Summer Start-up Program

The Graduate Career Management Center (GCMC) and The Mason School of Business take a holistic approach to supporting students in their internship and full-time job search.

Preparation for an effective job search starts early. The Summer Start-up Program prepares you for your job search by engaging you in a self-assessment process, identifying strengths and weaknesses, exploring various career paths, developing an effective resume, self-branding, as well as job search strategies.

The Summer Start-up Program schedule includes:

  • Completing a career valuation using the premier online self-assessment program, CareerLeaderTM
  • Working one-on-one with an experienced career advisor (virtually or in-person)
  • Updating your resume and developing a LinkedIn profile 
  • Using MASONlink, GCMC's one-stop platform to access:
    • Job Postings and On-Campus Recruting
    • Premium Graduate job search websites
    • Professional Development events and resources, and much more

In addition, your job search is supported by our Executive Partners, Mason Alumni Career Champions, Faculty, Staff, and, fellow students.