At Simmons we provide career skills for lifelong career development. We advise and guide alumnae/i to make informed and meaningful career decisions at every stage of life. Whether you are just starting out, re-entering the workforce, facing a mid-career transition or other career issue, our career coaching services, programs, and resources are at your disposal.
The Career Toolkit
The CEC's Career Toolkit can assist you with all aspects of your career planning. If you want to develop a better understanding of your strengths and skills, need help preparing your resume and cover letter, want to know how to plan your job search, want advice about networking, or need to get ready for that big interview, it's all here in the toolkit! Find all the resources you need to begin your career preparation in the Career Toolkit.
Career Planning and Resources
Learn more about the full range of services available to you as a Simmons alum by visiting the CEC Services page.
As a Simmons alum you are eligible for up to four free career coaching sessions per year. The CEC's career coaches will provide tailored coaching to help you manage your career. Learn more about the CEC's career coaching program.
For the past several years The Princeton Review has noted that Simmons has an outstanding collection of career resources for students and alumnae/i. Among these are the outstanding print and online collections maintained by the staff in the Beatley Library, including a broad range of discipline-specific career guides. Visit the Career Resources page to learn more.
Whether you are facing unemployment, experiencing work dissatisfaction, or ready to make a change, the CEC is here to support and guide you in your next career move. In addition to individual career coaching the CEC also offers the "Career Health Program: Women in Transition", a unique series of classes taught by CEC Director Andrea Wolf. Visit the Navigating Career Transitions page to learn more.
The CEC maintains the CareerLink online job board for access to full- and part-time jobs, including jobs posted by fellow Simmons alums under "Simmons Hiring Simmons". To learn more about this and other job listings visit the Jobs page.
The CEC produces a calendar of career events during the academic year that includes skill-building workshops and career exploration and recruitment events, including career fairs. See the current calendar of upcoming events on the Career Events & Programs page.
Perhaps one of the greatest benefits of being a Simmons alum is your fellow Simmons alums! The Simmons alumnae/i network is a national (and international) community of professionals accessible for networking and mutual career support, whatever your field. Learn more here.
As an important part of the Simmons community, alumnae/i are in a unique position to contribute to the career needs of current Simmons students. Many of you are in the working world and have much that you can offer to current students. Visit the How Alums Can Help page to see several valuable career-related ways that you can help give back to the Simmons community.
For More Information
If you have any career-related questions as a Simmons alumna/us, feel free to contact the CEC at (617) 521-2488 or firstname.lastname@example.org. We look forward to hearing from you!