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The Healthcare/Biotech/Pharma Career Community is focused on exploring the business of healthcare, biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies. The Health and Industry Career Community will expose students to functional roles and career paths within small, medium, and large companies across a variety of industries with professionals representing medical device, healthcare institutions, insurance, and many more.

Finding Happiness At Work

After all, success looks and feels different depending on who you are and what you want out of life. But there is one thing that most people agree on, no matter what you do for work, it would be nice to be happier while doing it! So what are some tangible ways that you could make that happen? Below are my tips, but if you want to read about somebody else’s experience with this, here’s a great article for you.

By Alina Minkova
Alina Minkova Creative Blog Curator
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What’s A Professional Personality?

We all have personalities that are based on who we are as people, stemming from the unique experiences that we have had. However, we definitely modify the way that we act depending on the people we’re around. This happens around family, friends, professors, mentors, and other relationships we have formed. Because of this, it’s important to think about what our professional personality is and how we will behave around coworkers, other colleagues, supervisors, and more, no matter where we end …

By Alina Minkova
Alina Minkova Creative Blog Curator
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How To Answer These 3 Difficult Interview Questions

“Why Should We Hire You?” 
This question is a really tricky one to answer. Beyond very obvious or blunt answers that you may want to give, you are trying with your answer to make the interviewer and the company feel as if the role or position is tailored to you in some way. Read this article for some great examples of how to answer this question.
“What Is Your Greatest Achievement?”
When asked this interview question, you want to highlight …

By Alina Minkova
Alina Minkova Creative Blog Curator
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How To Show Your Passion(s):

Passion is something that you want to display – whether you’re still a student, preparing to go into the corporate world, or working on another professional or personal project! Passion is important whether you are trying to change the world or start your own business. Passion is how people succeed. Here are 3 ways to show that you are passionate!

Align your interests!
Make sure that your values and passions are working alongside together and that there are few contradictions. …

By Alina Minkova
Alina Minkova Creative Blog Curator
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Contact & Location


Undergraduate Career Development
Pulsifer Career Development Center
LaCava Center 225
175 Forest Street
Waltham, MA 02452

Career Service Hours

Career Service Hours First-Year and Sophomore Drop-In Hours Virtual only on Mondays. In-Person or Virtual Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
M 8:30am-4:30pm 1:00pm-3:00pm
T 8:30am-4:30pm 1:00pm-3:00pm
W 8:30am-4:30pm 1:00pm-3:00pm
TH 8:30am-4:30pm 1:00pm-3:00pm
F 8:30am-4:30pm  

Visit our Staff Page to see Career Community Coach’s Individual Drop-In Hours for JUNIORS & SENIORS.