Graduate Studies

Professional Development Program

emersonNEXT

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.


Emerson Resources

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

Career Connections

Job Search

  • Resume samples & Cover letter writing (in the eHire Resource Library)
  • Internships
  • Job Search Strategies (in the eHire Resource Library)
  • Interviewing (in the eHire Resource Library)
  • eHire
  • 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 Forrester Research: What to Know
Hosted by Cassandra Calawa, IMC MA'08, Director of Field Marketing at Forrester Research

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

NEXTchat — NBC Universal & Stage Management
Hosted by Zach Shiffman, a freelance DGA stage manager and associate director based in NYC

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