We offer workshops, events and career fairs to help students find opportunities, explore careers/majors and make connections. Here is a sample of some of our signature events.
Typically held at the end of September, the Fall Career and Graduate School Fair brings together over 750 Bryant undergraduate/graduate students and alumni, along with approximately 100 organizations and graduate schools, to the Bryant campus. In addition to graduate schools, the Fall Fair attracts employers who are seeking to hire May/December graduates as well as spring and summer interns. Students are encouraged to attend the fair as early as sophomore year to start learning about the variety of organizations that recruit on campus.
Spring Career and Internship Fair
Typically held in February, the Spring Career and Internship Fair brings together over 750 Bryant undergraduate/graduate students and alumni, along with approximately 100 companies and nonprofit organizations, to the Bryant campus. The Spring Career and Internship Fair attracts employers who are seeking to hire May graduates as well as summer interns. Students are encouraged to attend the fair as early as freshman year to start learning about the variety of organizations that recruit on campus.
Career Planning Courses
Five session, non-credit courses. Exploring Your Major & Career Options (CPC 101) is open to first- and second-year students who are choosing their major/concentration and exploring career options. Search Strategies: Internships, Jobs & Grad School (CPC 201) is open to second- and third-year students. This course covers resume/cover letter writing, LinkedIn, interviewing, networking and more.
Held during Winter Break, the Shadow Program gives students a chance to learn about workplace environments firsthand while spending a day “on the job.” Over 100 Bryant alumni, working in a wide variety of career paths, open their doors to Bryant students every year. The Amica Center for Career Education makes it easy for students to participate as we match students, based on career interests, to alumni working in those industry areas.
Student mentors (third- and fourth-year students) share internship experience, tips and advice with first- and second-year students. Typically held in the spring semester.
New York City Fashion Trip
Ever wondered what it is like to work in the NYC fashion industry and how to break into this extremely competitive career field? This three-day trip, held every other year, introduces students to every aspect of the industry with a jam-packed schedule of meeting with designers, owners, business executives and others. Past site visits have included Tommy Hilfiger, Kate Spade, Ralph Lauren and more. Students who have taken this trip have secured internships in the fashion world.
Student/Alumni Career Nights
Winter break networking nights in Boston and New York City are hosted by our corporate partners and offer a terrific opportunity to meet alumni, make connections and get advice about breaking into a variety of competitive career fields.
Walk Down Wall Street
Take a day to explore the world of Wall Street in New York City including: a tour of the stock exchange, networking with Bryant alumni who work on Wall Street, and excellent advice about breaking into this competitive career field. This annual trip is co-sponsored by the Amica Center for Career Education and the Bryant Finance Association.
Senior Transition Series
Get prepared for the real world. Over dinner, learn from guest speakers about topics that matter after you graduate. Topics include:
- Managing your money
- Analyzing your benefits package
- Getting your first apartment
- Purchasing your first home
- Tips for success as you begin your career