Alumni & Professional Engagement

COST Career Day

Professional U

Greenly Center - 3rd Floor
Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Friday 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Unleash your inner Husky by taking steps to build a Professional U before you graduate and enter the world of work.

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Get Ready – Participate in free workshops and learn how to pinpoint your career goals, write a resume, dress for success and more.

Get Experience – Get workplace experience while earning your degree through job shadowing, academic internships, study abroad or academic research.

Get Connected – Take a Career Road Trip to tour an organization in an industry of interest; attend Professional U networking events with alumni and make beneficial connections with working professionals.

Get Hired – Attend Career Fairs or participate in on-campus interviews to meet representatives from organizations interested in recruiting BU students for internships, employment or graduate school.

In Your College:

Resumes and Other Resources

When applying for an internship or job position, you will typically be asked to submit a cover letter and resume. Employers may receive hundreds of resumes from applicants. Writing an effective cover letter and resume that will catch their attention and highlight your qualifications and skills is critical to getting invited for an interview.

Resumes and More

  • Prepare a resume and cover letter. Don’t have one? Use the resources to get started!
  • Attend Professional U workshops to learn about job search document creation. See calendar for schedule.
  • Visit the CPDCE to have your documents reviewed.
  • Upload your completed resume and other documents to Husky Career Link to share with organizations seeking to fill positions

Supporting Materials

  • Practice interviewing on Husky Career Link or attend mock interview sessions of events
  • Learn how to create and e-portfolio by attending a Writing and Literacy Engagement Studio workshop
  • Gather letters of recommendation, references, and transcripts
  • Resources


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