Explore possible career paths and majors, kickstart your job or internship search, pick up helpful tips for applying to graduate school, and more through our comprehensive career tools and resources.

Resumes and Cover Letters

Review and download “Simmons-Approved” sample resumes and sample cover letters by major.


TruTalent provides users with an assessment of their own unique personality types to make informed decisions about future employment. Click on Login in the top right, and then enter the Access Key: GFBFWBK

Gallup’s CliftonStrengths can help with personal and professional growth by assessing your unique strengths. Simmons students can contact the CEC to receive their top 5 Strengths Report free!

O*Net (mynextmove.org/explore/ip) helps you understand which careers you might want to explore by examining your interests around various work activities.


LinkedIn provides users with professional networking and portfolio presenting, skill development and job search tools. Students also have access to LinkedIn Learning, which includes video courses taught by industry experts in software, creative arts, and business.

Simmons Network provides Simmons alumnx with a network of fellow graduates, professionals, and mentorship opportunities.

Career Exploration

Beatley Library Career Guides breaks down careers by topic or discipline and includes helpful info on volunteering and mentoring, salary negotiation, studying and working abroad, and more.

Career Spots is an interactive website with a variety of videos centered around career readiness.

The Occupational Outlook Handbook provides users with a breakdown of statistics based on occupational group and includes information such as pay, growth, recently projected, and field of study.

O*Net My Next Move asks users “what do you want to do for a living?” and provides a search engine for exploring careers by keywords, industry, or interest areas.

Mass CIS provides occupational and educational information to help Massachusetts residents make more informed decisions about school and career.

What Can I Do With This Major lets users explore possible career paths for each major and learn strategies on how to succeed in each field.

Buzzfile is a listing site that shows which companies hire which major programs by state and has info including company name, address, employee number, and industry.

Graduate School

Peterson's Graduate School Search Tool provides profiles on over 30,399 programs, including fields of study, degree, computer facilities, library facilities, research projects, funding and affiliations, and student services and housing.

OWL provides students with writing advice, personal statement drafting, reference request etiquette, and grad school profiles for reference to aid in the graduate school application process.

Job & Internship Search

Handshake provides current students and alumnx with professionally vetted jobs, internships, fellowships, and other career related opportunities.

Idealist aims to help build a world where all people can lead free and dignified lives; it provides resources for jobs, internships, volunteer opportunities, organizations, graduate schools, and mutual aid groups.

Interviewing & Negotiating

Big Interview is a virtual job interview tool that uses video lessons from experts and AI-based virtual practice tools. Register using your Simmons credentials. Current students, login with your Simmons email account.

Payscale.com is a compensation analysis tool integrating AI-powered software with salary data aimed to help users get the right pay for positions.

Salary.com is data and intuitive software that provides both employers and employees with trusted information to make informed career decisions.

Glassdoor provides information about careers from current and previous employees, including salaries and ratings of different agencies.

Career Handouts

Check out these how-to handouts on topics like interviewing, negotiating, networking and more.

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Simmons Library Career Guides

Simmons Library Career Guides break down careers by topic or discipline and includes helpful info on volunteering and mentoring, salary negotiation, studying and working abroad, and more.

Career Guides

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The Career Education Center

The Career Education Center is here to empower all Simmons students and alumnx with the expertise, skills, and resources to engage in, access, and explore diverse opportunities for their life’s work, integrating their passion with their purpose in meaningful careers.