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Are you a BSU student looking for comprehensive career development support? Look no further than the Career Service & Internship Program Office! From your first day of classes to beyond graduation, the office offers one-on-one and group sessions on resumes, cover letters, interview preparation, networking strategies, and career exploration and assessment. Plus, the online portal Handshake connects you directly with employers for jobs and internships. Throughout the year, the office hosts industry-specific panels, networking events, and career fairs for you to meet with potential employers. With a variety of internship and professional development programs, the Career Service & Internship Program Office ensures you’re career-ready for the workforce. Below is a sample list of career development activities. Be sure to work with a career advisor to devise your own plan.

First Year
  • Take Focus2, a self-paced, online career assessment tool to learn more about yourself and explore careers.
  • Review What can I do with this major? to learn more about majors and career options.
  • Schedule an appointment via Handshake with a career advisor to discuss majors and career directions.
  • Activate your Handshake account and update profile.
  • Attend career events, fairs, and workshops to learn more about the internship search process and to network with prospective employers.
Sophomore Year
  • Update your Handshake account.
  • Schedule an appointment with a career advisor via Handshake to construct your resume and cover letter.
  • Explore and apply for micro-internships via Parker Dewey.
  • Search for career opportunities through Handshake.
  • Participate in employer information sessions, career workshops, and events.
  • Attend Fall and Spring Career Fairs, STEM Career Expo, and Industry Insiders event series.
  • Learn more about the internship-for-credit process and funding options.
Junior Year
  • Update your Handshake account.
  • Refine your resume and apply for internships via Handshake and other job search websites.
  • Attend career events, workshops, panels, and career fairs to network with employers.
  • Secure an internship and complete the application for a credited internship before the add/drop deadline.
  • Consider the Office of Career Services & Internships Office Signature Programs such as The Washington Center, Semester in the City, MGH Aspire, and Virtual Internships.
  • Learn more and apply for funding to support your internship.
  • Schedule an appointment with a career advisor via Handshake to develop your own job search plan.
Senior Year and Beyond
  • Schedule an appointment with a career advisor via Handshake to develop your own job search plan.
  • Explore or apply for graduate schools, fellowships, or gap year programs.
  • Update your Handshake account and include your personal email account on your profile to ensure continuous access.
  • Participate in credit-bearing internships; apply for funding when appropriate.
  • Attend career events, workshops, panels, information sessions, and career fairs to network with employers.
  • Take part in the Job Search Boot Camp series.
We encourage everyone to review the Rights and Responsibilities for Job Seekers, Employers, and Career Centers put forth by NACE as we uphold these standards at BSU.    

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Contact & Location

Phone
508-531-1328
Address

Rondileau Student Union (RSU), Room 104
19 Park Avenue
Bridgewater, MA 02325

Career Service Hours

Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm