Professional Development Program
A partnership between the Office of Graduate Studies and the Office of Career Services, emersonNEXT is a unique career exploration initiative that provides opportunities for graduate students to engage with topics relevant to opportunities in their chosen fields and programs of study.
Throughout the academic year, emersonNEXT hosts various events and programs geared towards networking, alumni interaction, and professional development; including the New York Experience (Fall Semester) and the Boston Experience (Spring Semester).
Dates for Spring 2016 events will be published by the end of January 2016.
There are many resources available around Emerson to help you in your career search.
- Get information about setting up internships or conducting your job search.
- Find resources for career development and job search
- Visit LionHire
- Set up an appointment to meet with a career counselor.
- Informational Interviewing
- Graduate Student Association (GSA)
- Watch archived webinars given by Emerson alumni
- Lynda.com (Learn how to get a free account through Emerson as a student)
Previous NEXTchats have been recorded and are available for viewing for graduate students. After clicking on the linked NEXTchats, students will have to put in their username and password. The recorded chat will then launch.
NEXTchat — BBDO: What to Know
Hosted by Julia Pawling, MA’12
NEXTchat — The Business of Story: What the Future of Content Looks Like & How to Live Off It
Hosted by Terry Trespicio, MFA’02, VP of Talent and Business Development, 2 Market Media
NEXTchat - Chadwick Martin Bailey: What to Know
Hosted by Alyse Dunn, MA'12
NEXTchat — Coty: What to Know
Hosted by Daphnee Allen, GMCA '08
NEXTchat — FleishmanHillard: What to Know
Hosted by Jeffrey Weir, MA'03
NEXTchat — Google: What to Know
Hosted by Sammie Baime, ’08
NEXTchat - Rodale: What to Know
Hosted by Faye Brennan, '09