Parents and Families

The Hiatt Career Center at Brandeis University helps undergraduate Brandeis students and alumni identify who they are, what they want and how to get there. As parents and family members, you are vital partners in this process.

Whether your student is a first-year, sophomore, junior, or senior, it's never too early, or too late, to engage with Hiatt. Browse our website to learn more about our services and resources to help students and alumni learn about themselves, explore careers, prepare for the workforce, find employment and apply to graduate or professional school.

Volunteer Opportunities

As an extension of the alumni network, Brandeis parents and families are valuable resources for current students and graduates pursuing similar professional goals. To foster these connections, the Hiatt Career Center offers numerous volunteer opportunities for alumni and parents to help students with careers. Learn more.

Hiring Brandeis Talent

You know the talent of Brandeis students better than anyone. Share open jobs/internships at your organization via this online form and we will post them in our recruiting database for students and alumni.

College to Career Webinars

Each year, Hiatt offers a series of informational webinars to help guide Brandeis parents and families through the student career development process. If you cannot attend a live webinar, all webinars are recorded and archived below. Review previous recordings on the Hiatt Youtube channel.

Fall 2020 Webinars

Talking Career with your First Year

Recorded: September 16, 2020


Jon Schlesinger, director of the Hiatt Career Center, shares information with Brandeis parents and families of first years about the transition to college and how first years can begin exploring and preparing for career paths of interest. Mr. Schlesinger covers the career center’s award-winning career development approach and key resources students can use to explore their values, skills and interests, consider the connection between major and career and start to build experience even virtually.

Job and Internship Search in the Age of COVID

Recorded: September 23, 2020

Jon Schlesinger, director of the Hiatt Career Center, shares with Brandeis parents and families the resources the career center offers to help students prioritize, find, apply and land jobs and internships. Mr. Schlesinger covers how the career center is meeting student needs this fall, the industry recruiting timeline and key resources that students can use to identify opportunities and connect with employers in their field(s) of interest.