Career support at Boston University is a community of careers offices, both specialized and general, as well as additional resources. Students at the schools/colleges listed below have access to the associated specialized career office as well as the CCD. Employers are welcome to connect with the career office(s) that best fit their recruiting needs, whether general or highly targeted.
University-Wide Career Support
Center for Career Development
Serving undergraduate and graduate students and alumni from all schools/colleges. In addition, the CCD is the primary career center for students from the following:
- College and Graduate School of Arts & Sciences (includes computer science, economics, liberal arts, life sciences, and social sciences)
- College of Fine Arts
- College of General Studies
- College of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College
- Faculty of Computing and Data Sciences
- Pardee School of Global Studies
- School of Social Work
- School of Theology
- Wheelock College of Education and Human Development
A Note on Student/Alumni Eligibility
- Students (both full-time and part-time) in and alumni of on-campus degree programs are eligible for all services, events, and resources.
- Students (both full-time and part-time) in and alumni of online degree programs are eligible for all services, events, and resources with the exception of appointments (both career counseling and document reviews) and on-campus interviews.
- Exchange students are welcome to utilize the information available on our public website and blog and are welcome to attend CCD on-campus career fairs.
- Students enrolled in and alumni of certificate or non-credit/non-degree programs are welcome to utilize the information available on our public website and blog and are welcome to attend CCD on-campus career fairs.
Specialized Career Support
Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine
School of Medicine Career Planning
The BUSM Student Affairs Office provides MD students with an integrated system for career advising and coordinates resources to guide you through your career planning.
Graduate Medical Sciences Professional Life
GMS connects its students and postdoctoral trainees with a wide array of professional development, career exploration, and mentorship opportunities.
College of Communication Career Services
COM Career Services provides career coaching appointments to students and alumni who are obtaining/have obtained degrees housed in the College of Communications.* Our appointments can be conducted in person or remotely. Our coaches are experienced at navigating the communication job market and are valuable resources in achieving your career goals.
*Please note, COM Career Services does not serve COM Minors or students obtaining degrees at other colleges at BU including, but not limited to the MET school or Pardee school. The MA in International Affairs with a Specialization in International Communication degree is housed in the Pardee School.
College of Engineering Career Development Office
Serving undergraduate and graduate students in biomedical engineering, computer engineering, electrical engineering, materials science, mechanical engineering, photonics, and systems engineering, with concentrations available in manufacturing, aerospace, technology innovation, nanotechnology, and energy technologies and environmental engineering. Programs focus on developing “Societal Engineers,” innovators that are able to link material learned in coursework to real-world solutions.
Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine Career Resources
Serving all pre-doctoral students, post-doctoral residents, and alumni to provide support for career goals; part of the GSDM Student Affairs office.
Metropolitan College Career Services
Career development appointments tailored to the needs of online and on-campus degree-seeking students in the Metropolitan College.
Professional Development & Postdoctoral Affairs
Professional Development & Postdoctoral Affairs (PDPA) offers programs, resources, and services that are tailored to meet the specific needs of doctoral students, postdoctoral scholars, and their faculty mentors.
Questrom School of Business
Feld Center for Career & Alumni Engagement
Serving all undergraduate and graduate business students with career development and workforce readiness, connections to employers and alumni through recruiting and networking opportunities.
School of Hospitality Administration Marriott Career Center
Serving undergraduate students interested in all aspects of the hospitality business (hotel & lodging, food & beverage, casino & gaming operations, marketing, sales, accounting, finance, revenue management, event management, travel & tourism, sports and entertainment). Students are required to complete two internships and an international experience before graduation.
School of Law
Career Development Office
Serving graduate students completing the JD program (with options for concentrations in intellectual property, health law, international law, transactional law, and litigation and dispute resolution).
Graduate Programs Professional Development
Serving graduate students in the LLM programs (American Law, Banking & Financial Law, Intellectual Property, Taxation, and an Executive LLM in International Business Law, and Taxation).
School of Public Health Career & Practicum Office
Serving graduate students completing master’s and doctoral programs in seven areas: biostatistics; community health sciences; environmental health; epidemiology; global health; and health law, policy, and management.