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.
eMingle: Speed Dating for Job Seekers
Monday, October 5th
5:30 - 7:00pm
Campus Center Rooms 113, 114, 117, 150 Boylston
Got that dream job in your sights, but need to freshen up your interviewing skills? Need a place to practice tackling that coveted interview, but in a low stakes enviroment? Sign up for emersonNEXT’s first professional development workshop for graduate students. We’ve set up a speed-dating style workshop to keep things fun, and so you can get interviewing experience with actual alumni who are now hiring managers themselves! We’ll also have tips and tricks for succesful interviews, as well as useful feedback for your mock interiews.
E-mail emersonNEXT@emerson.edu to reserve your spot!
Face Your Fear: Networking for Introverts
Thursday, October 15th
4:30 - 5:30pm
Bill Bordy Theater & Auditorium, 216 Tremont
Networking can be nerve wracking in and of itself! But if you’re one of the roughly 50% of the population who are introverted, things might be even more daunting. But don’t let that scare you. emersonNEXT is hosting a Halloween special event to help you face your networking fears, whether you’re an introvert, extrovert or somewhere in between. No costumes needed, but be prepared to get your monster face on! E-mail emersonNEXT@emerson.edu to sign-up!
The New York Experience
Friday, November 6th
New York City
The NY Experience brings you to the top employer sites in your field—we’ve already confirmed some exciting partners including Simon & Schuster, NY1, Flamingo, Random House, Community Word Project, .MIC, SAY: The Stuttering Association for the Young, The New York Public Library, The New York Times, and Made in NY Media Center, with more to come. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to network and explore what’s next. Registration opens Oct. 6!
For more information, visit the emersonNEXT website »
There are many resources available around Emerson to help you in your career search.
- Get information about setting up internships or conducting your job search.
- Find resources for career development and job search
- Visit LionHire
- Set up an appointment to meet with a career counselor.
- Informational Interviewing
- Graduate Student Association (GSA)
- Watch archived webinars given by Emerson alumni
- Lynda.com (Learn how to get a free account through Emerson as a student)
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