Join MS Career Planning Program Manager, Jessica Medeiros, for an informal career clinic to prepare your job search strategy. When applying to jobs, you’re often told to keep your options open. However, narrowing your focus can be key to focusing on your career goals. To do this you will need to create a targeted job search strategy that narrows down your target market. 

Skills and strategies outlined in this clinic: 

  • Setting realistic and attainable job search goals.  
  • Profiling your ideal company list. 
  • Refining your search. 
  • Building networking strategies.  
  • Developing an online presence.  

Speaker

Jessica Medeiros, MS Career Planning Program Manager, Graduate Career Center

As a career planning program manager, Jessica serves as a career coach and advisor for master’s degree candidates and alumni. She helps master’s degree candidates polish their resumes, improve their job search and networking strategies, and hone their interview techniques, as they seek internships and full-time employment opportunities. Jessica forges mentorship connections between students, alumni, and Northeastern’s multitude of corporate partners.

Jessica also teaches a career management course for full-time students in the MS in Finance program. The course provides students with tools to manage their careers and job searches. She works closely with international students as well, helping them prepare for employment in the U.S. Students develop a personal career search strategy, build a strong professional network, and meet with our employer partners to hear their insider insights.

Jessica has dedicated her career to helping students successfully navigate their career paths. Before coming to the D’Amore-McKim Graduate Career Center, she was first an academic and career advisor for Northeastern University’s College of Professional Studies undergraduate students. She previously held positions as a career advisor and job placement specialist, as well as a transition to college instructor and integration coach for United South End Settlements.