Get Ready for the Spring Career & Internship Fair

March 16, 2015

Candidates speaking with a recruiter at the career fair

Simmons' largest annual recruitment event will bring dozens of employers to campus

By Douglas Eisenhart, Career Education Center

Seniors, excited about graduation but still need a job? Sophomores and juniors, still thinking about that summer or fall internship and feel the need to finally move on it? Grad students, are you thinking about next steps after you graduate in May?

Well, you’re all in luck. The single largest recruitment event of the year at Simmons will be held on campus on Wednesday, March 25. 

The Spring Career & Internship Fair, an annual event at Simmons, will be held from 2-5 pm in the Linda K. Paresky Conference Center. The event, produced by the Career Education Center and open to all Simmons students, brings dozens of employers to campus from across a broad range of industries, including arts and culture, communications and media, education, financial services, government, health care, human services, nonprofits, and retail and sales. 

With the job market on the rebound this year, employers are looking to staff up and recruit new talent – you! They will be on campus to recruit graduating seniors for full-time opportunities, underclassmen (well, underclass-women) for internships, and graduate students and alums for a range of positions. A selection of registered employers includes: 

  • Autism Bridges
  • Bay Cove Human Services 
  • Boston Ballet
  • Boston Medical Center
  • Brown Brothers Harriman
  • Commonwealth Financial Network
  • Cradles to Crayons 
  • Fidelity Investments 
  • IBM
  • Match Education 
  • Museum of Fine Arts
  • New England Center for Children
  • Nordstrom 
  • Peace Corps
  • Prudential 
  • Putnam Investments 
  • Somerville Community Access TV 
  • Vinfen 

. . .and many more!

What can you do to prepare? Several things, including tuning up your resume, preparing your elevator speech, practicing your best smile and handshake, and dressing for success. For more tips, including a brand new webinar on how to prepare for a career fair on the CEC’s YouTube channel as well as a full list of registered employers, visit the CEC’s website page for the Spring Career & Internship Fair. Additionally, the Spring Career & Internship Fair page on CareerLink carries more detail on each attending employer and their position openings. 

For any questions or to make an appointment with a career coach to get ready for the fair, call the CEC at 617-521-2488 or e-mail careers@simmons.edu

We hope to see you all there – and good luck! 


Douglas Eisenhart is Associate Director of the Simmons College Career Education Center.