Success After Graduation

Amazing Role Models? We Have Those.

You’ll be in good company with a BU degree, joining the likes of some impressive and accomplished alumni:

  • Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (GRS’55, Hon.’59), Nobel Peace Prize winner and civil rights leader
  • Bob Hines (ENG’97), a member of NASA’s 2017 Astronaut Candidate Class
  • Julianne Moore (CFA’83), Oscar-winning actress
  • Brian Bedol (COM’80), creator of ESPN Classic
  • Karen Lynch (Questrom’99), president of Aetna and one of Fortune’s 2017 Most Powerful Women
  • Paul Beatty (CAS’84, GRS’87), the first American to receive the Man Booker Prize for Fiction

A BU Degree Opens Doors

Thousands of employers post internship and job opportunities on BU’s Handshake career network in the course of a year. And with guidance from the Center for Career Development, you’ll master critical skills such as crafting a resume, delivering an elevator pitch, networking, or negotiating a job offer.

  • 94% of recent graduates found employment or placement in graduate programs, military service, and fellowships within six months of graduation.
  • Graduates rank #10 in the US for employability among recruiters and CEOs.
  • 2 out of 3 undergraduates complete at least one internship experience while studying at BU.
  • 600 employers participate in BU’s career fairs on campus.
  • In over 180 of the world’s countries, BU alumni are working in leading enterprises as varied as CBS Entertainment and Proctor & Gamble.

Where Our Graduates Land Jobs

BU graduates go on to do great things. Here are just a few of the companies where they have landed jobs.

Boston Celtics
Boston Children’s Hospital
Boston Consulting Group
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Dunkin’ Brands
Fidelity Investments
JetBlue Airlines
Liberty Mutual
Lockheed Martin
Marriott International
Massachusetts General Hospital
Merck & Co.
Philips Healthcare
Sanofi Genzyme
Teach for America
The White House
U.S. Department of State
U.S. House of Representatives
WME Entertainment


Feel Like a Good Fit?

You’ve seen a glimpse of the incredible experiences awaiting you at BU. Now, take the next step. Because at BU, the sky’s the limit.