Career Resources

Boston University is ranked #6 globally and #5 in the U.S. for graduate employability by Times Higher Education. A résumé with a BU credential is one of your most valuable resources in a competitive job market.

Metropolitan College master’s degree students and alumni benefit from access to BU’s Center for Career Development (CCD), which can help you sharpen your job hunting skills with information on workshops and servicesmajors and careersrésumés and cover lettersnetworking and interviewsinternships and jobs, and the career development cycle. You will also find a helpful list of resources by topic and field of study.

Visit to investigate all of the services available, such as:

  • Handshake—BU’s online hub for career resources, including listings for internships and jobs, in the U.S. as well as around the world. Your account is automatically created when you enroll as a student.
  • Calendar of events—a schedule of career fairs and other activities that you can attend on campus, as well as workshops in online webinar formats.
  • Career Advisory Network—brought to you by the BU Alumni Association, CAN provides online access to career insights from BU alumni.

Online Students

With the exception of individual appointments and employer on-campus interviews, all Center for Career Development resources and services are available to students in online degree programs. In addition, online students have access to:

  • SMARTHINKING™—an award-winning service available from any online course in Blackboard. Access resources to help you review your résumé and cover letter, improve “career writing” skills connected to your job search, and master interviews through live practice and coaching.

Explore specific career resources for online students.