For Undergraduates

Career Planning & Resources

CEC Services

Our services include individual career coaching, career workshops and programs, career fairs and employer recruiting events, and more.

STEPS Career Development Plan

STEPS = Steps To Explore Prepare Succeed. The STEPS Career Development Plan provides an action plan for you to follow to help you acquire knowledge about yourself, career paths, and academic and career opportunities.

Career Coaching

Learning how to manage your career is an often neglected but very important companion to your college education. Statistics show that, on average, over your work life you may change jobs over ten times and change careers three to five times.

Adult Learners (Dix Scholars)

The CEC offers resources and customized support and services just for our adult undergraduate students.

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 banks, CareerLink and CA$H; as well as additional selected off-site resources beyond Simmons.

Humanities 370 Career Course

Humanities 370 (HUM-370) is a career preparation course taught by the Career Education Center staff. It is designed to provide students with knowledge of the professional skills, behaviors and career competencies necessary for a successful pre-professional internship experience and their future career development.

Check out the STEPS Career Development Plan

To learn more about the STEPS Career Development Plan based on the 5 Step Model and developed specifically for Simmons undergraduate students, visit the STEPS Plan page.

Find a Job or Internship

Check out CA$H for on-campus and work-study jobs, CareerLink for internships and full-time jobs, and the other job boards and resources we've compiled.

Meet with a Career Coach

Wondering where to start? Let us help. Drop by Monday or Tuesday from 3:00-4:30 or Wednesday or Thursday from 1:30-3:00; or, make an appointment at a time convenient to you.

Next Career Event

Employer Information Table: Catholic Charities

Oct 27, 2014 at 11 AM - 2 PM at Main College Building, Fens Lobby (MCB Lower Level)

For more than 100 years, Catholic Charities has continued its mission of building a just and compassionate society rooted in the dignity of all people. The agency provides nearly 90 programs and services throughout Eastern Massachusetts. Their services respond to the needs of the poor and working poor, provide supportive services to children and families, and assist refugees and immigrants as they become active participants in their communities. Last year, Catholic Charities served over 200,000 people in need of all faiths. Catholic Charities has over 500 employees in different fields including child care, education, human services and nonprofit administration. To see a complete list of job openings visit www.ccab.org/job-openings. They are an equal opportunity employer. For more information, drop by their employer information table on October 27 outside of the Fens.

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