Career Development

Setting goals is key to your career success. That’s why Sawyer Business School’s graduate programs integrate career planning with skill-building workshops and career guidance.

You as a Leader: Effective-Career Planning

As a graduate student, you’ll take You as a Leader: Effective Career Planning, a 1-credit introductory course that helps you chart your future. Based on a self-assessment survey, you’ll develop a career plan that identifies the skills you need to achieve your goals.

You’ll also participate in a hands-on behavioral simulation that mimics the interpersonal dynamics in businesses and helps you understand the roles of top managers.

Professional Workshops

Once you identify your strengths and weaknesses in Effective Career Planning, it's time to start building your skills. Throughout your program, you'll have access to our EDGE Professional Development workshops, which are open to all Sawyer Business School graduate students across all campuses. Led by executive coaches and corporate consultants, the workshops help you:

  • Expand your network
  • Build your resume, write cover letters, polish your interview skills
  • Negotiate salaries
  • Gain expertise in databases like Excel, Access, and Bloomberg
  • Learn how to achieve a healthy work-life balance
  • And more