Careers

Simmons SOM graduate students represent a rich talent pool, with a wide range of experience and career goals. To meet their needs, the Career Services Office (CSO) provides tailored support, including individual career advising and employer advocacy. The CSO team provides students with the tools, skills, and guidance required to conduct an effective career transition or job search. A customized online recruiting and job-posting database allows students and alumnae/i to research employment opportunities and to learn about companies that are interested in Simmons SOM graduates.

Individual Career Advising

We offer individual career advising to help students strategize their career options, and develop/execute a successful job search plan. We partner with students to help them position themselves strategically as they prepare their self-marketing tools. These include crafting a marketing-driven resume, elevator pitch, success stories and cover letters. In addition, students can develop and practice interview and networking techniques. Lastly, we provide counsel to students as they evaluate opportunities and negotiate offers.

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Career Workshops & Speaker Series

This is a combination of skills-based workshops, guest speakers, industry panels, and information sessions that will help students and alumnae/i (in the midst of a job search or transition) explore career options and expand professional networks. Each event is designed to prepare students and alumnae/i throughout the various stages of their job search, from self-assessment to the final interview/offer phase. Please watch the student and alumnae/i announcements closely for detailed information about upcoming workshops and guest speakers.

Employer & Alumnae/i Networking Events

The CSO hosts employer throughout the year — from traditional career fairs to more intimate gatherings — where employers visit the SOM to network with students interested in learning about their organizations, as well as to have substantive conversations with potential candidates. In addition, students can network with alumnae/i guests to learn about their organizations, and to build relationships with seasoned professionals from the SOM community.

Career Connect - Job Postings from Employer Partners

Career Connect is the SOM's customized online recruiting and job listings database, which allows students to learn about job opportunities and companies interested in Simmons SOM candidates. We also use this database to house important information about students' and alumnae/i's career interests.

Boston MBA Career Services Consortium

Simmons partners with seven Boston-area business schools to provide students with networking and career events that incorporate the city's MBA community.

Information for External Networking Events

The Academic Programs Office Update is a weekly newsletter created and maintained by the Programs Office. The purpose of the Update is to inform students about SOM happenings, course updates, job opportunities, events, and other pertinent information. 

The CSO Update is a weekly newsletter created and maintained by the CSO. The purpose of this update is to inform SOM students and alumnae/i of career development opportunities, career events, job posting, and other career related information.