Events & Announcements

Looking into graduate school and not sure what’s involved in the application process? Want to meet some of the faculty who will be teaching the graduate classes at UMass Boston’s Business School? Then attend the College of Management Open House.

Individuals will speak with advisors, professors, and other graduate students. We will also offer an opportunity to attend a Business Communications workshop hosted by College of Management Faculty Kathryn Archard and Arthur Barber.

Learn what to expect, what time commitment is required, and how to apply to the program stress-free.

We look forward to seeing you on the 21st.

Event Start Date: March 21, 2020 – 9 a.m.
Event End Date: March 21, 2020 – 12 p.m.
Location: Campus Center, 3rd Floor, Ballrooms A and B


Exciting Opportunity!!!  Xpitax is looking for seasonal interns to help us prepare individual tax returns during the 2020 Busy Season.  If you are studying Accounting as a Grad or Undergrad Student at UMass Boston and looking for a paid internship, please see below for more details.

Many firms battle time constraints during the busy season and struggle with low utilization in the off-season. Experienced Xpitax tax professionals are trained to prepare quality returns, helping you reduce busy season burnout, increase customer satisfaction, and optimize profitability.

Working with a global team of tax preparers in Quincy, you will be introduced to multiple Tax Preparation Software programs such as ProFX, Axcess and Lacerte.  Xpitax is looking for students who can work a minimum of 20-30 hours beginning February 3rd and up to 40-50 hours between March 15th and April 15th, with flexibility. Hours are based on workflow each week.

The position is available on Handshake or you can send along your resume to Kristin Lopes at for consideration.   Please note that Xpitax will accept candidates with OPT or CPT eligibility.


Graduate Student Teaching Opportunity

Unique opportunity to get paid teaching experience on the UMass Boston campus. The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) is seeking master’s and doctoral students to teach a 5-6 week, non-credit course in their area of study or area of interest (1.5 hours per week). OLLI is a lifelong learning program for adults 50 and older at UMass Boston. Part of the Gerontology Institute at the John W. McCormack Graduate School of Policy and Global Studies, OLLI has over 1,100 retired and semi-retired members who are enthusiastic and motivated learners. Teaching with OLLI is an excellent way to develop your own course and engage with a friendly audience, receiving guidance and mentorship along the way. Upon completion of teaching the course with positive student evaluations, instructors will receive a $500 stipend

Applications to teach during OLLI’s 2020 spring semester (March – May) are due by November 4, 2019. To apply please submit: 1) Course Proposal Form available on the OLLI website . 2) A brief outline of the course plan; 3) A brief bio and resume; 4) A reference (letter or email) from a UMass Boston faculty member. Please send your submission to Genevieve Peterson at

We encourage you to consider this rare opportunity for professional development and community outreach. If you have any questions about the process, please contact Genny Peterson, Project Coordinator at OLLI,, 617.287.7322.


Open House: Winter 2020 Study Abroad Trip to India

Tuesday, October 8th from 2:00pm-3:00pm, in Campus Center, Office of Global Programs’ 2100 Conference Room.

 For program information, please contact:

Karol Castaneda
Wheatley Hall, 2 Floor, Room 203.
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday
p. 617.287.6995



The College of Management in partnership with Career Services and the Chancellor’s office will host a Finance and Accounting Networking Panel

Designed to bring together Accounting and Finance employer panelists with UMass Boston students and alumni from the College of Management. Panelists will include recruiting representatives from Ernst &Young and PriceWaterhouseCoopers. They will share important career and internship information with the UMass Boston community. This will include career opportunities in Tax, Audit, Advisory, Forensic Accounting, IT Advisory, and more.

Panelist will provide a brief overview of their career path and advice on career opportunities with their organization. After, we will open the program to networking between the panelists and UMass Boston students and alumni.

When & Where

Thursday, September 19, 2019

2:00 – 4:00 pm

Integrated Science Center Atrium


2:00-2:10 – Welcome & Introductions

2:10-2:40 – Panelist Presentations

2:40-3:00 – Questions & Answers

3:00 – 4:00 – Networking



CM Annual Fall Career Fair

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Employer Reception | 1:00 PM- 2:00 PM

Career Expo |  2:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Campus Center, Ballroom, Third Floor  

University of Massachusetts Boston, 
100 Morrissey Boulevard, Boston, MA 02125

Connect with our undergraduate, graduate students, and alumni.

  • The College of Management provides a top-tier, AACSB accredited education in a singular setting.
  • This event will allow you to meet hundreds of amazing students who are ready to work full-time or in an internship environment.
  • Engage with a vibrant, diverse student body.
  • Meet students with a strong work ethic and who want to make a difference.
  • Areas of Management Concentration:
      • Accounting & Finance
      • Entrepreneurship, Leadership & Organizational Change
      • International Management
      • Marketing
      • Management Information Systems, Supply Chain & Service ManagementEARLY BIRD RATES: $300 for private/for profit company or $125 for non-profit/government agency before August 31. After August 31 rates are $350 for private/for profit company or $150 for non-profit/government agency. To register visit: more information or questions, please contact Bill Farrick, Career Services and Employer Relations Specialist at 617-287-4748.


18th Annual Changing the Face of Leadership Lunch

Four faces in a square

The UMass Boston Center for Collaborative Leadership hosted the 18th annual Changing the Face of Leadership Luncheon on June 14, 2019 at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library.

Each year, the center hosts a luncheon to commemorate the graduation of the fellows in our Emerging Leaders Program and bring together the leaders of our region from the corporate, nonprofit, and government sectors. During the luncheon, the center also be awarded certificates to participants in the 2019 Master Class series on Effective Communication. Also honored was Georgianna Melendez as this year’s Leading the Way award recipient.

The Center for Collaborative Leadership was established in 2001 in the College of Management at the University of Massachusetts Boston. The center has more than 15 years of experience convening future leaders from the corporate, nonprofit, and government sectors and immersing them in the collaborative leadership model – a process built on teamwork, trust, and respect for diversity of thought.


Summer 2019 Open House: June 13th, 2019 from 3:00-6:00PM. 

The Graduate Programs Office is hosting an open house! This is a casual event, where you’ll have the opportunity to meet the Graduate Programs team, have all of your questions answered by our advisors, as well connect with other incoming students. We welcome all candidates who have yet to apply, in addition to those who have been accepted for the Fall 2019 semester, it’s a great time to visit campus!

Location:  Alumni Lounge located in the Campus Center, building on the 2nd floor, room 2551 (map). If you plan to drive to campus, the university offers several parking lots on and near campus.


Commencement 2019

Graduates of the UMass Boston, College of Management celebrated their academic achievements on the Harbor Campus at the 2019 Commencement ceremony, this week. We’re proud to congratulate all of our Masters and Doctoral students along with the entirety of the student community who have worked so hard in pursuit of this accomplishment. Check back soon, as we follow up with some of our alumni about their plans for the future!