Career Services and Employer Relations

Career Services and Employer Relations Mission

Career Services and Employer Relations Mission

As an office within Student Development at Framingham State University, the Career Services and Employer Relations strives to:

  • Provide a welcoming, supportive, and inclusive environment to assist our diverse students and alumni with important career, professional, and leadership skills needed to prepare them for productive lives as responsible local and global citizens and leaders.
  • Utilize a variety of in person and online methods to assist our users in finding a good career fit for their unique values, skills, interests, and personality through career exploration assessments, career counseling, resume and cover letter development, interview preparation, and job/internship search techniques.
  • Assist students and alumni in exploring various career goals, such as, choosing a major, searching for internships and other experiential activities, part-time, and full-time positions, and/or considering graduate school.
  • Collaborate with the on- and off-campus community to provide networking opportunities to make connections between students/alumni and employers by hosting a diverse variety of career-related activities to assist students augment in class learning with out-of-class experiential learning to reach career goals.

Our staff assists with (click on each category to view suggested pre-preparation for your scheduled appointment):

In conjunction with the resources on the career services pages, please consider utilizing the vast career resources on the Whittemore Library Careers page at http://libguides.framingham.edu/careers.

We are now using Starfish to schedule career counseling appointments for current students. Alumni, please call the CSER office at 508-626-4625 to schedule an appointment. 

Click on “Schedule Appointment” link at bottom of service

If you need assistance please stop by our office located in the McCarthy Center, room 412, or call us at 508-626-4625.

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Career Spots

We are excited to provide you with CareerSpots videos!

A fun, fast way to get job search advice and information on over six-hundred career and occupational fields from over fifty global professionals in thirty-seconds to three minutes!

Find tips and answers to your toughest questions about landing a job or internship that's right for you. The Whittemore Library Career Guides provides several important resources to help students and alumni important resources to help find up-to-date information on careers, industry research and other useful, job-hunting information sources.

  • Upcoming Events

    24

    Wednesday, April 24, 9:00am - 6:00pm

    Employer Showcase

    Every Wednesday in the MC Lobby, 9:00am-6:00pm Network with visiting employers for full-time and internship positions!

    25

    Thursday, April 25, 10:30am

    Lunch & Learn

    Everyone feels stressed from time to time. If you’re feeling stress related to the career search specifically, want to connect with others who share your concerns, or just feel like exploring what career wellness means to you, consider attending our workshop on April 25th! Along with a nice lunch, we will provide you with resources, tips and advice on incorporating career wellness into your life. We want to empower you to feel confident, learn about yourself and make the tough decisions that will lead to a meaningful career path and a balanced life.

    18

    Thursday, September 18, 12:30pm - 2:30pm

    Fall 2019 Engagement Day

    Over 90 on- and off-campus employer partners will be recruiting for internships, part-time & full-time positions, and on-campus work-study opportunities. Please call 508-626-4625 for more information.

  • Contact Us

    Office of Career Services & Employer Relations
    McCarthy Center Room 412
    Phone: 508-626-4625
    Fax: 508-626-4039
    careerservices@framingham.edu

    Office Hours:
    Mondays, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
    Tuesdays, 9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.*
    Wednesdays, 9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.*
    Thursdays, 9:00 a.m. -5:00 p.m.
    Fridays, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

    * during academic year

Our Value Statement

  • As an integral part of Framingham State University, we are committed to providing professional and comprehensive services to our students, alumni and employer partners.
  • We will strive to build and promote mutual respect and teamwork within the office, the Enrollment and Student Development Division and in the University community.
  • By providing individualized services, and utilizing web-based career search technology, we help students and alumni reach their career development goals, while being accessible from any location worldwide.
  • We take pride in our services and will design and deliver resources that support lifelong career-related goals.