Student Affairs

Graduate Assistant, Career Services


Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

Boston, MA United States

The Career Services office seeks a Graduate Assistant to support and empower students with their career planning. 


Dates of Employment: August 2023 – May 2024, 20 hours per week. The position is a remote/virtual hybrid, 1-2 days per week on campus.


Student Advising & presentations (70%)
• Critique resumes/cover letters (during drop-in hours, by appointment, and through email)
• Advise students on graduate school selection and application process
• Assist students in using the Career Services resources including Big Interview, Career Shift, and Blackboard
• Deliver career related programs and class presentations

Marketing/Outreach (20%)
• Assist with implementing department marketing initiatives
• Assist with creation of monthly student e-newsletter
• Work with Career Services staff to create content and campaigns to promote center resources and services through social media platforms
• Outreach to residence life and student clubs/organizations for collaboration around career-related programming

Other (10%)
• Participate in weekly staff meetings and trainings
• Assist Career Services team members with special projects
• Complete other duties as necessary to meet the goals and objectives of Career Services
• Represent Career Services at university events
• Contributes to sustaining and enhancing an inclusive working and learning environment

• Enrolled in a Master’s degree program in counseling, higher education, or related program
• Experience and/or interest in working with college age adults
• Ability to work in a busy student centered, team-oriented environment that is committed to providing quality customer service
• Effective and strong interpersonal, organizational, writing, and computer skills
• Must be flexible, skilled in managing multiple tasks, and capable of working with minimal supervision
• Ability to work remote/virtual occasionally in the evenings as needed
• Knowledge of Windows and Office, Canva, Mailchimp, Social Media
• Demonstrated commitment to valuing diversity and contributing to an inclusive working and learning environment

Please attach a cover letter and a curriculum vitae/resume. Finalist candidate(s) for this position will be subject to reference checks and a pre-employment background check as a condition of employment.


We care about the health and safety of our students and employees and have implemented a COVID-19 Vaccine Policy, requiring employees to be fully vaccinated and boosted. Employees who cannot receive the vaccine because of a medical or sincerely held religious belief may request an exemption.

About Us

Established in 1823, Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (MCPHS) is the oldest institution of higher education in Boston, a city that is home to many of the world’s top universities and healthcare institutions. We are one of the largest and most highly-ranked schools for health- and life-sciences, and our alumni and facaulty continually distinguish themselves in healthcare settings around the globe. MCPHS has more than 7000 students across campuses in Boston’s Longwood Medical Area, downtown Worcester, MA and downtown Manchester, NH. Our vision is to empower our Community to create a healthier, more equitable world, which we strive to achieve through our strategic priorities of collaboration, inclusion, success, sustainability, planning, and support.

We offer competitive salaries and excellent benefits that include a substantial contribution toward the cost of medical, vision, and dental insurance, generous time off, retirement and pension plans, and flexible work arrangements to support work/life balance for our employees while advancing the MCPHS strategic plan.

MCPHS is an equal opportunity employer that celebrates a diverse community. We seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to any characteristic protected by law


  • Start Date: 8/1/2023 - Firm
  • Education: Master's Degree Preferred
  • Work Experience: 0 - 2 years
  • Part/Full Time: Part-Time

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