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Application Process for External Applicants

How to Apply

To apply:

Applying online via the BC Career Site is the most efficient way to make your resume available to hiring managers.

If you prefer, you can mail or hand-deliver your resume to the address below. Please note this will require processing time.

Boston College
Department of Human Resources
129 Lake Street, Room 110
140 Commonwealth Avenue                                                                    Chestnut Hill, MA 02467

If you are an individual with a disability, a military veteran or someone who needs assistance applying for a BC job opportunity through this website, you may email your resume to us at or contact our Employment Department at 617-552-3330.

The Process

  • The hiring manager/selection committee review applications.
  • If you are invited to interview, a representative from the hiring department will contact you to set up an appointment.
  • A member of the Department of Human Resources Staff interviews the finalist(s).
  • A member of the Department of Human Resources Staff will extend an offer of employment at Boston College.
  • Boston College interview process information


In filling positions at Boston College, preference is given, whenever possible, to qualified persons currently employed in a regular position at Boston College, with factors such as ability, experience, potential for growth, and the University's diversity goals taken into consideration. Boston College employees interested in applying for a different position should submit an updated resume and cover letter noting your status as a Boston College employee.

Please call us at (617) 552-3330 if you have any questions.


Clery Act Statement

As an applicant for employment, you are entitled to a copy of Boston College’s Annual Campus Security and Fire Safety Report, located at   This web page contains Boston College’s campus safety program, which includes the University’s safety policies and campus crime statistics reported during the previous three years, as well as the University’s fire safety program.  To request a paper copy of this report, please contact the Boston College Police Department at 617-552-4446.