Prepare for the STEM and Healthcare Career and Internship Fair—Tips from an Employer

Are you planning on attending the STEM and Healthcare Career and Internship Fair on Thursday, October 3? Looking for how to prepare? Read below for some tips from Kate French, Sr. Talent Acquisition Coordinator at Boston Children’s Hospital on the things that students should do to prepare for the fair. Do research in advance. “Familiarize yourself with which companies will be attending, and do some … Continue reading Prepare for the STEM and Healthcare Career and Internship Fair—Tips from an Employer

6 Post Career Fair Tips

You did it! You attended a career fair. Congratulations on taking a positive step forward in your career journey! Pat yourself on the back! Do you know what your next steps are? What you do after the fair is almost as important as attending the fair itself. Take a look at these tips to keep the momentum going. Follow up. Follow up with every recruiter. … Continue reading 6 Post Career Fair Tips

I Didn’t Find What I Was Looking For at the Career Fair…And That’s OK.

All spruced up in my new suit, I went to the career fair last year ready to chat with employers.  As a biology and applied psychology and human development major, I had little to no interest in all of the fancy business companies that were present, but I decided to give it a shot, and to see if maybe a company would grab my attention. … Continue reading I Didn’t Find What I Was Looking For at the Career Fair…And That’s OK.

3 Simple Steps to Follow to Have a Great Conversation with an Employer

Let’s say you’re at a party, and you meet another guest who introduces himself by saying, “Hi, my name is Baldwin, and I’m a sophomore at Boston College, and I’m studying English, and I’m thinking about declaring a minor in journalism, but I’m really so busy with writing for the Heights, that’s the student newspaper, and volunteering at a local women’s shelter, and going to … Continue reading 3 Simple Steps to Follow to Have a Great Conversation with an Employer

How the Fall Career and Internship Fair Will Help You

“If you stay ready, you never have to get ready.” It’s a phrase that urges preparedness for the things ahead, so that when the time comes and there’s no time to waste, you’re right where you need to be. You can imagine what this looks like in the context of your academics. It means completing your assigned readings on time so you’re not caught off … Continue reading How the Fall Career and Internship Fair Will Help You

You Do Not Have to Wear Gucci to the Career Fair

I get it—you can spot anyone in a suit on career fair day from a mile away. Where did they come from? Why do I suddenly feel the urge to make a resume? And hey, there’s no shame in wanting to look nice for a career event—I do it, too.  But don’t let that deter you from making your own debut at the career fair, … Continue reading You Do Not Have to Wear Gucci to the Career Fair

3 Reasons It’s OK to Skip the Fall Career and Internship Fair

No, that’s not a typo. The Career Center IS telling you it may be OK to skip the Fall Career and Internship Fair. Let us explain. The Fall Fair is our largest event of the semester and has opportunities for all students who wish to pursue them. However, for some, there may be other opportunities that are a better fit. Take a look through our … Continue reading 3 Reasons It’s OK to Skip the Fall Career and Internship Fair