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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

Demystifying networking: 10 tips to making successful connections

Even just hearing the word Networking may conjure scary images of a room full of strangers, all eyes on you, waiting for you to make the first move. Step 1: disregard this initial reaction and think more along the lines of a... read more »

Meet the CEC staff - student edition!

While the Career Education Center (CEC) employs several full-time staff members (whose photos and bios are available on our Meet The Staff page), our office would not be able to operate as effectively in serving you if not for our... read more »

Avoiding a quarterlife crisis

This past week a senior student mentioned to me that she thought she was having a "quarterlife crisis".   She described feeling stressed and anxious about her future.  Her career decision making process was filled with starts and stops; she thought she had... read more »

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CEC Announcements

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Upcoming Career Events

Employer Information Table: US Army

Oct 30

Oct 30 at 11 AM - 2 PM at Main College Building, Fens Lobby (MCB Lower Level)

Stop by the Fens Lobby on October 30 to meet with a career counselor from the US Army. They have over 152 different job training/career opportunities. They are seeking anyone who is in searching of part-time/full-time opportunities with the Army. In return, they can offer financial assistance to help pay for college, further your education/paid job training, and help with loan repayment.

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Employer Information Table: The Bowdoin Group

Nov 4

Nov 4 at 11 AM - 2 PM at Main College Building, Fens Lobby (MCB Lower Level)

The Bowdoin Group provides customized recruitment solutions ranging from executive search to technology contracting. Their industry and domain expertise allow them to partner with market leaders and disruptors.  Since 1994, they've placed thousands of professionals throughout North America and the United Kingdom, and they have been named one of the fastest growing private companies in Massachusetts by the Boston Business Journal for three years. They are looking to recruit students from all majors. To find out more, stop by their employer information table outside the Fens on November 4.

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Employer Information Table: Global Vision International

Nov 5

Nov 5 at 11 AM - 2 PM at Main College Building, 1st Floor Lobby

Global Vision International is a not-for-profit, UK-based organization that was founded in 1997 to provide support to international charities, non-profits and governmental agencies through volunteering opportunities, 6-month internship programs and direct funding. GVI is a recognized leader in international volunteering and has sent over 10,000 volunteers overseas to aid critical environmental and humanitarian programs. They offer 150 programs in community development, ocean and wildlife conservation and English teaching. Their internships are open to all majors and require no specific skills set—interns receive all training on the field. Stop by their table in the Main College Building 1st Floor Lobby on November 5th to find out more!

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Employer Information Session: Fidelity Investments

Nov 6

Nov 6 at 5 PM - 6:30 PM at Career Resource Center, SOM First Floor - M106

One of the best ways to learn about Fidelity and their products and services is through a position in client and customer service groups. These roles can give you a broad-based overview of their industry-leading products and services for individuals and businesses alike. Please join them for a session with a Fidelity associate to learn more about career opportunities within their Personal & Workplace Investing businesses.

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Employer Information Table: East Harlem Tutorial Program

Nov 6

Nov 6 at 11 AM - 2 PM at Fens Lobby, Main College Building (MCB) Lower Level

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