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Career Advancement Centre


Career Advancement Centre plays a critical role in preparing you for a career in your chosen field. The Career Advancement Centre Career Coaches support you throughout your time at Smith to explore career options, define objectives, and shape a job-search strategy. The coaches help you with the full range of job search and professional development topics including building a strong personal brand, writing resumes and cover letters, developing interview skills, networking and evaluating job offers.

The Career Advancement Centre Corporate Relations team coordinates on-campus recruiting, and an online student resume book to connect students and employers. You also have 24/7 access to QUEST, our career management platform which includes job postings, and a database containing salary information and job interview questions as experienced by past Smith students.

Hiring our Graduates

How the Career Advancement Centre Supports You

  •   Career direction and exploration
  •   Personal brand and LinkedIn
  •   Resume and cover letter
  •   Coffee chats and alumni connections
  •   On-campus recruiting
  •   Summer and full-time job searches
  •   Interview prep
  •   Job offers and salary negotiations
Student in Exchange Program
Student in Exchange Program
Student in Exchange Program
Student in Exchange Program
Student in Exchange Program
Student in Exchange Program

Career Possibilities

A Commerce degree from Smith will provide you with the depth and breadth of knowledge and experience to set you on the path for success. The career options are endless and range across a variety of functions and sectors. For example:

  • Accounting
  • Advertising
  • Business Development
  • Consulting
  • Data & Analytics
  • Energy & Resources
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Event Management
  • Financial Services
  • Fundraising
  • Government and Policy
  • Hospitality and Tourism
  • Healthcare
  • Human Resources
  • International Business
  • Insurance
  • Law
  • Manufacturing
  • Media & Entertainment
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Not-For-Profit/NGO
  • Operations & Logistics
  • Public Relations
  • Retail
  • Sales
  • Strategy
  • Technology
  • Telecommunications

Internship Opportunities

The Career Advancement Centre assists students in finding summer employment following their first, second, and third years of study. These positions are a great way to learn more about the business world, get involved with a specific industry and company, and see if a job is the right fit for you. Students intern in all sorts of industries and functions and gain skills and experience that support their development as a professional.