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Lasell Works

Prepare for your career

Lasell Works offers a unique career preparation program designed to launch students into their professional futures.

Over the course of four years, students who participate in the Lasell Works program receive instruction from expert faculty, which helps them develop into marketable and successful employees in their fields.

Four-Year Outlook

Year 1

  • In-person fall classes
  • in-person spring classes
  • summer break

Year 2

  • Sophomore year experience
  • Online fall classes
  • Online spring classes

Year 3

  • In-person fall classes
  • In-person spring classes
  • Summer break

Year 4

  • In-person fall classes
  • In-person spring classes
  • Graduation

What makes Lasell Works Special

  • Lasell Works is a unique feature of our university that’s available in almost all of our academic areas. 

  • Sophomore year - you can take all of your classes online and work in an area related to your academic major or pursue other interests. We encourage you to continue to live on campus sophomore year, but you can choose to live at home.

  • Junior year - return to campus (or commute from home if you prefer) to complete your courses in-person and continue your career prep with an internship and a variety of professional seminars until you graduate ready for full-time employment.

  • A designated advisor for first and second year students.

  • Priority access to professional seminars.

  • Bi-monthly meetings with cohorts.

  • 1st and 2nd year students are mentored by Junior and Senior Lasell Works participants.

Frequently Asked Questions

What majors can participate?
Every major is included in the program except these: Graphic Design, Fashion Design, Education, Biochemistry, and Exercise Science.

Can I do Lasell Works and Study Abroad?
Yes, you can do both!

Can International students participate?
Yes, we encourage international students to apply.

Apply to Lasell Works

Apply for admission to Lasell and indicate on your application that you'd like to participate in Lasell Works. We'll review your application and contact you with next steps.

"Lasell Works is the answer to the two largest burdens that I will face after college: employment and debt. I'm confident that I will be a strong contender in the job market because of the experience I'm getting so early in my academic career."
— Ann Mary, Class of '22