When Does Recruiting Happen For My Career Cluster?

Does this situation sound familiar? It’s September. You’re a liberal arts or science major (let’s say, history or physics), and your roommate, who’s majoring in finance, has been applying to jobs and internships on EagleLink left and right and has been in-and-out of the Career Center for info sessions and interviews. You ask yourself: What gives? Where are the opportunities that I’m interested in? Why … Continue reading When Does Recruiting Happen For My Career Cluster?

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?

Why Does Everyone Have a Job or Internship Already?

The school year has barely begun and you are already hearing that people have jobs or internships lined up for next summer. How is this possible? Yes, it’s true that some students are returning from summer with their jobs or internships secured for next summer. But understand two things—first, it’s not everyone (not even close) and second, this has everything to do with the hiring … Continue reading Why Does Everyone Have a Job or Internship Already?

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