Scott Carlson

Assistant Director, Undergraduate Career Development, Feld Center For Career & Alumni Engagement
  • BOSTON UNIVERSITY
    Questrom School of Business
    Rafik B. Hariri Building
    595 Commonwealth Avenue
    Boston, MA 02215

Scott joined the Feld Center for Career & Alumni Engagement as the Assistant Director of Undergraduate Career Development in July 2023. Prior to joining the Feld Center, Scott garnered five years of higher education experience at Suffolk University, where he worked in the Office of Graduate Admission. His most recent role before transitioning to Questrom was that of a Senior Assistant Director of Recruitment. In this capacity, he oversaw a diverse array of programs, including Suffolk’s suite of MBA programs. He had the pleasure of traveling to four countries in Africa and seven countries in South and Central America.

During his tenure at Suffolk, Scott interacted with a multitude of applicants from all backgrounds, offering them personalized guidance to refine their applications and determine the optimal program aligned with their career aspirations. Scott fostered strong collaborations with faculty program directors and managed relationships with internal stakeholders such as the Center for Career Equity & Development, as well as external partners, including several international recruitment agencies. Previous employment includes positions in community banking, retail, and manual labor.

In his current capacity, Scott supports students through individualized advising sessions. These encompass an array of services, ranging from constructive critiques of resumes and cover letters to in-depth discussions about effective job search strategies. Scott extends his guidance to reviewing offer letters, often navigating the intricate terrain of salary negotiations. He finds purpose in assisting students who are embarking on the journey of career exploration, providing valuable insights to those navigating the labyrinth of industry and functional role choices.

Scott is a first-generation college graduate and a devoted Bostonian. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Bridgewater State University, a milestone which paved the way for his subsequent achievement of an MBA from Suffolk University. His MBA studies concentrated on the realms of talent management and public-private partnerships and included an energy-industry focused travel seminar to Madrid, Spain.

Outside the realm of academia, Scott finds solace in the company of his two cherished chihuahuas, Max and Panko. He is also an avid connoisseur of vegetarian cuisine, an unsatiable learner, and an ardent supporter of his favorite Premier League team, Tottenham Hotspur.