We work with College of Communication students and alumni to help them plan their careers and search for jobs and internships.
COM Career Services
Boston University College of Communication
640 Commonwealth Avenue, Suite 112
Boston, MA 02215
Hours: Monday – Friday, 9am – 5pm
Office closed on university holidays and when inclement weather causes campus-wide closure.
Phone: (617) 353-3490
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COM Career Services offers resources from sample cover letters to resume workshops, from coaching appointments to networking advice. You can explore some of these online, or make an appointment to visit a career coach or resume specialist. Resume appointments are generally 15 minutes and coaching appointments typically last 30 minutes. Stop by COM 112, call (617) 353-3490, or use Handshake to set up an appointment.
We also host events throughout the year that we list on the calendar on Handshake. For up-to-the-minute information about opportunities and upcoming events follow us on Twitter and like us on Facebook.
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Joyce Rogers, Director, COM Career Services
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Joyce first came to the College of Communication in 1975 where she worked in the Mass Communication and Journalism Departments. In 1986 she started COM Career Services. She develops programs and services covering all aspects of career
development. Additionally, Joyce provides career coaching for students and alumni, plans networking events, and instructs career seminars. She currently works with the Assistant Director of Employer Relations and a large part-time staff to provide on-campus recruiting, job and internship postings, resume services, networking programs, special events and special opportunities.
“In many cases, finding a job in the communication field is like playing a game of musical chairs. Someone has your job right now and you need to be positioning yourself so when that person gets up, you are there to fill the empty seat.”
Patrick Nelson, Assistant Director, Employer Relations
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As a proud COM alumnus, Patrick has worked in professional sports communications with the Red Sox and Bruins as part of their media relations, community relations and foundation efforts. He’s also spent time working in development with multiple non-profits leading corporate engagement and event planning fronts on behalf of health and high education interests. Through these experiences, he’s formed an extensive network throughout Greater Boston, which he aims to engage in connecting COM students with incredible internship and job opportunities.
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