“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.

“For students interested in advocacy or a cause, such as immigration or civil rights – roll up your sleeves and volunteer! Through volunteering, you will gain insight and professional contacts in your chosen field.”

“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.

Introduction to Careers in the US Federal Government and the Federal Resume

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Nicole D. Park

“A good federal resume should clearly outline your key work, volunteer experiences, academic accomplishments as well as extra-curricular activities. It should also highlight the unique skills that set you apart and make you uniquely qualified for the position.”
— Department of Homeland Security Website

“Wellesley gave me confidence, support, advice, interview practice, and guidance in how I define myself professionally.”

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.”