Graduate Studies

Professional Development Program

emersonNEXT

A partnership between the Office of Graduate Studies and the Office of Career Services, emersonNEXT is a unique career exploration initiative that provides opportunities for graduate students to engage with topics relevant to opportunities in their chosen fields and programs of study.

Throughout the academic year, emersonNEXT hosts various events and programs geared towards networking, alumni interaction, and professional development; including the New York Experience (Fall Semester) and the Boston Experience (Spring Semester).

Presented by the Office of Graduate Studies, the Office of Career Services, and Alumni Relations.


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

  • LionHire - 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

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