Welcome to the Department of Career Development

Northeastern University prides itself for having a premier career development department, nationally ranked #1 by the Princeton Review for 4 out of the past 7 years. With 250 programs each year and over 3,000 engaged employers, we strive to meet students’ and alumni needs though career counseling, walk-ins, and innovative workshops. Our experienced team is devoted to developing new and unique opportunities for student and alumni career growth and development.

  • 96% of students surveyed indicated that they made progress toward their career goals after one meeting with a career counselor in Career Development.
  • 100% of students surveyed indicated that they would return to Career Development for another advising meeting.
  • Career Development hosts one of the largest career fairs in the region.
  • Career Development listed jobs at approximately 1,800 new companies for the 2013-2014 academic year.
  • 92% of students are employed or attending graduate school within 9 months of graduating.

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Mission Statement

Career Development provides resources, guidance and opportunities which help students, recent graduates and alumni to:

  • Choose a major and explore career options
  • Make career decisions that will engage them in productive and fulfilling work
  • Prepare for and conduct successful job and internship searches
  • Create meaningful and effective engagement with employers
  • Contribute to meeting global and societal needs

Hours of Operation: M-Th: 8:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.; F: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Appointments: Are available M-Th, 8:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.; F: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

  • Students schedule appointments via myNEU
  • Alumni schedule appointments by calling 617-373-2430.

Walk-in Hours for resume, cover letter, LinkedIn profile critiques, and salary negotiation (15 minutes)
M - F: 1:30 p.m. - 3.30 p.m.

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