The Career Development Center has contracted with Handshake, one of the fastest growing providers of mobile career services technology, including on-campus recruiting, job and internship postings, career event sign-up, contact management, and outcomes tracking (watch a 90-second video overview). Internally branded as Ram Recruiter, this platform will transform the way you have—or will—interact with Suffolk students and alumni.
At your earliest opportunity, you may create a company profile for your company and a profile for yourself. This should not take more than 5-10 minutes. Simply click here to register on Handshake and to start posting jobs and internships.
Post a Job or Internship
Employers can easily post internships and full time job opportunities on Handshake, our online career management tool. If you have not used Handshake before, you can easily create an account by clicking on the link.
Employer Recruiting Policies
Thank you for working with Suffolk University’s Career Development Center. We require that you follow several important policies and best practices, including those set by the National Association of Colleges and Employers’ Principles of Recruiting and Employment.
Many employers come to campus to interview students for both full time and internship opportunities. If you would like to recruit Suffolk University’s talented students, please reserve an on-campus interview date with our Employer Relations team.
Recruiting Events & Career Fairs
One of the best ways to interact with our students is to attend one of our many events held throughout the year. Our annual Job Fair and Internship Fair, held every March, draws over 300 students. Other events are major and industry-specific panels, mock interview day, information sessions and career expo/networking events. All our events can be viewed on Handshake.
Employer Advisory Board
The Career Development Center (CDC) has partnered with a number of distinctive employers representing diverse sectors of the Boston market. The Employer Advisory Board (EAB) represents an enhanced and mutually beneficial collaboration in which employers gain a better understanding of Suffolk students and their professional development, and the University gains a more in depth perspective on company goals, industry trends, and the economic outlook of the metropolitan area.
A-- Assist in evaluating CDC strategic goals and initiatives to ensure that they align with employer priorities.
D-- Discover what makes Suffolk students and alumni uniquely prepared to enter the workforce as interns and employees.
V-- Visualize the career center of the future, based on your hiring needs and schedule.
I-- Influence the way CDC staff prepare students for changing markets and economic conditions.
S-- Share knowledge and information about recruiting trends and hiring practices, as well as any feedback about new hires in the workplace.
E-- Enhance your visibility on campus and strengthen your brand through greater engagement with students and alumni
One breakfast meeting per semester (fall and spring). Optional programming over the academic year.
Your contribution: Only your expertise, experience, and candid feedback! No fee to join and no dues. Fees for on-campus career fairs sponsored by the CDC are waived for employers of active members.
Two-year term: To build community and consistency over time. When necessary, a board member can send a replacement to represent the employer.
Connect with Laura Marchant, Associate Director of Employer Relations and New Business Development.
Members of The Board
Julianna Akuamoah is Senior Vice President of Diversity & Talent Management at Hill Holliday, with a demonstrated history of working in the marketing and advertising industry. Skilled in Operations Management, Talent Acquisition, Diversity & Inclusion, Business Strategy and Process Improvement. Juliana’s passions are dance, art, and organizational behavior and leadership, to name a few. Human resources professional with a degree in Neuroscience focused in Psychobiology from Wellesley College.
Juanita Allen is the Recruitment and Outreach Manager for the Office of Diversity and Equal Opportunity in the Human Resources Division for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. She has been with the Commonwealth for over 19 years, and has received many awards and accolades including the “Manuel Carballo Governor’s Award for Excellence in Public Service.” Juanita received a Bachelor’s degree in Public Relations from Howard University.
Nicholas Assad is a Senior Recruiter for Grubhub, the country's leading web commerce platform for ordering and delivering take-out food, currently controlling half of the U.S. food-delivery market. His focus is in the product and technology space. Previously, he helped build large-scale teams for Wayfair, where he helped grow the company to more than 10,000 employees in just one year. Nick brings 9+ years of sales and recruiting experience, both in the agency and corporate settings. Nick received his bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and Management from Lesley University.
Dom Caccavelli is an IT Business Process Manager for Bose Corporation with over 33 years of work experience in Manufacturing, Retail and IT industries. One of his focus areas is managing a team of Bose CIS (IT) Future Talent Program Participants where he recruits and hires college graduates as full time employees. During their first 12 to 18 months at Bose he develops their career rotating them through three or four IT departments so they understand the Bose culture, capabilities, products and business processes before being placed in their permanent position. He received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration & Computer Science from Providence College and has a Certificate of Special Studies in Administration and Management from Harvard University. Prior to Bose Dom worked for Raytheon Company for 10 years and owned and operated his own retail liquor store for 8 years.
