Recruiting at Wellesley

Career Fair

Recruit at Wellesley

Thank you for your interest in recruiting at Wellesley College. Our Employer Engagement team in Career Education looks forward to working with you to create a customized recruiting plan, tailored to your company or organization's goals. This can include, but is not limited to, posting and promotion of employment and internship opportunities for students and alumnae, participation in industry-specific boutique career fairs, facilitation of recruiting events, and conducting student interviews.

To participate in recruiting activities, contact recruiting@wellesley.edu. We will partner with you to customize your recruitment and campus engagement plan to meet your needs.

Fall 2023

Our In-Person Fall 2023 Career Fair will be held on Tuesday, September 19, 2023 from 3-6pm EST. This fair is specifically focused on Business, Consulting, Finance, Marketing, and STEM career fields.

Employer registration is now available on Handshake (and has recently been extended until Friday, August 18, 2023 at 5pm EST) for employers who are offering summer internships, full-time roles, or both kinds of opportunities (in any of these fields).

If you're an employer who wants to learn more about the fair please click here.

Why Wellesley?

Recruit and build connections with Wellesley students, students, and you’ll quickly discover what makes them remarkable! Students at Wellesley College are a diverse group of intellectually curious undergraduates, steeped in a liberal arts curriculum, who can bring a multitude of strengths, skills, and unique abilities to your organization. Wellesley is a gender-inclusive women’s college with a population of roughly 2,500 students hailing from all 50 states and more than 80 countries. While Wellesley is located about 20 miles outside Boston, students pursue internship and employment opportunities across the country and globe, and graduates have gone on to be leaders across all industries and fields. Through employer engagement opportunities with Career Education at Wellesley College, you have the ability to engage with students individually or in groups both large and small. 

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First Generation
19%

of the class of 2024 will be the first generation in their families to graduate from college

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Ethnic Diversity
51%

of the class of 2024 identify as students of color, including two or more races

Language Fluency
46%

of the class of 2024 speak at least one language other than English at home

Highly Selective
20%

of applicants were accepted in 2024, representing Wellesley’s high selectivity

Employer Resources

Explore the links below to learn about recruiting on campus, hosting events, connecting on Handshake, and more.

Employer Partners
Wellesley students are extremely motivated with high levels of integrity and work ethic. They take advantage of their available resources to solve complex problems. The students are always asking intelligent questions so they understand the bigger pictures that the analysis they are completing is a part of. Wellesley College's rigorous academics prepare students for challenging internships and provide students with very mature perspectives.
Jake Housman
Senior Manager, Boston Consulting Group

Career Outcomes Rate

94%
of Class of 2020 graduates were employed, accepted to graduate school, participating in a service/volunteer program, or serving in the military within 6 months of graduation
70.21%
Employed
20.63%
graduate school
2.91%
volunteer program
5.83%
still seeking
.42%
military

On-Campus Recruiting Program Policies (Students)

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Ingrid Belete Núñez '90

Career Education expects all students to abide by the following rules in order to maintain the success and integrity of Wellesley’s recruiting program.

Campus Recruiting Program Policies (Employers)

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Ingrid Belete Núñez '90

Wellesley College has developed the following guidelines to promote an equitable and fair recruiting experience on behalf of our employers as well as our students. It is our expectation that employers who participate in campus recruiting become familiar with the following policies as well as reference these policies throughout the year. 

Handshake Disclaimer & Employer Policies

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Wellesley Career Education

Career Education explicitly makes no representations or guarantees about job postings and external events, or the accuracy of the information provided by an employer/organization/graduate school.

Opportunities for Wellesley Alumnae to Engage with Students via Internships

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Destiny M. Barletta

Learn about the various ways that alums can offer internships to students.

Employer Engagement Opportunities Menu (Spring 2024)

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Ingrid Belete Núñez '90

This menu is available to employer partners who are offering summer internship and/or full-time roles.

Employer Engagement Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Statement

Read our DE&I statement and learn about how employers can engage with Wellesley at a DE&I Partner Tier of Engagement by meeting our criteria for DE&I standards.