Incoming Students

Welcome to Brandeis International Business School! Whether on campus or communicating over a distance, the Career Strategies and Engagement Center (CSE) partners with our students around the globe throughout the year. The CSE is your primary career strategy source while at Brandeis International Business School, and we look forward to getting to know you during Orientation and beyond.  

Career activities begin long before Orientation, positioning you for the early career readiness that employers expect from business school students. Recruiting cycles for some internships and full time jobs may be as early as a year ahead of the position start date, particularly for large financial or management consulting firms such as Goldman Sachs, BlackRock and McKinsey.

Please read all correspondence from “Career Strategies and Engagement (CSE)” carefully and promptly as this information will be essential for your participation in CSE and recruiting activities.

Career Quick-Links for Incoming Students

From your Required Resume Assignment, to Early Recruiting Opportunities, to resources for cover letters, LinkedIn profiles, and value statements, these quick-links are here to ensure your career readiness as you prepare to apply for highly competitive opportunities.

Required Resume Review Assignment

Starting mid-June 2024 you will receive instructions for developing a CSE-approved Brandeis-format resume. Approved resumes are included in the Brandeis International Business School Resume Book, and are required to apply for jobs/internships and register for Industry Treks or career-related events. Learn More

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Apply now: Summer 2025 Internships

Depending on your industry of interest, recruiting for Summer 2025 interns might have already begun. Check out The CSE Guide to Summer Internship Recruiting, and look for communications from the CSE this summer regarding related workshops.

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Meet Your Career Coach Sessions

Watch your email for invitations to join upcoming “Meet Your Career Coach” virtual events. We encourage you to attend at least one of your program’s sessions. During these brief “Meet and Greets” you will have the opportunity to introduce yourself, meet your fellow classmates, and ask general career strategy questions. We hope to see you there!

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Explore CSE Resources

Looking for assistance with other career essentials while applying for Summer 2025 internships? Explore CSE resources like the Cover Letter Guide, Elevator Pitch Guide, Technical Portfolio Guide, BigInterview, and LinkedIn Guide by the LinkedIn Guys. Contact globalcareers@brandeis.edu if you have any questions.

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My Brandeis Career Journey 5 | Riya Ohri, MSF’25

In this original CSE Connect Blog Post, Riya Ohri, MSF’25, details five career-related activities that were especially impactful during her first year at Brandeis International Business School.

As an international student at Brandeis International Business School, the journey thus far …

By Riya Ohri
Riya Ohri CSE Career Captain, CSE News Crew
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Setting Sail with Ariha Jain, MSBA’24

The Setting Sail Series is a collection of blog posts from graduating Career Captains that include their favorite Brandeis International Business School memories, as well as advice for incoming and returning students. In this blog post, Ariha Jain, MSBA’24, – …

By Ariha Jain
Ariha Jain Former CSE Career Captain
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Make a Positive Impression at your Summer Internship on Day One!

Summer internships are about to start! How do you make a great impression when it comes to a relatively short summer internship? We’re resharing a post that covers the tips you need to succeed this summer. 

Summer internships are a …

By Kristen Babineau
Kristen Babineau Associate Director, Career Strategies, MSBA Career Coach
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Setting Sail with Yuxuan Zhang, MSBA’24

The Setting Sail Series is a collection of blog posts from graduating Career Captains that include their favorite Brandeis International Business School memories, as well as advice for incoming and returning students. In this blog post, Yuxuan Zhang, MSBA’24, affectionately …

By Yuxuan Zhang
Yuxuan Zhang Former CSE Career Captain
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Oops! Small Talk Topics to Avoid

Inspired by our Annual Professional Presentation Week (February 12 – February 16, 2024), the CSE Team has created a blog series to highlight important topics related to the various aspects of professional presentation. These will be published throughout the month of …

By Kristen Babineau
Kristen Babineau Associate Director, Career Strategies, MSBA Career Coach
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Incoming Student Resources

The CSE Guide to Summer Internship Recruiting

The moment you step on campus, we know that jobs and internships are the first thing on your mind. With …

CSE Resume Master | Templates, Guides and Resources

Always start with your program’s resume guide – it’s both the foundation and background story of your resume template. It tells …

CSE Cover Letter Guide & Other Resources

Few people enjoy writing cover letters, and in the modern era of technology and social media, it may seem as …

Contact & Location

Phone
781-736-8502
Address

Career Strategies and Engagement Center
415 South Street
Waltham, MA 02453

CSE Business Hours

Monday 9AM-5PM
Tuesday 9AM-5PM
Wednesday 9AM-5PM
Thursday 9AM-5PM
Friday 9AM-5PM