Career Resources

Career Resources at the Boston University School of Social Work  is designed to provide students and alumni with information to aid in the employment search. Posted information includes “BU SSW Career Guide” a link to BU Career Resources; social work licensing links; job links; and employment, fellowship, and post-graduate international opportunities.

BU Center for Career Development
100 Bay State Road, tel: 617-353-3590

The BU Center for Career Development provides online resources, workshops, programs, and services, including individual career counseling .

One-hour appointments are free for BUSSW students and alumni who have graduated within a year. Fifteen minute, first-come first-serve, walk-in-services are also free: Mon., Wed. & Thurs., noon–4 p.m.; and Tues. & Fri., 11 a.m.–3 p.m. Alumni who graduated more than a year previously pay $25 per hour for BU Center for Career Development counseling.

The BU Center for Career Development has four trained career counselors on staff. Terry Brown works particularly with social workers and social work students. Terry is a Boston University alumna with a BA in sociology and an MEd in counseling. She is certified by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts as a school guidance counselor as well as a licensed certified social worker. Terry has been working in the field of career guidance for over 20 years, in both community-based and university settings. She can help you with career direction, job search, and resume advice; interview practice; and/or other career-related questions or concerns you might have. Please feel welcome to make use of this valuable resource.

To make an appointment with Terry, call the Center for Career Development at 617-353-3590.

BU CareerLink

BU CareerLink is an online hub for career resources, including a job and internship posting system that allows employers to post jobs electronically and allows you to view jobs and, in some cases, apply directly online. Remember, postings on BU CareerLink are there because employers are specifically seeking BU students and alumni.

We highly recommend that you register for CareerLink to be able to access jobs and get Career Fair information. To register, graduate students and alumni must first request a BU CareerLink account.