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.

2019-2020 Webinar Recordings

Talking Career with your First Year

Originally aired: 11/6/19

Jon Schlesinger, director of the Hiatt Career Center, speaks 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 will cover Hiatt’s career approach and key resources students can use to explore the relationship between major and career. This is your opportunity to speak with the director and learn why Hiatt is an award-winning career center! 

Job and Internship Search for Brandeis Families

Originally aired: 11/8/19

Jon Schlesinger, director of the Hiatt Career Center, speaks with Brandeis parents and families about the resources the career center offers to help students prioritize, find, apply and land jobs and internships. Topics covered: Hiatt’s career approach, industry recruiting timelines, and key resources including campus recruiting, the Handshake job and internship database, interview coaching, internship funding and more.