The Leslie Ferrick McCafferty Career Center at Emmanuel College gives students the resources and tools they need to launch successful careers.
Starting with the creation of a four-year plan to guide their academic and professional development, Emmanuel students take advantage of one-on-one interactions with McCaffertyCareer Center staff and the many unique opportunities presented by the College's location in the heart of Boston. Coursework, internships and other types of experiential learning prepare our diverse and talented students for successful careers.
Through a required first-year course on Career Planning and Engagement and services such as resume review and interview preparation, students learn how to effectively engage in the career development process and are prepared to make the most of their internship search.
The McCaffertyCareer Center develops thoughtful and targeted programming that leverages Emmanuel’s Boston location and assists students in making connections that will help them explore career options and make informed decisions.
Counseling & health psychology major Christine came to Emmanuel knowing she wanted to pursue a career in health care, and the College’s opportunities and connections for students interested in the field—as well as a neuroscience course she attended at EC Incoming—made the decision an easy one.
As a mathematics and economics double major with a concentration in statistics, Matt found actuarial work of calculating the financial consequences of risk for companies right in line with his interests.
Robert’s interest in the workings of the wider world grew in 2011 as the Arab Spring became international news. “I love history,” he said, “so knowing the history of the states as well as their current affairs made their actions and interactions much more interesting to me.”
What began as an on-campus job in Emmanuel's student center transformed into a new career path for Jessie, one that brought her to Harvard University as a master's candidate in higher education administration.
Chemistry graduate Jennifer Scarborough '17 has found a way to combine her love for science and education. She shares her enthusiasm for the subjects as an education associate in the Hall of Human Life exhibit at Museum of Science Boston—one of the top science museums in the country (according to National Geographic).
At Emmanuel, management major Juan Sebastian Levy '14 prepared to succeed in an increasingly global society, experience that has taken him to Wayfair's offices in Berlin and back to Reebok's international headquarters in Boston.
Kylia visited Emmanuel's Career Center for the first time during her freshman year and made key connections that would eventually lead her to a full-time position in research administration at Harvard University.