Resources & Tools

Whatever your goals, whatever your major, we have the tools you need to put your degree to work in your field of choice.

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Our wide range of resources can help you at every point in your career journey. Need help pinpointing your professional interests or writing on-point resumes and cover letters? How about finding internships, learning how to ace interviews, or networking your way to a career opportunity?

Our team will help with all this and more. Plan to attend programming and access resources that support your journey to career readiness. We’re excited to work with you on your way to a career that matters.

The National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) defines career readiness as a “foundation from which to demonstrate requisite core competencies that broadly prepare the college educated for success in the workplace and lifelong career management... Career readiness is the foundation upon which a successful career is launched” (NACE: “What Is Career Readiness?”).

At Suffolk University, we are dedicated to the success of our students and alums, so we believe every graduate should engage in the following to be career ready:

Being career ready requires ongoing inquiry and inventory of your goals, interests, priorities, strengths, and areas of growth. Our Career Center resources are here to help you strategize your next steps as you learn more about yourself and the organizations you aspire to join.

What can I do with this major?

Whether you’re exploring majors or searching for information about your chosen field, this website will help. Learn typical career areas and types of employers that hire in these fields, as well as strategies to make you a more marketable candidate. Continue your research through the websites provided.

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Career Software Resources

Handshake

Handshake is an all-in-one career management platform for students and alumni to search and apply for jobs, sign-up for a career or recruiting event, and arrange meetings with a career advisor.

Quinncia

Quinncia is an interactive artificial intelligence-based platform which helps students to build a strong resume and excel at interviewing. Quinn serves as a virtual assistant who supports students throughout their career journeys by providing custom resume critiques and tailored virtual mock interviews.

Vault

Vault provides industry-specific career information and resources. Key offerings include profession and company overviews, interviewing tips, and job and internship boards with personalized alerts. For off-campus access: log in to Handshake, click Career Center, and select Resources.

GoinGlobal

GoinGlobal provides international students with U.S. city guides, job postings, cultural advice, and an H-1B visa directory. It also provides international city guides and information for students who plan to study or work abroad. For off-campus access: log in to Handshake, click Career Center, and select Resources.

Focus2Career

Focus2 provides interactive assessments to help students explore majors and careers by assessing personality, skills, values, and work interests. Create a Focus2 account using the link below, and use “rams” for the access code.

LinkedIn Learning

Students can improve their professional value by developing business, technology-related, creative, or career-oriented skills. LinkedIn Learning is an online educational platform that provides over 9,000 expert-led course videos in these topics. Create an account using your Suffolk email.