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The Career Education Center

We've been preparing our students for successful professional and personal lives at Simmons for more than 100 years. It's not a sideline or an afterthought for us—it's our mission.

Find a job or internship, meet with one of our career coaches, or attend a career fair or event.

Simmons student at an Internship


Experience. Applying what you learn in the classroom to real life situations. Understanding the daily demands of work. Taking risks. Gaining confidence and perspectives. These are things you don't learn from a textbook.

That's why internships and independent learning play a strong role in the Simmons curriculum.

Simmons student at an Interview

Recruiting and Networking

Do you know the secrets to finding a great job? The five things to definitely avoid in an interview? What will really set your resume apart?

Make an appointment today with a career coach, for one-on-one expert advice. Prepare for your success.

STEPS Career Plan

STEPS Career Development Plan

Preparation for life's work—it's a Simmons core value. Our step-by-step, four-year action plan helps undergraduates acquire knowledge of self, career paths, and academic and career opportunities.

Learn more about the STEPS Plan and start preparing for your life's work today.

CEC News

Social media for the job search

According to NACE (National Association of Colleges and Employers), the percentage of graduating seniors using social media in their job search has grown from 37% in 2010 to 58% in 2014.   So you may be wondering, how do I use... read more »

Student Blog: My summer internship

What is your name, major and year at Simmons? My name is Katie Pratt. I am an English major here at Simmons, Class of 2016. What are you blogging about? Today I am guest blogging for the CEC about my... read more »

Undecided? You need the new WCIDWTM

Hey, first-years and sophomores! Are you losing sleep at night over a big question looming over you: what are you going to major in? Well, lose sleep no more. Instead let your fingers do the walking across your keyboard... read more »

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CEC Announcements

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Upcoming Career Events

REGISTRATION OPENS: Road Trips to the Real World

Nov 1

Nov 1 at 1:00 AM (Ongoing through 12/12/2014) at Various Locations

WHERE WILL YOU BE DURING JANUARY BREAK? If you will be in the eastern region, from Maine down through Virginia, take advantage of the Road Trips to the Real World program, a series of employer site visits from January 5 - 16, 2015. This is your opportunity to get your foot in the door, literally, of participating employers… but space is limited so sign up right away. For some sites, spots fill up VERY quickly, so act now. The registration deadline has been extended to December 12th, 2014; register at At each site, you will get an in-depth look at how the business operates and see firsthand the potential jobs that are available. You will also network with employees and get a head start on your career choice. This is an opportunity you do not want to miss!

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School of Social Work Career Fair

Mar 3

Mar 3 at 3 PM - 6 PM at Linda K. Paresky Conference Center, MCB Third Floor

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Education Career Networking Fair

Mar 13

Mar 13 at 9 AM - 3 PM at Linda K. Paresky Conference Center, MCB Third Floor

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Spring Career & Internship Fair

Mar 25

Mar 25 at 2 PM - 5 PM at Linda K. Paresky Conference Center, MCB Third Floor

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Library & Information Science Career Fair

Apr 15

Apr 15 at 12 PM - 2 PM at Linda K. Paresky Conference Center, MCB Third Floor

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