Winston School of Education and Social Policy

Welcome to your virtual hub for Winston School of Education and Social Policy career resources! Here you will find relevant career information for education and social policy students, including featured jobs and internships, success stories from students like you, opportunities for networking, and so much more.  

If you have any questions at any step in your career journey, make an appointment with your Career Advisor, Sarah Mackler, or email the O’Brien Center at

5 Tips to Ace a Career Fair

Career fairs can be overwhelming, to say the least. In many cases, you’ll be vying against scores of other students for the attention of company representatives. The following infographic provides strategies that will help you stand out to employers and make …

By Firsthand
We help applicants, students, job-seekers and professionals like you find the right career path using the power of firsthand experiences.
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Tess McMahon’s Career Path from Merrimack College to DraftKings Inc.

A 2020 graduate, Tess McMahon, journeyed to her successful and growing career at DraftKings Inc. through the power of exploration and resilience in her career development. Starting as an undeclared freshman at Merrimack College, the Compass program on campus helped …

By Hannah Gibbs
Hannah Gibbs Marketing & Student Outreach Graduate Fellow
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Career Resources

Student Spotlights

Stella Benedetto ’25

Student Spotlights
  • Vibrant Living Assistant at Brightview Senior Living Community
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Gracie O’Leary ’24

Student Spotlights
  • Legislative Policy Intern at the Massachusetts State Senate
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Sanjana Sheth ’25

Student Spotlights
  • Awarded Graduate Student Award of Excellence in School Counselors Competition from the American Counseling Association
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Tiffany Vo ’22

Student Spotlights
  • Senior Program Coordinator at Boston University
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Resume/Cover Letter Help

Resumes: Create and Update

Do you want to create or update your resume? Use the resources below to learn how to define a resume …

Cover Letter Writing Success

Are you unsure how to write a cover letter? Do you want to learn the tips and trick to articulate …