Career Planning

System for Career Advising

Our integrated system for career advising provides longitudinal, individualized mentoring and advising to help students form their professional identity, choose a career path, and guide them as they advance to residency.

The system is comprised of three main areas of focus:

1) Advising & Mentorship: Advisor Network

  • Student Affairs Deans
  • Core Advisors
  • Peer Advisors
  • Field Specific Advisors

2) Guided Exploration: Understanding Yourself & Exploring Your Options

  • Class Meetings
  • 1-on-1 Sessions
  • Career Fairs
  • Career Interest Groups
  • Electives
  • Specialty Faculty
  • ePortfolios

3) Residency Application Preparation

  • Class Meetings
  • Workshops
  • 1-on-1 Discussions
  • Practice Sessions

BUSM Career Planning by Year

The Student Affairs Office provides and coordinates several resources to help guide you through your career planning. Below is an overview of what to expect from first year into fourth year: