Find or post a job

Landing a new job as a BU alum


Handshake is BU’s official job board and career management platform for students and alumni. Complete your profile to see a curated collection of opportunities that are best suited to your interests and experience.

While this resource is open to all BU alumni and students, most listings are seeking candidates with fewer than 10 years’ experience.

Find a career advisor

Both students and alumni can access the University-wide Career Advisory Network (CAN). There are more than 8,000 volunteer advisors ready and eager to assist their fellow Terriers with career support like informational interviews, long-term mentoring, résumé review, or job shadowing. You can filter results by industry, company, geography, education, and more.

Center for Career Development

Even beyond graduation, the Center for Career Development remains a valuable resource for alumni in the midst of a job search. Find advice on crafting your cover letter, refreshing your résumé, nailing your interviews, and much more.

Boston University Alumni LinkedIn Group

The Boston University Alumni LinkedIn Group is a digital hub where over 40,000 Terriers are asking questions, providing advice, and sharing opportunities among their fellow alumni.

How to hire BU students and alumni

Recruiting on Handshake

If you are looking to fill an open internship or job opportunity, make sure your fellow Terriers are among the first to know. If you’d like to list a position on Handshake, BU’s official job board, please sign up as an employer or contact the Center for Career Development for assistance.

Sharing on the alumni LinkedIn group

Over 40,000 alumni and current students are members of the official Boston University Alumni LinkedIn group, a digital hub where members can effectively leverage the full potential of the global alumni network. Become a member of the group and start a conversation with your fellow Terriers about open job and internship opportunities today!

Campus recruiting resources

The Center for Career Development provides a number of ways for employers to connect directly with BU students on campus. Engagement opportunities include career fairs, employer meet-and-greets, employers in residence, and more.

Part-time & summer student employment

The Student Job Service offered through BU’s Student Employment Office provides a no-fee listing service for permanent part-time jobs and part-time or full-time summer positions. Learn more about this program or post your position today.