The links below will help you discover and research various jobs, companies, industries, and networking opportunities. These resources are great places to begin your discovery or help you learn more specific information about what you are interested in. Career Advisors are here to provide guidance on how to best utilize these resources and much more. Once you have discovered your specific industry and companies of interest, the UDC connects you with Industry Relations Managers from the Feld Career Center. The Industry Relations Managers are industry experts and conduits to alumni in those areas. Our goal is to work together to help you feel confident in the career path you choose. To support that exploration process, the UDC Career Advising Team has vetted a number of resources that will help you explore careers, companies, networking opportunities and more with some incredible resources. As your interests, skills and values change so will your career interests, so please refer to these resources as you move along in that journey.
This is a community resource that enables Questrom students to find and explore internship opportunities and reviews through a peer network. Students can document their internship/job experiences and make that information available to other students creating a career community and providing valuable first-hand information. Utilize this resource to learn more about what your peers have done and how they felt about their experience.
This resource allows students to search for Questrom specific alumni to connect with to conduct informational interviews, job shadow, solicit career advice, mentoring, and more. Complete the Student Registration to create a profile and begin searching for pros. This is a great tool to utilize to explore future careers, see what past Questrom students have done with their degree, and gain valuable insight from the people in the industry. The first step of connection is already done for you with Questrom Connect, all you have to do is search and reach out!
Vault provides in-depth intelligence on what it can be like to work within an industry, company, or profession—and how to position yourself to launch and build the career you want.
At Vault you can research background information about companies, internships, and industries. There is information about resumes, interviews, networking, and more to help launch or build careers. Vault provides information on nearly 5,000 companies in more than 120 industries. Vault also provides extensive information on more than 840 professions, including education requirements, skill requirements, salaries, advancement prospects, and more. Vault also has numerous career and interviewing guidebooks in industries such as law, consulting, investment banking, accounting, investment management, private equity, hedge funds, Internet and social media, IT and engineering, energy, health care, advertising, and more!
Connect the dots between education, careers, lifestyle and budget. Exclusive informational interviews with professionals give you unbiased insights into thousands of careers. iOS App: Search “PathSource” in the Apple App Store or by following this link. As long as you sign up with your bu.edu email, you will be given access. For students without iPhones, the activation code is BOS149. You will need that code the first time you sign into the website only.
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- Questrom Research Centers: Learn more about the research going on at Questrom
- Questrom Student Organizations: Get involved while building your resume
- Questrom Events: Check out Questrom Calendar to find out about UDC events
- HireOwl: Gain experience through a non-traditional internship
- CareerBeam: Industry research tools, international databases and lead generation technology for BU students and alumni
- Wetfeet Career Guides: A resource for guides about careers, interviews, and industry areas
- Pardee Library Resources: Explore industries, companies, and conduct pre-interview research using resources from the Pardee library