Simmons at a Glance
Simmons College is a nationally distinguished small university founded in 1899 and located in the heart of Boston. Our undergraduate college provides exceptional liberal arts education and pre-professional programs integrated with career preparation for approximately 2,000 women.
Simmons also offers coeducational graduate programs through four renowned graduate schools serving over 2,700 students: the College of Arts and Sciences, the Graduate School of Library & Information Science, the School of Nursing and Health Sciences, and the School of Social Work. A fifth graduate school, the School of Management, is the first women-only business school in the US (click here to contact the SOM Career Services office).
The Simmons Difference
At Simmons, we prepare our students to add value to your organization immediately. In fact, preparing our students to build successful careers and lead meaningful lives has been Simmons' mission for over 100 years, going back to founder John Simmons' original vision to create an institution of higher learning to educate women for independent livelihoods.
Today's Simmons students receive extraordinary professional preparation, with an emphasis on intellectual exploration, analytical skills, integrated with real-world experience. We are dedicated to preparing students for success in their chosen profession, thereby providing you with exceptional candidates for employment. This preparation has secured our excellent reputation among employers in such fields as biotechnology, health care, business, publishing, broadcasting, finance, the arts, information science, government, and education.
Experiential learning is central to each student's experience at Simmons. Our students gain practical experience through internships, clinical placements, practicums, field study, service learning, and study abroad. Our location in the heart of Boston enables students to secure part-time, summer, and internship opportunities while studying for their degrees, so that they gain the experience they need to succeed in a variety of workplaces.
It all adds up to what we call "The Simmons Difference."
Simmons Students and the Workplace
Blessed by our location in the heart of one of the nation's most vibrant urban areas, over the years Simmons has forged deep and lasting partnerships with many of the city's and region's major employers. This means that Simmons students and graduates can be found working in organizations throughout the region. We also seek out and work with newer, start-up enterprises that represent the region's innovation economy and future growth, as well as employers beyond the Massachusetts and New England borders — in fact, beyond US borders as well. Simmons students and graduates can be found everywhere.
Learn more about where Simmons students go in the workplace.
For More Information
If you are new to Simmons College you can also learn more about the breadth and depth of our world-class programs by visiting the following links:
Simmons Graduate Schools and Programs
Post Jobs & Internships
Employers seeking to hire Simmons students and alumnae/i can use two different online job boards for recruitment purposes. The two job boards are CareerLink, for off-campus opportunities, and CA$H, for on-campus and work-study positions. Employers can use these job boards to advertise full-time, part-time, internship, and volunteer opportunities.
Recruit at Simmons
The CEC provides several different recruiting options to allow you to connect with Simmons students and alums. Learn more here
Maps & Directions
Simmons College is located at 300 The Fenway in Boston, Massachusetts. The college campus can be accessed via car and public transit
Next Career Event
Mar 13, 2014 at 12:00pm at Northeastern University Cabot Cage