Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the SHA Marriott Career Center located?

You can find us at 928 Commonwealth Avenue in the Marriott Career Center on the 1st floor. Please see the interactive map and directions for more details about our location.

How do I make an appointment with a counselor at the Career Services Office?

Please email with your name, class year, BU ID, home school if you are not currently in SHA and 3 available dates & times and a career services staff member will contact you within 24-48 business hours to set up an appointment.

What workshops are offered and when do they take place?

You may access our schedule of events on our Recruitment, Workshops and Events webpage.  To register for a workshop or event, log into BU CareerLink and click on the ‘workshops’ tab in the Events section.

Where can I find a listing of companies coming to recruit on campus?

Visit BU CareerLink and look under Events and then Info Sessions or visit our Corporate Recruitment page.

How do I write a résumé?

Visit Resources, log in and scroll down to locate resume resources or download the SHA Job Hunting Strategies Guide, which has sample résumés and tips for creating your own.

What should I say in a cover letter?

Visit, Resources, log in and scroll down to located the cover letter resources. Sample cover letters and other professional correspondence can be found by downloading the SHA Job Hunting Strategies Guide or BU Center for Career Development Cover Letter Guide.

How do I prepare for interviews?

You can participate in mock interviews, or access InterviewStream through BU CareerLink. You may also consult the SHA Job Hunting Strategies Guide, Resources, or visit the Mariott Career Center.

How do I apply for an internship or a job on BU CareerLink?

  • Review Resources section on Job/Internship and use of the many links, internship guides and other resources.
  • Search BU CareerLink for the desired job or internship, upload your résumé and cover letter if required, and click “apply.” If you’re selected for an interview, the employer will contact you.
  • Use our BU School of Hospitality LinkedIn page, Facebook, and Twitter to follow job postings.
  • Read the Weekly Marriott Career Center Newsletter to learn of more opportunities.