Career Resources

Career Resources includes access to the extensive print collection and online career collections in Beatley Library; the CEC site's resources and tools, including the CEC job bank, Handshake; as well as additional selected off-site resources beyond Simmons.

Beatley Library Career Resources

  • Simmons Library Home Page
  • Career Resources Main Page
  • Career Guides Index Page
  • Additional Career Guides
  • Career Guides by Discipline
  • Job Hunting Online
  • Self-Assessment Tools
  • Resumes, Curriculum Vitae, and Cover Letters
  • Licensed Third Party E-Resources
    • All Simmons E-resources
    • Internships USA
    • VAULT - Career Insider Guides

CEC Guides & How-To Advice

These guides, how-to articles, sample resumes and cover letters, forms, and related documents created by the CEC can be found linked throughout this site but also reside in the Career Resources section. They are grouped into the following categories, all found on the CEC Guides and How-To's index page:

  • About Simmons
  • Alumnae/i
  • Career Toolkit
  • Employers
  • Faculty Forms
  • Handshake
  • STEPS Plan

Job & Internship Listings

  • Handshake - Internships and full- and part-time jobs, plus selected volunteer and fellowship opportunities

For additional job bank information see:

Job Hunting Online - Library guide with access to numerous additional online jobs databases and aggregators

Library Guide to Internships

Selected Regional and National Resources

Selected Regional and National Resources


  • MA Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development


  • DOL (US Department of Labor)
  • BLS ( Bureau of Labor Statistics)
  • OOH (Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2010-11 Edition)
  • Quintessential Careers

Career Tools

The CEC works with several 3rd parties to license career tools that we feel are of benefit to the Simmons community. For more information, visit the Career Tools page:

Career Webinars

The CEC also licenses selected other career-related content deemed of value for Simmons students and alums. An example is this webinar providing advice and information about getting into graduate school, presented by noted career expert Donald Asher:

  • Gaining Admission to Graduate School

Additional webinars on other career-related topics will be posted here as they become available.

Additional Career Resources for Undergraduates

Library career resources:

  • Career Exploration
  • Graduate School Planning
  • Internships

Additional Career Resources for Graduate Students

The following are all found here on the CEC site:

  • Graduate Students section
  • CAS Graduate Studies
  • SLIS
  • SNHS
  • SSW