“It’s worth keeping in mind that most great careers don’t follow a blueprint. History is studded with late bloomers and second-chancers.”

Alumnae Resume Examples

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Destiny M. Barletta

This resource provides four alumnae resume samples. Whether you are a recent graduate, a career changer, or a senior executive, your resume is a selection of information that you will use to introduce yourself to people in your field and prospective employers. As you update your resume during your career, think about your most relevant experience, your most recent experience, and what is most important for an employer to know about you. Consider making an appointment with an alumnae career adviser or a career community adviser in your industry to discuss how best to communicate your background and accomplishments on your resume.

Employer Engagement Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Statement

Sarah Isham
Sarah Isham

Read our DE&I statement and learn about how employers can engage with Wellesley at a DE&I Partner Tier of Engagement by meeting our criteria for DE&I standards.

Off-Campus Employment, Caregiving, and Home-Based Services

Sarah Isham
Sarah Isham

Please see here for an outline of our policies around part-time and local employment hiring.

“I am so thrilled that I will be able to learn directly from women leaders in crucial environmental projects in a diverse array of Latin American countries that I otherwise could not have ever imagined visiting.”

What to do you if you are a Wellesley student searching for internship and fellowship opportunities

Looking for internship and fellowship opportunities and wondering where to begin? So was Ashley Amoabeng ’21. Check out how this first year student at Wellesley became an internship-finding master.

Finance, Accounting, and Insurance

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Casey Hurley

A career in Finance can mean many different things, depending on what type of work you’re interested in or what specific subsect you want to explore. Within Finance, you can work in the financial department of an organization (governmental, nonprofit or for-profit) or you can work at a company that provides financial services to individuals, groups, institutions and/or organizations.

Recruiting Best Practices (Students)

Sarah Isham
Sarah Isham

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.”

On-Campus Recruiting Program Policies (Students)

Sarah Isham
Sarah Isham

Career Education expects all students to abide by the following rules in order to maintain the success and integrity of Wellesley’s recruiting program.

Campus Recruiting Program Policies (Employers)

Sarah Isham
Sarah Isham

Wellesley College has developed the following guidelines to promote an equitable and fair recruiting experience on behalf of our employers as well as our students. It is our expectation that employers who participate in campus recruiting become familiar with the following policies as well as reference these policies throughout the year. 

Navigating the Job Search: The 4 Step Model

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Wellesley Career Education

The four steps in this resource will help keep you focused and productive in your search. You should plan on revisiting each step as your knowledge and understanding of positions and industries grow. Each step below is outlined without a specific industry or position in mind. It is best to schedule an appointment with your Advisor for Career Exploration (ACE) or an Industry-specific Career Advisor to customize your process. The questions we have provided at each step are designed to help you reflect on your preparedness and identify what you may need to move forward in the process.

“I found it extremely helpful that Career Education organized case interview workshops and info sessions with consulting firms on campus.”

“She said, ‘If you could do anything in the world, what would you be?’ I immediately said, ‘A nurse, but it’s too late.’ She said, ‘No it’s not.”