Career Communities

Grace Hu ’17 and Frances Adjorlolo ’08, Career Community Advisor, Technology, Engineering, & Physical Sciences
Grace Hu ’17 and Frances Adjorlolo ’08, Career Community Advisor, Technology, Engineering, & Physical Sciences

Career Communities

Career Education has designed six career communities to support students and alumnae as they pursue and advance in a wide range of industries. Each is led by a Career Community Advisor with industry expertise who can help you gain a competitive edge. 

Career Community Advisors

Class of 2018 Top Employment Industries

Consulting, Finance
23.50%
Consulting, Business, Finance
Education
18.03%
Education
Internet & Software, Technology, Engineering
15.03%
Internet & Software, Technology
Healthcare, Life Sciences
13.11%
Healthcare, Life Sciences
Arts, Communication, Media
8.74%
Arts, Communication, Media
Nonprofit, NGO
7.92%
Nonprofit, NGO
Law Enforcement, Legal
5.46%
Law Enforcement, Legal
Government
4.37%
Government - Local, State, & Federal

Class of 2018 Top Job Functions

18.36%
Research
10.14%
Engineering (Web/Software)
6.85%
Consulting
6.85%
Finance
6.58%
Education, Teaching, Training
5.75%
Legal
4.11%
Administration
Upcoming Event

Skills Series - Financial Statements 411 (Tuesday, April 2nd 2019, 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm EDT).

Tuesday, April 2nd 2019, 6:00 pm -
7:30 pm EDT

Pendleton Hall East, 139, Wellesley, MA, USA

Join us for an overview of Financial Statements! Essential for both professional and personal life. Understanding financial statement is a great skill to have whether job seeking, interning, or graduating.

What will I learn during this Skills Series?
- What's most important to know about financial statements?
- How to read and interpret financial data, compare companies and speak intelligently about what you find.
- This hands-on, interactive 90 minute session will set you up with the basics and serve as a starting point for learning more!

Upcoming Event

Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine Senior Associate Dean for Academic and Community Affairs (Thursday, April 25th 2019, 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm EDT).

Thursday, April 25th 2019, 5:00 pm -
6:00 pm EDT

Pendleton Hall East, 216, Wellesley, MA, USA

Hear from Dr. Maureen Connelly, Senior Dean for Academic and Community Affairs and learn about the new medical school opening in Pasadena CA.

Kaiser Permenente's mission is "To provide a world-class medical education that ignites a passion for learning, a desire to serve, and an unwavering commitment to improve the health and well-being of patients and communities." Read more at https://medschool.kp.org/homepage.

All students admitted into the first five classes will receive full tuition scholarships!

Upcoming Event

USIT Work in Ireland Virtual Session (Tuesday, March 19th 2019, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT).

Tuesday, March 19th 2019, 12:00 pm -
1:00 pm EDT

Wellesley, Massachusetts, United States of America

We run a program called Work in Ireland where we provide a support service for both students and recent grads (12 months from graduating) looking to develop their international experiences by working in Ireland for 4-12 month periods. Our program gives excellent opportunities for working abroad while providing high quality customer service and everything a student will need to know about moving and living in Ireland. For more information visit our website https://www.workandtravelireland.org/.

Upcoming Event

Awkward Lunch Bunch (Friday, April 5th 2019, 12:45 pm - 1:45 pm EDT).

Friday, April 5th 2019, 12:45 pm -
1:45 pm EDT

Treehouse (Lulu 4th floor)

Not good at small talk? Feel awkward or out of place at networking events? How about knowing which utensils to use at that stuffy formal dinner you were invited to? The Awkward Lunch Bunch is a casual monthly meet up to practice for all of life's professional awkward moments. We'll discuss*tips and tricks" and most of our time will be spent eating lunch and brushing up on our small talk (aka practicing!) If you are someone who feels awkward in these kinds of professional social settings, come join in with others who feel the same way, and practice!

Upcoming Event

Internship Prep Series: Skit Night (Tuesday, April 16th 2019, 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm EDT).

Tuesday, April 16th 2019, 4:30 pm -
5:30 pm EDT

Pendleton Hall East, Atrium, Wellesley, MA, USA

Join the College Career Mentors and prepare for you internship with a night at the "theater." Career Education has prepared a series of internship related skits meant to ensure you make the most of your internship. Come watch three short skits of scenarios you might encounter during your internships and participate in brief talk-back to learn how you might best prepare for or handle these situations. Movie-themed popcorn and candy will be served.

Upcoming Event

Awkward Lunch Bunch (Friday, May 3rd 2019, 12:45 pm - 1:45 pm EDT).

Friday, May 3rd 2019, 12:45 pm -
1:45 pm EDT

Treehouse (Lulu 4th floor)

Not good at small talk? Feel awkward or out of place at networking events? How about knowing which utensils to use at that stuffy formal dinner you were invited to? The Awkward Lunch Bunch is a casual monthly meet up to practice for all of life's professional awkward moments. We'll discuss*tips and tricks" and most of our time will be spent eating lunch and brushing up on our small talk (aka practicing!) If you are someone who feels awkward in these kinds of professional social settings, come join in with others who feel the same way, and practice!