The Senior Recruiting Program is designed specifically for BSU Seniors to assist in
planning for your first professional-level position within your chosen field.
It consists of a variety of programs and events that will assist you in finding
employment and preparing for the world of work.
It consists of a variety of programs and events that will assist you in finding employment and preparing for the world of work.
To participate in the Senior Recruiting Program, you must be a current Bridgewater State University senior in good academic standing. All students who wish to utilize the Senior Recruiting Program must make a Senior Recruiting appointment with a career counselor in the Career Services office. You can contact our office at 508-531-1328 to set up this appointment. It is highly recommended that you complete this appointment at the beginning of your senior year to be able to participate in all of the programs and events. Students must also be aware of and adhere to the Senior Recruiting Program's Contract and Release Form Guidelines.
Career Services Provides BSU students with the opportunity to meet and interact with employers in a variety of ways. The links below highlight our major programs and events to help you prepare for the world of work.
On-Campus Interviewing (OCI)
CareerLink@BSU - View current full-time professional positions, requiring a bachelors degree, internships, On-Campus Interviews, Career Fairs and Events and the Alumni Mentor Database especially for BSU students and alumni.
is a program sponsored by Career Services to connect current seniors with
employme nt opportunities in a wide range of fields.
On-Campus Interviews are conducted in the Career Services
during both the fall and spring semesters. They are
managed through our CareerLink@BSU database where you will
find a list of employers who have scheduled on-campus interviews, links
to job descriptions and application instructions. In order to participate, students must complete a Senior Recruiting Appointment.
Call or visit Career Services to schedule your appointment.
On-Campus Interviews, OCI, is a program sponsored by Career Services to connect current seniors with employme
nt opportunities in a wide range of fields. On-Campus Interviews are conducted in the Career Services Office during both the fall and spring semesters. They are managed through our CareerLink@BSU database where you will find a list of employers who have scheduled on-campus interviews, links to job descriptions and application instructions. In order to participate, students must complete a Senior Recruiting Appointment. Call or visit Career Services to schedule your appointment.
Resume Referral Program - The Resume Referral Program allows employers who need to fill positions quickly or who cannot recruit on campus the opportunity to be connected with BSU students and alumni. Employers can request resume matches with candidates that meet their search criteria. To be eligible for this service you need to complete the Senior Recruiting Orientation with Career Services and keep an updated copy of your resume uploaded in CareerLink@BSU. You will receive an email if your resume is shared with an employer so that you can follow-up with them personally.
Internship & Job Fair - Each fall Career Services sponsors the Internship & Job Fair. Meet employers and organizations looking to fill full-time professional positions and internship opportunities in a variety of fields.
Career Fair - This event provides teacher candidates with the opportunity
to hear from hiring managers about tips and strategies for their job search
in a panel discussion format. Candidates are then offered the
opportunity to meet and network with hiring managers from regional schools
in advance of the typical hiring season. This is a great opportunity
for education majors to get a jumpstart on their job search.
Annual Job Fair - Each spring, Career Services sponsors an annual job fair. Meet with employers from over 60 organizations recruiting seniors for full-time professional positions in all fields.
Senior Job Search Boot Camp
Practice Interview Program - Each spring, Career Services sponsors the Practice Interview Program. This event is a great opportunity for seniors to practice interviewing skills as well as obtain valuable feedback from top-notch employers and Bridgewater State University alumni who do the hiring for their industries.
Interview Makeover Contest - One lucky winner will receive the grand prize valued at over $450.00. This includes a complete interview outfit, individual career coaching session, mock interview with an Employer in Residence and a career kit with personalized business cards and more. To enter you must be a senior, schedule and attend a senior recruiting appointment, have your resume critiqued and uploaded with Career Services.
Workplace Protocol - A program designed to help students learn the principles of social and business protocol. Topics include: Introductions and Telephone Manner, Effective Communication (Speaking, Writing and Using Technology), and a special meal focusing on the Essentials of Dining. Dr. Wayne Phillips, BSU Professor Emeritus of Elementary & Early Childhood Education and author of "The Concise Guide to Executive Etiquette" is the featured presenter for these programs.
Employer In Residence Program
- The Employer In Residence Program brings hiring personnel from area
businesses and organizations onto campus to volunteer time to work with
students through workshops, career events and drop-in appointments.
Consult the Employer In Residence page for a list of volunteers and
when they will be on campus.
NACE Job Choices
Last Modified: August 20, 2012