UMass Boston

Career Engagement & Success

At UMass Boston, we understand the importance of launching your career on the right path. That's why we are here to provide you with comprehensive support and resources to help you achieve your professional goals.


Students in all academic areas are prepared to achieve career success in a global society. The Academic and Career Engagement and Success (ACES) Center is a strategic partner with community and employer constituents to enhance the UMass Boston experience.


We engage all students, alumni, and the UMass Boston campus community in a lifelong career planning process. We are dedicated to maximizing each individual’s full potential by promoting the choices and behaviors that lead to meaningful careers in a global society.


Our dedicated team of academic and career advisors and career specialists is committed to guiding you throughout your academic journey and beyond. Whether you are an undergraduate student exploring career options, a graduate student preparing for the job market, or an alum seeking career advancement, our services are tailored to meet your unique needs.

Here's what we offer:

  1. Career Exploration: We provide guidance and resources to help you explore various career paths that align with your interests, skills, and aspirations. Our career assessments and workshops will assist you in gaining clarity about your professional goals.

  2. Internship Opportunities: Gain valuable hands-on experience through our extensive network of internship opportunities. We connect you with local, national, and international organizations to provide you with real-world experience in your field of interest.

  3. Resume and Cover Letter Assistance: Our team will help you craft professional resumes and compelling cover letters that highlight your skills and experiences, making you stand out to potential employers.

  4. Interview Preparation: Prepare for job interviews with confidence through mock interviews, interview workshops, and personalized feedback from our experienced advisors. We'll help you sharpen your interviewing skills and provide valuable tips and strategies.

  5. Networking and Career Events: Take advantage of our networking events, career fairs, and employer panels, where you can connect with industry professionals, expand your professional network, and learn about job opportunities.

  6. Alumni Support: As a UMass Boston alum, you have access to our career services even after graduation. We offer ongoing support and resources to help you advance in your career and make successful transitions.

Our commitment is to empower you with the knowledge, skills, and connections needed to thrive in today's competitive job market. Take advantage of our services and let us support you in achieving your career aspirations.

Visit our ACES office today and embark on your journey to professional success!

Contact Us

If you have a question for an advisor or staff member, please contact them through our Meet the Staff page. 

If you have a general question or comment, please send us an email at

If you are an employer seeking to recruit our students or alumni, please contact us at

Office Location

Campus Center, First Floor, Suite 1300
UMass Boston
100 Morrissey Blvd., Boston,  MA 02125-3393
Phone: 617.287.5500