Graduate Students Career Education Graduate Fellow

Fellowships (Suffolk Graduate Students Only) Boston, Massachusetts


Graduate Student Career Education Graduate Fellow, 2024-2025

Center for Career Equity, Development & Success – Suffolk University


The Suffolk University Center for Career Equity, Development & Success supports students engaged in career exploration, development, and readiness to be globally competitive job candidates. The Career Center teaches students the skills and resources required to take their ambitions beyond graduation day into the working world. The Career Center promotes access and equity for all students, building bridges to close the opportunity gap.

The Career Center is seeking a highly motivated and enthusiastic graduate student to join our team as a Career Center Grad Fellow for Graduate Career Education. This is a fantastic opportunity to gain valuable experience in higher education administration, career development, and student support services. You will play a key role in supporting the Assistant Director of Graduate Career Education, the Career Education Team and assisting students with their career journey.

Responsibilities for this role include, but are not limited to:

  • Work directly with the Assistant Director of Graduate Career Education on projects to support Graduate Students including developing a career education curriculum and researching, compiling, and updating resources.
  • Interact with students, alumni, faculty, University partners, and other stakeholders to promote participation in programs and manage Center events.
  • Gain expertise in the online career management platform and LMS (Handshake & Canvas), to assist with data collection and projects.
  • Conduct individual career advising appointments, providing guidance on resume and cover letter writing, interviewing skills, and job and internship search strategies.
  • Conduct outreach to Graduate Students, student groups, and departments to promote Career Center services and programs.
  • Assist with data collection, analysis, and reporting on career center activities and outcomes.


Qualifications for this role include:

• Currently enrolled in a graduate degree program at Suffolk University.

• Strong organizational and time management skills.

• Strong written and oral communication skills.

• Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite.

• Ability to take initiative when needed and be self-directed.

• Willingness and interest in providing career advising to Suffolk students.

• Ability to follow-up and follow-through on assigned tasks.

• Responsive to correspondence, questions, and requests.


Length of Position: September 2024 to May 2025 with the option renew

Time Commitment: Up to 15 hours per week, with a set schedule working around your class schedule

Additional Information:

  • Please send a resume and cover letter to Janet Neely, [email protected]
  • Applications will be considered until the position is filled.
  • To learn more about the Career Center, please visit

Suffolk University does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, religious creed, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, age, genetic information, or status as a veteran in admission to, access to, treatment in, or employment in its programs, activities, or employment. As an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer, the University is dedicated to the goal of building a diverse and inclusive faculty and staff that reflect the broad range of human experience who contribute to the robust exchange of ideas on campus, and who are committed to teaching and working in a diverse environment. We strongly encourage applications from groups historically marginalized or underrepresented because of race/color, gender, religious creed, disability, national origin, veteran status or LGBTQ status. Suffolk University is especially interested in candidates who, through their training, service and experience, will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the University community.