What's New In CAREER DESIGN

September 12th - September 23rd

Welcome Back, Huskies!

Career Design Can't Wait To See You During Our New Fall Semester Hours!

Welcome back to campus, Huskies! Career Design's new fall semester hours begin Monday, September 12th! Check out our Fall Events Calendar to see everything happening in Career Design, and check out NUworks for even more career events!


Visit us in-person in the Campus Career Studio on our Boston Campus in 101 Stearns Center, Monday - Friday from 1:00pm - 3:00pm EST.


Visit us virtually in the Virtual Career Studio via Microsoft Teams Monday - Friday from 3:00pm - 5:00pm, and Tuesday's and Wednesdays 5:00pm - 7:00pm EST.


The Career Design e-newsletter will be delivered to you bi-weekly.

Welcome to Northeastern, NUin & NUBound Students!

Career Design wants to extend a very special welcome to all the 1st year NUin/NUBound students. To all of you in California, London, or anywhere else around the world, you are not only a part of the Northeastern community but are also extensions of it on a global level.


We hope to see you at our virtual programs and workshops. And, keep an eye out for invitations to special programs designed just for you!

Upcoming Events - Talent Connect

NU Talent Connect

Career Fairs are Out. NU Talent Connect is in! NU Talent Connect is a new way for learners to meet, network and be interviewed by Employers!


Find out which employers will be attending and RSVP for specific "Ask A Recruiter" sessions on NUworks by searching for "Talent Connect" on the events page! Career Design has a full slate of workshops and sessions designed to get you ready for this exciting event! To learn more and register, click here.

Talent Connect: Pitch Perfect - Your Professional Introduction

When: September 21st, September 29th, & October 4th from 1-2pm EST

Where: This event is virtual. Register here.


Ready to start looking for internships, co-ops, and full-time employment opportunities and this year’s Talent Connect? Come meet and work with our Career Design advisors to practice your professional introduction/elevator pitch so you can make a great first impression when meeting with employers!

Talent Connect: Success Tips

When: September 22nd and September 29th from 1-2pm EST

Where: This event is virtual. Register here.


Unsure about what to expect at Northeastern’s Talent Connect? We will be offering advice on how to make the most of your experience with this event. Remember, it's just as important to prepare and make a great first impression with employers virtually as it is in person!

Other Upcoming Events

WILD Workshop: Navigating the PhD Career Landscape

When: Tuesday, September 27th from 12:00pm-1:00pm EST

Where: This is a virtual event. Register here.


The Ph.D. journey can feel overwhelming at times. Join us to develop an Individual Develop Plan (IDP) to assess your own skills, interests and values and explore relevant career pathways to achieve your goals!

Pre-law Social

When: Tuesday, September 13th from 5:30-7:30pm

Where: The O'Bryant Rainbow Tent (near West Village F)


Interested in law? Want to network with Northeastern students and learn about pre-law opportunities and resources? Join us for an ice cream social!

Post-Completion OPT, Career Design and Talent Connect Lunch and Learn with OGS

When: Tuesday, September 20th from 12:00 to 1:30 PM EST

Where: The Fenway Center, 77 St. Stephen St., Boston, MA

Please arrive early as latecomers may not be allowed to enter


Get all of your career and compliance questions answered in one place, with pizza served too!


Please note that because lunch will be provided, registration for this event is required. Please register for the event via this link. This event is open to current Northeastern international students graduating in December 2022 only. We hope to see you all there!

Curricular Practical Training CPT, Career Design and Talent Connect Lunch and Learn with OGS

When: Wednesday, September 21st from 12:00 to 1:30 PM EST

Where: The Fenway Center, 77 St. Stephen St., Boston, MA

Please arrive early as latecomers may not be allowed to enter


Get all of your career and compliance questions answered in one place, with pizza served too!


Please note that because lunch will be provided, registration for this event is required. You can register for the event via this link. This event is open to current Northeastern international students only. We hope to see you all there!

Career Design and PhD Network Workshop Series

When: September 27th - November 29th

Where: All events are virtual. Learn more and register here.


Join us for a variety of workshops throughout the fall semester to learn more about both the industry job search and the academic job search!

Doctoral Virtual Studio

When: Every Wednesday from 12:00pm - 2:00pm EST.

Where: This is a virtual event. Register here.


Join Career Design's Office Hours specifically for doctoral students. This is an opportunity to have a 20-minute conversation with the Assistant Director of doctoral advising. You can use this time from a review of your job materials or to ask any questions related to your career journey. Students are seen on a first-come, first-served basis.

Focus on Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Access: Upcoming DEI-A Events

Diversity in Biotech: Panel & Networking

When: Friday, September 23rd from 5:30pm - 7:30pm EST.

Where: The Cabral Center - 40 Leon Street, Boston, MA


Learn about the vast STEM opportunities in Biotech, how diverse employees have navigated their careers within the industry, network with industry experts, and have the opportunity to sign up for a mentorship program!

Innovation Unscripted- The Future of Fintech

When: November 2nd - November 3rd

Learn more and register here.


If you are a STEM or business major at Northeastern University (or thinking about becoming one), join us for two days of fun at Innovation Unscripted: Future of Fintech! Day 1 will feature career workshops, followed by Day 2's panel discussion about building a career in Fintech and the future of the industry at-large.

NU PLACE

NU PLACE (Professional Leadership and Career Engagement) is envisioned as a vibrant hub encompassing all programs, resources, and services in the Northeastern University global ecosystem that address the intersection of career and identity. NU PLACE strives to dismantle access barriers and connect historically marginalized learners to career development, experiential learning, and hiring opportunities through our alumni, employer, and global university networks.


If you want to find out more, please visit our website for resources, events, and about information. Also, follow our Instagram @nuplace_northeastern to keep up to date with all things NU PLACE!

Check Out This Resource: Policorner!

Interested in a career in politics, government, or law? Check out Policorner, a non-partisan internship and jobs platform dedicated to helping students and recent graduates break into political, non-profit, and legal careers. Sign up for free on Policorner.org, and check out their upcoming events!


"How to Get Your Start in Politics" - Tuesday, September 13 @ 8PM EST. Register here.


"Applying Law School Event" - Wednesday, September 14 @ 8PM EST. Register here.

Check Out This Resource: Jobscan!

Jobscan is an online tool that analyzes and compares your resume against the desired job you are looking to apply to, as well as against proven recruiter preferences and hidden requirements buried in the job description. Jobscan will provide you with feedback to target your resume to any desired position, provide tips on how to make your resume stand out and get noticed, and even provide information on how well your resume will pass through an ATS (Applicant Tracking System)!


Start by first creating your Jobscan profile using your Northeastern email address and get started with targeting your resume!

Coaching Resources

  • Weekly Coaching Labs are designed to provide you with an overview of the many factors involved in your career journey.
  • Self-paced, Canvas Modules parallel coaching labs for 24/7 self-paced instruction. We recommend Designing Your Career for an overview of both the process and our office (and we continue to add new modules so check back regularly).
  • Speak with a career coach in our Career Studio to determine which assessments are best for you.

  • Spotlight on Careers Zoomcasts feature informational interviews with alumni located in our Canvas modules.
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