Who We Are

Put our expertise to work as you define, launch, and advance your career.

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Planning your first professional move? Or your next? You’ve got a team of 22 career experts in your corner.  

No matter your major, degree or current job title, our staff will partner with you to help you prepare for and attain professional success.

And if you’ve already graduated, we’ll work with you on identifying and successfully landing your next professional opportunity. We’ll help you tap into the power of your unique identity and experiences, and show you how they can enhance your professional worth.

We believe every Suffolk student should engage in:

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  • Engaging in connected-career planning touchpoints throughout the student and alumni experience
  • Planning with resilience and adaptability
  • Developing unique plans based on a growing knowledge of oneself and one’s intended field

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  • Understanding how to identify, articulate, and translate skills from past experiences
  • Speaking clearly and confidently about one’s own professional skills and aspirations
  • Creating a unique, dynamic, and effective online professional presence

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  • Developing mentoring and sponsorship relationships while learning how to be an effective mentor
  • Engaging frequently and purposefully with employers and alumni
  • Gaining the knowledge, skills, and confidence to build and leverage a dynamic professional network

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  • Reflecting on one’s own social identities and their influence on one’s career journey
  • Acquiring tools and resources to address systemic biases impacting one’s career journey
  • Finding diverse professional perspectives throughout the career education experience

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  • Securing and learning from internships, especially in one’s intended field
  • Engaging in external or client-based projects in one’s coursework
  • Learning from engagement in paid employment, service, research, or other experiences

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  • Utilizing targeted job search support in one’s final semester and directly after graduation
  • Transitioning effectively into the workplace as a new alum
  • Leveraging the skills and habits required to change roles, jobs, and careers with intention

“We're dedicated to helping all Suffolk students and alumni develop career-ready competencies, build strong professional networks, and reach their greatest potential.”

Dave Merry Associate Provost and Executive Director

How Our Center Works & What We Value

A Fully Integrated Experience

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Experiential learning drives the Suffolk experience. Our center will put your academic insights, involvement, and life experience in context, and help you clarify your goals. Everything you do at Suffolk will help you get to where you want to go, and we’ll help you map it.

The Skills the Future Demands

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Communicating with confidence. Collaborating with peers. Finding innovative, creative solutions to problems. Discovering and activating your potential to lead. A Suffolk education emphasizes these skills, and employers look for them in new hires.

Making Our Expertise Yours

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Whatever your goals, we’ll help you reach them through a rich array of targeted workshops, networking events, and mentoring programs. Work with us to craft the perfectly worded resume and elevator pitch. Then, put them to work while connecting face-to-face with your field’s top employers. We’re here for you every step of the way.

Bringing Boston to Life

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The biggest names in Boston’s financial, government, tech, healthcare, cultural, and media sectors are excited to hire Suffolk students as interns and full-time employees. We make it even easier to meet them through our Career Communities—industry sector–themed groups that connect you with influencers and opportunities—and our full calendar of events.

Toward a More Equitable Future

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Everything we do is designed with every Suffolk student and graduate in mind. We’ll help you find—and celebrate—the professional value in your own personal life experiences and social identities. And we’ll provide plentiful opportunities for you to connect with employers who value your unique worth, too.

Your Resource for Life

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This partnership is built to last. You can count on us for skills development and seasoned advice throughout your professional life—whether you’ve graduated a few months, years, or decades ago.