Career Development

About the Career Education Center

The Career Education Center (CEC) is located in the Center for Student Success. We help undergraduate students, graduate students and alumnae/i develop the skills and knowledge they need to make informed decisions about their careers in preparation for life's work.

The CEC uses a comprehensive 5 Step Career Development Model with a career curriculum that helps students and alumnae/i acquire knowledge of self, career paths, and academic and career opportunities.

The Career Education Center (CEC) is located in the Center for Student Success in Lafavour.

We are open Monday - Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm.

If you need accommodations for your phone or video appointment please contact: [email protected].

A career counselor working with a student

Our Services

Job & Internship Listings

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Handshake is the Simmons online job board for internships, full-time jobs, and other off-campus work opportunities. By completing your personal profile you will be able to search for hundreds of active openings.

Additional job listing sites are readily available to Simmons students through the Beatley Library Career Resources pages. The Beatley Career Resources section includes a specific career guide on finding jobs and internships which includes a list of job search aggregators, such as Indeed.com and SimplyHired.com.

Meet With a Coach

A career coach can help you with finding a part-time job, full-time job, internships, prepping for an interview, and discussing what you can do with a major. You can schedule an appointment any time during your academic experience at Simmons.

Career Workshops & Programs

Student Groups

The Career Education Center happily partners with student groups to lead career workshops and programs. Interested groups should complete the Student Group Workshop Request Form. Please submit at least 1 month before the proposed workshop.

Faculty & Staff

If you have questions about collaborating with the CEC on career workshops, please contact [email protected]. To submit a request, please complete Faculty/Staff Workshop Request Form at least 1 month before the proposed workshop.

Career Fairs and Employer Recruiting Events

Throughout the year a variety of employers are invited on campus to recruit Simmons students for internship, full-time, and part-time positions. The CEC also produces or co-produces a number of career fairs throughout the academic year. All events can be found in Handshake.

Center for Student Success

The Center for Student Success (CSS), located on the ground floor of LeFavour Hall, houses the Office of Undergraduate Advising, the Writing Center and Tutoring Center, the Center for Global Education, the Office of Accessibility Services, and the Career Education Center.