Career Services

We want you career-ready!

That’s why the College of Business is the only URI college with a full-time career advisor available to meet with you to explore jobs and put your goals into action. You can get help choosing the career path that is right for you, get your resume reviewed, or have a mock interview.

Spring 2024 upcoming Career Events:

Learn more about preparing for Career Day, Follow-up and Tips for Success.

Revisit our Fall 2023 Career Day page, to view the companies that participated, and view the speaker’s LinkedIn profiles on Handshake.

Revisit our Spring 2023 Career Day, including recordings, photos and contacts to our speakers and alumni panels.


Spring semester is here and many of you are thinking ahead to summer internships and jobs. To help you prepare for the job search, the Career Team offered a few student success days. Focus on creating a professional business resume and the cover letter and thank you note that are also part of the process. Highlighting what goes into a great LinkedIn profile – one that will make employers take notice. Review the sessions below.

J-Term Opportunities – Job Shadowing Days

The University of Rhode Island College of Business Shadowing program is an excellent way to introduce our students to various career opportunities, while allowing companies to recruit new talent. The program is in person with possible options for virtual based on company and student preferences.

Career Tools

Career Services

  • Resume Review
  • Informational/Mock Interviews
  • Career Exploration & Planning
  • Job Search Strategies
  • Coaching
  • Senior five-point Plan
  • BUS390 Questions
  • Exploring graduate school

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Make an appointment

Our career advisor, Kathleen Jackson is here to help you with your career journey. Schedule an appointment through Starfish or email her at at or 401.874.9213.

Business 390

All students take part in a Career Passport Program—a one-credit required course focused on key areas of career development and the job search process, including skill identification, goal setting, industry research, review of job search materials, and networking. In addition, you will participate in mock interviews, major-specific career workshops, and career event among other career-related opportunities.                                                                       

There are year-round career events, including an annual Career Day with over a dozen panel discussions, career fairs, industry nights, and guest speakers who are experienced professionals in their fields.

Career Events

61%Students employed at the time of graduation
92%Students employed 6 months after graduation
23%Students secure a job through an internship