Misty Start

Lecturer, Management & Organizations Senior Director of Career Services and Strategy, Feld Center For Career & Alumni Engagement
  • Phone 617-353-2835
  • Office 104E
  • BOSTON UNIVERSITY
    Questrom School of Business
    Rafik B. Hariri Building
    595 Commonwealth Avenue
    Boston, MA 02215

Misty Start joined the Feld Center for Career and Alumni Engagement in November 2022 as the Senior Director of Career Services and Strategy. In this role, Misty leads a talented team of career educators by developing and implementing career education strategy that will allow undergraduate and graduate students to thrive in an evolving business landscape.

Prior to joining the Feld Center, Misty served in career leadership positions at Babson College and Franklin Pierce University where she similarly set career strategy, supervised dynamic teams, and successfully delivered numerous high-impact programs and initiatives. As a first-generation college student and job seeker in global markets, she appreciates the unique bridges and barriers each student will navigate throughout the career journey. Misty takes a collaborative approach to career development in which students’ identities, backgrounds, and experiences are honored, valued, and celebrated.

Misty earned her Bachelor of Arts and Master of Education from Franklin Pierce University, and she is currently enrolled in the Doctor of Education in Higher Education Leadership program at Regis College. Beyond academic and professional endeavors, Misty is deeply committed to philanthropic initiatives that empower underprivileged communities and promote diversity and inclusion. In her leisure, she enjoys international travel, adventure-based recreation, and exploring the city of Boston with her dogs, Bay and Beacon.

Questions? Email Misty at startm@bu.edu.