Welcome Employer and Community Partners!

UMass Boston is a University for the Times. It is the most ethnically diverse public institution in New England. UMass Boston is nationally recognized as a model of excellence for urban universities. UMass Boston’s unique student body represents a rich array of experiences, backgrounds, and shared commitment to achievement as an integral part of the local socio-economic fabric. 

  • Local – Many of the 80,000+ alumni remain in Massachusetts to live and work. 
  • Dedicated 58% identify as minority group members and 55% are first-generation. 
  • Experienced – 33% of freshman and 55% of seniors work 20 hours or more a week. 
  • Exceptional – 59% of students speak two or more languages. 

Partner with UMass Boston to Build Equitable and Sustainable Career Pathways

The Academic & Career Engagement & Success (ACES) Center at UMass Boston is building a better system for partners to develop and retain talented UMass Boston students and alumni who represent the communities these employers and community organizations are serving.

As an employer, do you:

  • Struggle to develop and/or retain a talented and diverse workforce?
  • Question how hiring practices affect access to careers for underrepresented candidates?
  • Prioritize social responsibility as a metric for success?

Collaborate with our team to build better career pathways for UMass Boston students:

In ACES we seek to engage employers early and often in a student’s journey at UMass Boston. We value employer partners as industry experts and influential connectors. By sharing industry knowledge and opening up your network, you develop a deeper sense of trust, understanding, and commitment with UMass Boston students.

  • Information Tables
  • Presentations and Workshops
  • Networking Events
  • Site Visits

Interested in exploring any of these ways to share your industry knowledge and network, please contact Charlie Klemmer at charles.klemmer@umb.edu

In ACES we want employers to hire UMass Boston students for paid work opportunities at a range of stages in their educational journey. We know employer partners have meaningful well-paid work in multiple areas of study and at different entry points. By hiring UMass Boston students at various levels of paid positions, you create a higher chance of full-time job conversion and retention.

  • Post and promote Internship/Co-op opportunities
  • Post and promote Part-time job opportunities
  • Post and promote Full-time job opportunities
  • Attend Hiring Fairs and Expos

Interested in exploring any of these ways to share your industry knowledge and network, please contact Charlie Klemmer at charles.klemmer@umb.edu

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Contact & Location

Phone
617.287.5500
Email
Address

Campus Center
First Floor, Suite 1300
100 Morrissey Blvd.
Boston, MA 02125

Service Hours

Monday 8:30 am- 5:00 pm
Tuesday 8:30 am- 5:00 pm
Wednesday 8:30 am- 5:00 pm
Thursday 8:30 am- 5:00 pm
Friday 8:30 am- 5:00 pm