cover Letters

Resume Template and Samples: The Career Center has assembled sample resumes and a word template to assist you with crafting your own resume.


Cover Letter Samples: The Career Center has assembled sample cover letters to help you get started. 

Interviewing


Consulting Interview Guide: A guide created by the Carroll School of Management to assist any student with preparing for a managment consulting interview. 


Technical Interview Guide: A guide created by the Computer Science Society to help you navigate a technical interview. 

Job/Internship Search


Career Clusters: Visit individual cluster pages for industry-specific job/internship/graduate school resources. Join one or multiple career clusters to receive email updates with information and resources related to career fields of interest. 


Internship Data: Use the Career Center's Summer Experience Dashboard to explore the types of experiences Boston College students completed in Summer 2019.


UCAN: Boston College is a member of the UCAN consortium. As a BC student, you have access to a broad range of curated job opportunities across the nation through the UCAN platform.

To access: Use your Agora email and UCAN-specific password. If you are new to the platform, select "forgot password" and reset your password with your Agora email. 


MyVisaJobs: MyVisaJobs can help you identify companies who have sponsored H1B visas and green cards in the past. It also outlines the top industries that offer sponsorship.

Find Resources on the Career Center Blog
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Best Practices for a Virtual Job/Internship Search  Link to article
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Making Sense of all that Boston College has to Offer  Link to article
Envision is a daylong experience the Career Center hosts every spring that features interactive small group discussions to help students
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