Alexa (Ali) Ciampi is a Sales Executive at NFP. NFP is a leading insurance broker and consultant that provides employee benefits, property & casualty, retirement, and individual insurance and wealth management solutions. Ali has over six years of insurance industry experience, and is a licensed Life, Health and Accident broker in MA. She also has several years of hospitality experience, both in service and management. Ali received her Bachelor’s degree in Business Management from Suffolk University.
Julie DeLillo is the Director of Human Resources for the Town of Swampscott. Julie started her career in the financial world first as a manager of a loan department and then as an internal auditor. During her time at Filene’s as an internal auditor, she was approached to take on the role of Benefits Manager. Since then Julie has advanced her role within HR to her current level of Director where she heads up the Department. Julie has worked in both the for profit and not-for-profit world. Julie has a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management, a Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) and a Juris Doctorate from Suffolk Law School.
Lisa George is the Human Resources Director for Edelstein & Company LLP, a CPA firm committed to building lasting relationships with its clients and team members. With over 20 years of experience in the professional services industry, Lisa is responsible for directing all facets of the firm's human resources function area. This includes developing talent brand initiatives; evaluating and participating in staff development; implementing strategic human resource policies, process, and technologies. Lisa received her bachelor's degree in Consumer and Family Studies with a minor in Business Administration from the University of New Hampshire. She also holds SHRM-CP and PHR certifications.
Randi Hopkins is Director of Visual Arts at the Boston Center for the Arts, where she oversees the BCA’s Mills Gallery, Artist Residency program, and Artist Studios Building. She was formerly Associate Curator at the Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, co-founder and co-director of Allston Skirt Gallery, and weekly arts columnist for the Boston Phoenix. She also teaches contemporary art history in the Art & Music Department at Simmons College. Randi received her Bachelor’s degree in Comparative Literature and German from Brown University, and her JD from New York University School of Law.
Bianca Lonergan is the Controller for Fairbanks Energy Services, a full-service design/build energy conservation firm that provides energy conservation services for commercial and industrial clients throughout the country. Bianca started her career at Fidelity Investments, in their Corporate Accounting team. She continued within the Finance and Accounting fields at Boston based companies and start-ups such as EXOS and Zipcar. Bianca graduated from Suffolk University with a BSBA in Accounting, and an MBA in International Business.
Jessi Marquart is a Talent Acquisition Specialist for Enterprise Holdings, where she’s been for 13 years. She joined Enterprise Holdings as a Management Trainee, and worked her way up through Assistant and Branch Manager positions. She started her career in public relations, but soon decided it wasn’t the right fit. Jessi received her Bachelor’s degree in Public Relations/Image Management from Central Missouri State.
Geronimo Martinez is a Manager of Internal Audit at Biogen Corporation, a biotechnology company headquartered in Cambridge, MA. Prior to joining Biogen in 2015, Geronimo spent three and a half years within the Internal Audit group at iRobot Corporation, a home robotics company. He also spent 5 years at PwC in their external audit practice focused on middle market clients. He holds undergraduate and MSA degrees from Suffolk University and is also a Certified Public Accountant in MA.
Anat Shaked is a human resources professional who has worked both as a recruiter and a human resources business partner in the healthcare and higher education sectors. She started her career at Massachusetts General Hospital as a Human Business Partner supporting Patient Care Services. She also worked in recruitment at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. In 2015, she returned to MGH as a recruiter. Anat has a Bachelor's degree in Economics from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and a Masters in Human Resources from Northeastern University.
Travis Tasto is a regional recruiter for the Peace Corps, helping applicants in the Boston area with questions about the volunteer organization, service, and the application process. Before working for the Peace Corps stateside, he served as a Peace Corps volunteer in China from 2014-2016 as an English teacher and community organizer. He received a bachelor's degree in sociology and human geography from the University of California, Berkeley.
Cheryl Vozzella is a Managing Director and Associate Market Executive with Merrill Lynch Wealth Management in Boston, Ma. Prior to her current leadership role, she was the Market Sales Executive for U.S. Trust, Bank of America’s private wealth management covering MA, ME & NH, the International Credit & Banking Sales Performance Director for Merrill Lynch International, the National Sales Performance Director for Premier Banking & Investments and began her retail career as a registered private banker before joining senior leadership. Cheryl joined Bank of America via Colonial Asset Management (now Columbia Threadneedle) in 1996 as a mutual fund analyst. She is very involved in mentoring future female leaders and colleagues through LEAD and is a proactive community volunteer and active supporter of (MSAG) Military Support and Assistance Group, HOLA and a proud ally of the (LGBTQ) employee network.