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About Us

Mission Statement

The mission of the Career Connections Center is to cultivate lifelong professional and career success for Clark students and alumni.

We accomplish this by providing education and access to opportunities and experiences that leverage our global community of alumni, employers, faculty, social networks, and local partners.

Our Method

In support of students post-graduation ambitions, the Career Connections Center offers undergraduate students a suite of resources — advising, mentoring, opportunities, funding, and programming to help them:​

  • Explore​
  • Get ready ​
  • Gain experience​

​The Career Connections Center, part of the LEEP Student Success Network, works closely with employers, alumni and partners to connect them with Clark students for full-time, part-time, summer internship opportunities.

Our Career Advising Model

Career Advisers help students clarify their life-after-Clark path and develop a general strategy for moving forward. Career advisers talk to students about how to get started and also help them:

  • Explore values, interests, and skills
  • Gain practical experience
  • Strategize your job and internship search
  • Research graduate or professional schools
  • Find the intersectionality of your interests, identity, and career
  • Connect and integrate your Clark experiences
  • Leverage your Clark network

Career Advisers are organized by these disciplines/departments: 

Arts and Humanities Economics and Management Social Sciences STEM
English; History; Language, Literature and Culture; Philosophy; Visual and Performing Arts; Asian Studies; Media, Culture, and the Arts Economics, Management Education; Geography; Global Environmental Studies; IDSC; Political Science; Psychology; Sociology; Women’s Studies; Community, Youth, and Education Biology; Biochemistry and Molecular Biology; Chemistry; Environmental Science; Mathematics; Computer Science; Physics

Make an Appointment

ClarkCONNECT Career Communities expand student awareness of the breadth and depth of what Clarkies do after graduation. With ClarkCONNECT and its virtual communities, students have unprecedented access to alumni mentors and the opportunity to engage in relevant topics and trends. From these connections, students discover pathways for internships, research collaborations, networking and employment opportunities, advice, and guidance about careers and industries.

The following ClarkCONNECT Career Communities represent fields of work that align with Clark programs, student interests, established alumni outcomes, professional networks, and market trends.

  • Arts, Media, and Communications
  • Business and Entrepreneurship
  • Education, Nonprofit, and Social Impact
  • Environment and Life Science
  • Government, International Affairs, and Law
  • Health and Wellness
  • Psychology
  • Research and Academia
  • Technology, Engineering, and Physical Science
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Meet Our Advisers

Meet all of our career advisers and learn about their advising specialties.

Contact Information

Career Connections Center

Office Location
  • Shaich Family Alumni and Student Engagement Center (ASEC Building)
    939 Main St.
    Worcester, MA 01610
  • 1-508-793-7258
  • 1-508-793-7189 Fax
  • cservices[at]clarku[dot]edu
Drop-in Hours
  • The Career Lab offers drop-in reviews of resumes, cover letters and LinkedIn profiles 12 – 4 pm weekdays in the Shaich Center (ASEC), room 119.