BU CareerLink: How to Log In

If you’re a current BU student (undergraduate or graduate):

1. Go to: bu.edu/careers/careerlink/login

2. Enter your user name and password.

  • Your user name is your BU email address.
  • Your password was sent to you in an email from bucareer@bu.edu during your first semester. Note: It is not your Kerberos password.
  • If you don’t remember your password, click on the Forgot Password button under the login box. Type in your BU email address and we’ll email you a new password.
  • Once you’ve logged in, you can change your password any time by clicking on the Profile tab at the top of the page, then clicking the Password/Preferences tab.

3. Activate your account by completing your profile. Click the Profile tab and fill out the necessary information.

4. If you’re having trouble, please call us at 617-353-3590 or email bucareer@bu.edu.

If you’re an alum or want to get connected before your first semester:

The process is the same as above, but first you must request a BU CareerLink account.

Once you’ve completed the form, click submit. You’ll receive a verification email. Click the link provided in the email to verify your BU email address. It will then go to a staff member for review. Once your account has been approved, we’ll send you a password.

You must have a BU email address or an alumni email address to request a BU CareerLink account. You can also call us at 617-353-3590 to request an account.

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For more information, check out our BU CareerLink Tip Sheet for students or consider attending a BU CareerLink or campus recruiting workshop.

Note for BU Metropolitan College students: Full-time and part-time students who have matriculated into a degree program have access to BU CareerLink. Students enrolled in certificate or noncredit programs do not. If you have any questions or would like to gain access to BU CareerLink, please email bucareer@bu.edu.