Graduate Studies

Professional Development Program


A professional development program preparing Emerson graduate students for the "next" step through skill and career preparation workshops, guest speakers, and networking opportunities.

Presented by the Office of Graduate Studies, the Office of Career Services, and the Graduate Student Association.

Current Events

Internship Fair Prep Workshops

When: Four different dates, see table below
Where: 6th Floor Conference Room, 216 Tremont
Who: Career Services

At the Internship Fair Prep Workshops, you can:

  • Learn how to get the most from attending the Spring 2015 Internship Fair
  • Find out how to identify opportunities and how to create opportunities for yourself
  • Learn how to approach potential employers
  • Gather tips for working the room and approaches to networking
  • Learn how to make a good first impression and walk away with solid leads


February 17, 2015 3:00 - 4:00pm
February 19, 2015 4:00 - 5:00pm
February 20, 2015 2:00 - 3:00pm
February 23, 2015 2:00 - 3:00pm

Spring 2015 Internship Fair

When: Wednesday, February 25, 2015, 1:00 - 4:00pm
Where: Courtyard Marriott Boston
Who: Emerson Graduate Students

Each fall and spring semester, Career Services hosts the Internship Fair with 50 employers offering internship opportunities for Emerson students. The range of organizations is diverse within the arts and communication fields.

Emerson Resources

There are many resources available around Emerson to help you in your career search.

Career Connections

Job Search

  • eHire - Emerson's job search database and resource library. You'll find:
    • Job and Internship postings
    • Resume Samples & Cover Letter Writing
    • Job Search Strategies
    • Interviewing Strategies
  • Internships
  • Glassdoor

Past Events

Previous NEXTchats have been recorded and are available for viewing for graduate students. After clicking on the linked NEXTchats, students will have to put in their username and password. The recorded chat will then launch.

NEXTchat — BBDO: What to Know
Hosted by Julia Pawling, MA’12

NEXTchat — The Business of Story: What the Future of Content Looks Like & How to Live Off It
Hosted by Terry Trespicio, MFA’02, VP of Talent and Business Development, 2 Market Media

NEXTchat - Chadwick Martin Bailey: What to Know
Hosted by Alyse Dunn, MA'12

NEXTchat — Coty: What to Know
Hosted by Daphnee Allen, GMCA '08

NEXTchat — FleishmanHillard: What to Know
Hosted by Jeffrey Weir, MA'03

NEXTchat — Google: What to Know
Hosted by Sammie Baime, ’08

NEXTchat - Rodale: What to Know
Hosted by Faye Brennan, '09