Simmons University career skills

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:

Handshake online job board 

Help expanding your professional network 

Immersive experiences teach you how to be an inclusive leader 

Access to hundreds of internships and job openings 

Preparation for the workplace with thePurpose Leadership Action (PLAN)

Ongoing opportunities to learn communication and critical thinking skills 

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.

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Check out the Center for Student Success

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See how Ivy is becoming a leader at Simmons

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. 

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Simmons graduates can be found in all corners of the globe!

Gulyalek from Turkmenistan talks about how Simmons prepared her for her career. 

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Tour the career resources at Simmons’ Center for Student Success

After graduation 

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: 

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  

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