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Turning Today's Students into Tomorrow's Professionals

Career Boot Camps

Career Intensive Boot Camps are Held Every Semester at the Greenly Center

In today's competitive job market, employers are looking for more than just good grades. They want a clean, concise resume, an applicant who shows up prepared and confident, someone who articulates why they are a good candidate for the organization, and an employee who performs in a professional manner.

The Career Intensive Boot Camp is a 2 1/2 day experience for seniors, juniors and recent graduates to learn how to leverage their skills and experiences to not only get a job, but to be successful in their transition from student to professional. Students will participate in 20+ unique sessions, including: Compensation Considerations, Debunking the "Career Path" Myth, The Shocking Truth of Getting Hired, Making Connections on LinkedIn, 3 Mock Interviews, Office Communications, and a Professional Etiquette Dinner!

In addition, all participants will receive a leather bound portfolio, one-on-one resume review, three different mock interviews, networking opportunities with BU alumni and organization partners, exclusive access to program materials before and after the event, and a certificate of completion.

Close to 200 students have participated in Boot Camps so far. Check out our video recap to see what program participants learned through their experience.

You Can Change Student's Life Today. Donate Your Time or Sponsor a Student

Interested in volunteering your time and talent to help BU students?

The opportunities to volunteer with the Boot Camp are plentiful – participate in a 1:1 activity like mock interviews or resume reviews, share your expertise in a quick chat presentation, or join a panel discussion with other volunteers! Not close enough to travel back to BU? No problem – participate in our virtual mock interviews, phone interviews, or present a quick chat virtually!

Contact Angela Bricker, Alumni Engagement Officer, for more details on how to volunteer at: or 570-389-3791.

Interested in learning more about Career Intensive Boot Camps or registering a student for the experience? Visit:

By supporting the Career Intensive Boot Camp program, you are providing an opportunity for students to grow their professional network and polish their professional skills in order to be the best candidate in an increasingly competitive job market.

Make a gift today to help us get our soon-to-be alumni started on the right path.

Any gift, no matter the amount, will help us reach our goal.

A little bit goes a long way:
$20 pays for the materials for one student or professional etiquette dinner
$40 pays for one student registration fee
$80 pays for two student registration fees

Want to do more?:
$1,000 sponsors the Professional Etiquette Dinner
$2,000 pays for all student registration fees
$5,500 pays for an entire Career Intensive Boot Camp

*All gifts are tax-deductible as allowed by law. Any additional funds will be used to support other career development programs.

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