Careers

Our dedicated Career Services staff is committed to your success. They help you explore promising opportunities, connect with potential employers, polish resumes, and more. Additionally, professors provide support as faculty mentors and work collaboratively with students.

MSW Outcomes

99%

Employment within 1 year of graduation

91%

Licensure exam pass rate on first attempt

PhD Outcomes

94%

Employment within 1 year of graduation

Where Our Graduates Work

MSW Graduates

Boston Medical Center

Catholic Charities of Arkansas

Catholic Relief Services

East Boston Neighborhood Health Center

The Florence Immigrant and Refugee Rights Project

The Home for Little Wanderers

Jesuit Refugee Service

Massachusetts Department of Children and Families

Massachusetts Department of Public Health

Massachusetts General Hospital
 

PhD Graduates

Alberto Hurtado University in Chile

Boston Children’s Hospital

Brown University

Harvard University

MIT AgeLab

The Ohio State University

Umeå University, Sweden (2021)

Universidad Loyola del Pacífico

University of Maryland

University of Pittsburgh
 

Conference Travel & Professional Development

All doctoral students are eligible to be reimbursed up to $1,000 annually for expenses related to conference travel when presenting a paper or poster. With prior approval, these funds may also be used to attend specialized trainings. To further assist with professional development, the school provides business cards for all doctoral candidates.

Join a Global Alumni Network

Support extends beyond graduation: You can leverage career services for life and benefit from connections to 8,000 BCSSW alumni and the more than 180,000 strong Boston College alumni network.

Meet the Director of Career Services

Mock interviews, recruitment fairs, workshops—Cindy Snell facilitates the lifecycle of career development. As Director of Career Services and Alumni Relations, she oversees a range of career offerings for both MSW graduate students and alumni.