Why Work with Us?

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Employers that partner with the Hiatt Career Center early and often benefit by getting access to top Brandeis candidates with the skills and training necessary to make a significant impact in their places of employment.

Benefits of Working with the Hiatt Career Center

Hub of Relationships

While the Hiatt Career Center serves undergraduate students and alumni, the employer relations team works closely with the graduate school career centers to further expand employer partnerships on campus. Most major recruiting events are open to all Brandeis students, expanding employer access to graduate level talent from our accredited Brandeis International Business School, Heller School for Social Policy & Management and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences.

Recognized for Excellence

Brandeis is nationally recognized for its innovative employer programming. The Hiatt Career Center's industry night model, which connects Brandeis students with employers, alumni and other professionals in fields of interest, was a finalist for the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) Innovation in Career Services Award.

Innovative Recruiting Platform

Brandeis University is one of 500+ universities using the recruiting platform, Handshake. With over 1.3 million student profiles and 40,000 companies (including 80% of the Fortune 100) posting over 300,000 job opportunities to-date, Handshake transforms the recruiting experience for students, recruiters and career centers. Learn more about the benefits of Handshake.

Additional Candidate Screening

Hiatt Career Center staff want to ensure that employers receive top-notch candidates that meet their needs and requirements. By requesting applicants that are #EmployerReady, employers will receive applications from students who have completed additional requirements (approved resume and professionalism contract). To request #EmployerReady students, please contact recruiting@brandeis.edu.

Consortia Membership

Brandeis is a member of select consortia which expand your organization's geographic reach and access to students from other elite institutions like Brandeis. Memberships include:

  • Career and Internship Connection (CIC): The Career and Internship Connections are collegiate hiring events held each year during the first two weeks of January, where students from 18 prestigious colleges and universities meet with employers through a morning career fair and afternoon interviews. For the 2018 cycle, there will be a single event in New York City on January 9th, which will include students and employers also interested in the Boston and Washington DC markets.  Perfect for entry-level and intern hiring in fields including business, communications, law, health and science, government, nonprofit and education, these events bring the students to you, complementing traditional on-campus recruiting with exciting off-campus options.

  • Virtual Biotech, Health & Science Fair: Co-led by the Hiatt Career Center, the Virtual Biotech, Health & Science Fair is a national consortium that assists employers across the health sector to recruit students from Boston College, Brandeis University, Dartmouth College, George Washington University, Keck Graduate Institute, New York University, Pomona College, Tufts University and Worcester Polytechnic Institute.

  • Liberal Arts Career NetWORK (LACN): LACN is a premier source for recruiting 200,000+ high-achieving students from Brandeis and 38 other top liberal arts colleges and universities. LACN is the free and convenient way to market internships, summer positions, and full-time jobs directly to qualified candidates who are actively searching for these opportunities.