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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

Internships

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

Go west young grad!

One of the many benefits¬†of going to school at Simmons is its location in Boston, a walkable city with numerous business, entertainment and cultural advantages.¬† Not to mention the presence of dozens of colleges and universities and upward of 250,000... read more »

Top ten career tips

Recently I was a guest at the School of Management Spring Networking Dinner. Along with the other faculty and staff present I was asked to stand up and offer a career tip, one piece of advice to the assembled undergraduates,... read more »

Mind the (skills) gap

A regular topic of discussion that comes up amongst career coaches and career service professionals is whether employers of recent college graduates more favorably value hard skills (such as subject area and technical expertise) or soft skills (such as... read more »

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CEC Announcements

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Upcoming Career Events

MERC Education Career Fair

Apr 24

Apr 24, 2014 at 9:30am at Northeastern University Cabot Cage

For any students interested in the Education field, the MERC Education Career Fair is a great opportunity to meet employers from public schools, private schools, charter schools, and other educational ventures. Over 80 employers from throughout Massachusetts and beyond attended this event in 2013. Registration packets for the MERC Education Career Fair will be available through the Career Education Center in February 2014.

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