Career skills at Simmons University
Simmons University believes in the value of getting hands-on work experience during your degree, on top of your academic studies. Students can achieve this through internships, on-campus job opportunities and guidance on networking, interviewing and leadership within the workplace.
During your degree
You’ll have access to a wide range of resources, services and extra-curricular opportunities to guide you on your path towards a successful career.
The University’s Career Education Center (CEC) is available to all students and alumni, with the purpose of enhancing their professional skills and helping them make informed decisions about their career path.
Simmons University’s CEC offers:
Get a job on campus while you study
You can develop your career skills and gain valuable experience by working on campus for the University during your studies. International students with an F-1 visa are allowed to work on campus up to 20 hours per week during the academic year.
Check out the Center for Student Success
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Here’s how you can shape your future by studying at Simmons
As a private, leadership-focused university, Simmons is committed to helping you become a confident leader inside and out of the classroom.
Simmons graduates can be found in all corners of the globe!
Gulyalek from Turkmenistan talks about how Simmons prepared her for her career.
Top 3 reasons to do an internship
- Get hands-on work experience while earning your degree
- Start building your network
- Learn how to adapt to a professional environment
Tour the career resources at Simmons’ Center for Student Success
You can rely on support from Simmons even after you graduate. You’ll be a part of an incredible community for life and always have access to exciting job opportunities.
How studying at Simmons can help you prepare for the future:
What is OPT?
94% of Simmons graduates
are employed or in further studies within 6 months of graduation (2021)
93% of Simmons graduates
are employed in a field related to their major or program
100% of students participate in real-world learning experiences
such as internships, clinicals, fieldwork, research, projects
- Boston Children’s Hospital
- Dana-Faber Cancer Institute
- Fidelity Investments
- Harvard Medical School
- Lockheed Martin
- Massachusetts General Hospital
- Procter & Gamble
- Walt Disney World
- And many more!
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