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Center for Career Readiness

Gain Professional Experience

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Gain professional experience and career readiness competencies through internships, micro work experiences, and on-campus jobs. The result: When you graduate from Lasell, your resume will showcase the industry knowledge, skills, and experience that employers and graduate schools are looking for.


Internships are a valuable way to gain professional experience, learn more about a profession you are interested in, and grow your professional network.

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Micro-Work Experiences

Our Micro-Work Experiences program connects you to employers for paid short-term projects that build valuable professional experience. You'll be able to demonstrate skills, explore career paths, and build your networks as you seek the right full-time role.

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On-Campus Work

Aside from the ability to earn extra income, your on-campus job is the perfect place to gain skills and experience within the career readiness competencies. In many campus jobs, you will work within a team, communicate with others from different backgrounds, problem solve, learn time management, provide customer service, or even analyze data—competencies that can set you up for success in a future internship or job interview.

Sample On-Campus Jobs

  • Student Financial Planning Office Assistant 
  • Office of Student Activities & Orientation Activities Assistant
  • Social Media and Marketing Student Manager 
  • Dining Hall - Dishwasher, Cashier, Pizza/Grill
  • Marketing and Communications Web Assistant

On-campus job listings are available on Handshake.