Recruiting at Wellesley

Career Fair

Recruit at Wellesley

Thank you for your interest in recruiting at Wellesley College. Our Employer Engagement team in Career Education looks forward to working with you to create a customized recruiting plan, tailored to your company or organization's goals. This can include, but is not limited to, posting and promotion of employment and internship opportunities for students and alumnae, participation in industry-specific boutique career fairs, facilitation of recruiting events, and conducting student interviews.

To participate in recruiting activities, contact recruiting@wellesley.edu. We will partner with you to customize your recruitment and campus engagement plan to meet your needs.

Fall 2021 Virtual
Recruiting Weeks

For the continued safety of our students, employers, and staff, these targeted virtual recruiting events will replace our boutique, in-person Career Fair. Our virtual Recruiting Weeks will allow employers to engage in enriching conversations with Wellesley students, while sharing relevant company information and highlighting specific roles and applications processes. 

Finance Recruiting Week: September 13-17 (Registration now closed)
Consulting Recruiting Week: September 20-24 (Registration now closed)
STEM Recruiting Week: September 27-October 1 (Registration closes Friday, September 3)

If you are interested in learning more about our virtual Recruiting Weeks, please reach out to recruiting@wellesley.edu.

 

Covid-19 &
Fall 2021 Recruiting

Thank you for your patience and understanding as we address the ongoing Covid-19 safety precautions, while still seeking to provide employers with opportunities to connect with Wellesley College talent. Students and employers are still actively participating in virtual activities and connecting via job and internship listings on Handshake. This page will be updated with further information for Spring 2022 as it becomes available. Please contact recruiting@wellesley.edu for more information or if you wish to discuss 2021-2022 recruiting. 

 Please Note: We continue to closely monitor updates as they relate to COVID-19. For more information please refer to the college’s dedicated COVID-19 website.

Why Wellesley?

Recruit and build connections with Wellesley students, students, and you’ll quickly discover what makes them remarkable! Students at Wellesley College are a diverse group of intellectually curious undergraduates, steeped in a liberal arts curriculum, who can bring a multitude of strengths, skills, and unique abilities to your organization. Wellesley is a women’s college that is gender-inclusive with a population of roughly 2,500 students hailing from all 50 states and more than 80 countries.

While Wellesley is located about 20 miles outside Boston, students pursue internship and employment opportunities across the country and globe, and graduates have gone on to be leaders across all industries and fields. Through employer engagement opportunities with Career Education at Wellesley College, you have the ability to engage with students individually or in groups both large and small. 

 

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First Generation
19%

of the class of 2024 will be the first generation in their families to graduate from college

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Ethnic Diversity
51%

of the class of 2024 identify as students of color, including two or more races

Language Fluency
46%

of the class of 2024 speak at least one language other than English at home

Highly Selective
20%

of applicants were accepted in 2024, representing Wellesley’s high selectivity

Employer Resources

Explore the links below to learn about recruiting on campus, hosting events, connecting on Handshake, and more.

Employer Partners
Wellesley students are extremely motivated with high levels of integrity and work ethic. They take advantage of their available resources to solve complex problems. The students are always asking intelligent questions so they understand the bigger pictures that the analysis they are completing is a part of. Wellesley College's rigorous academics prepare students for challenging internships and provide students with very mature perspectives.
Jake Housman
Senior Manager, Boston Consulting Group

Career Outcomes Rate

94%
of Class of 2020 graduates were employed, accepted to graduate school, participating in a service/volunteer program, or serving in the military within 6 months of graduation
70.21%
Employed
20.63%
graduate school
2.91%
volunteer program
5.83%
still seeking
.42%
military

Recruiting Best Practices (Students)

Career fairs, meetups, and industry insight events are a great opportunity to gain exposure to a specific industry, job function or sector.

What to do if you are a Wellesley student freaking out about finding a job.

Freaking out about life after college? Not sure where to begin your job hunt? Looking for tips for your next interview? Natalie Catalan ’18 offers advice!

“I wanted to work at a big corporation that tries to help people every single day through financial services. That’s something I’m passionate about — helping the community. Because Mass Mutual’s values align with mine, I knew Mass Mutual was the perfect place for me.”

“Through the Commercial Real Estate Success Training (CREST) Program, which offers women and minority college students internships with commercial real estate companies, I was matched with Historic Boston, Inc. due to my personal and academic interests.”

Appointments with Wellesley Career Education

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Wherever you are in your career journey, there is a member of our team who can support you along your unique path. This resource will give you a sense of who you can meet with depending on where you are today, along with appointment expectations.

Are you an alumna? Post jobs & internships on the Hive!