4 Ways to Know if a Career Path is Right for You

How do you figure out if a career path you are intending to embark on is right for you? Knowing thyself and exploring various facets within a career field are some ways to help you begin to answer that question. Here are four ways to help you get started:  1. What are you good at and what do you enjoy? Have you ever noticed that … Continue reading 4 Ways to Know if a Career Path is Right for You

The Path of Much Resistance

If your parents are anything like mine they have two priorities for you: that you find a career that makes you happy and that you have financial security in your post-college life. And if you’re anything like me, what makes you happy may not be correlated with financial security. Among the many things I learned while a student at BC, two have stuck with me … Continue reading The Path of Much Resistance

4 Reasons to Take a Self-Assessment Inventory

OK, you may be asking what a self-assessment inventory even is? In a few words, it is a “test” that you can take that will help you learn about what you might want to do for a career. The good news it that these inventories aren’t really tests and there are no right or wrong answers. In my opinion, those are the best kinds of … Continue reading 4 Reasons to Take a Self-Assessment Inventory

3 Things I Wish I Knew About Career Exploration as an Undergrad—Words from a 2019 Grad

Hello! My name is Elena and I graduated from BC this past May. I worked at the Career Center as a Peer Career Coach starting the spring of my junior year and I have returned post-grad to work as a Graduate Assistant while I pursue my master’s degree in higher education. As I have started to navigate life post-grad (it does go on!), I have … Continue reading 3 Things I Wish I Knew About Career Exploration as an Undergrad—Words from a 2019 Grad

What is a Career Cluster?

The Career Center has designed six career clusters to support the diverse interests among Boston College students. Once you have narrowed down your career interests, you can join a career cluster. Within each cluster you will find a specialized career coach with industry expertise as well as resources, programs, and events to help you prepare for a career in your field of interest and launch … Continue reading What is a Career Cluster?

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