Bill Farrick, Career Specialist for the College of Management
Bill is available to meet with College of Management students regarding all aspects of career planning such as resume and cover letter writing; interview preparation/mock interviews; career exploration; networking strategies; LinkedIn usage; and job and internship search strategies. To make an appointment with Bill, please call the Career Services & Internships Office at 617-287-5519. On Thursdays and Fridays (all day) , Bill meets with students on the fifth floor of the McCormack Building (please check-in at the College of Management Welcome Desk). On Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays (all day) he meets with students in the Career Services Office in the Campus Center – 1st Floor – Suite 1300.
View Bill’s LinkedIn profile here: Bill Farrick LinkedIn
Peer Career Advisors are also available to assist you with your resumes, cover letters and questions about My Career Online. Please feel free to stop by the Office of Career Services & Internships located on the first floor of the Campus Center, Suite 1300, to meet with a Peer Career Advisor. They are available Monday through Friday for walk-ins.
Career Resource Links
UMass Boston Office of Career Services & Internships: http://www.umb.edu/academics/vpass/career_services
UMass Boston Venture Development Center: https://www.umb.edu/vdc
Job and Internship Postings
Are you looking for an internship or job? If so, please visit Handshake where you will find hundreds of job and internship postings. Remember: employers are posting positions on our site because they specifically want to hire UMass Boston students so make sure to take advantage of this great resource! You can also find out about career related events and get lots of useful career information through Handshake.
Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accountants
If you are interested in pursuing a career in accounting, it is highly recommended that you join the Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accountants (MSCPA). The fee for students to join is $25 (one time only) and the benefits of joining are tremendous. You will gain access to a list of accounting firms in the Boston area, gain information about preparing for the CPA exam, have access to their internship/job board, and be able to attend networking and career events with other accounting professionals.
Are you planning to pursue a career in the United States after graduation? If so, here is a helpful resource specifically geared toward international students seeking employment in the United States. There is a free blog on the site which contains great career advice for international students. You may also wish to purchase the author’s book called Power Ties which outlines effective strategies to increase your chances of landing a job in the US after graduation. The book is also available in the Career Services & Internships library located on the first floor of the Campus Center, Suite 1300.
Also, make sure you understand the US employment laws for students studying in the US on a visa and please visit the International Students and Scholar Services (ISSS) office located on the second floor of the Campus Center, Block 2100, if you need additional clarification.