The Berklee Career Center is here to help you. Maybe you're not yet sure what you want to do, or maybe you know exactly what you want to do but aren't certain how to get there. Maybe you're looking to build on your existing experience, or maybe you want to get your foot in the door for that first post-college job.
Wherever you are in planning your career, the Berklee Career Center will meet you there. We welcome you to take advantage of more personalized assistance by making an appointment with us.
Connect with the Berklee Career Center
As a Berklee undergraduate or graduate student, there are several ways to make the most of what the Berklee Career Center has to offer:
- Schedule an appointment. Log in to the Berklee Career Manager, and click “Request an Advising Appointment.”
- Stop by during walk-in hours. No appointment? No problem. If you’re located on the Boston campus, we’re available from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m., Monday–Friday.
- Attend a resumé/cover letter tune-up session. Every Tuesday at 2:00 p.m., let us help you make your resumé and cover letter shine. Bring your current draft for feedback, or just come learn more about what employers look for and what to include before you begin.
- Call us. Not in the area? You can schedule an appointment with us (see above) to take place over the phone or via Skype.
We recommend that you explore the Berklee Career Center website prior to meeting with us. You may find answers to many of your questions that way, thereby allowing more time to explore questions not covered elsewhere. Popular topics of discussion at the Berklee Career Center include but are not limited to the following:
- music and creative arts career options;
- job search strategies;
- academic major options;
- personal goal development, self-assessment, interest, and values;
- experience and/or portfolio development;
- relocating to a new city;
- entrepreneurial business planning;
- networking and alumni connections;
- branding, marketing, and promotion;
- performance booking strategies;
- mock interviews and negotiating; and
Career and Internship Advisors
The Berklee Career Center staff are experienced professionals with a wealth of knowledge ready to provide you with expert guidance, cutting-edge resources, and professional development experiences to help you meet your career goals.
Since 2008, Julia Bingham has been advising students and presenting workshops at Berklee on networking, job search strategies, resumés and cover letters, graduate school applications, and more. She has served as the cochair of Berklee's personnel committee and is a member of the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences. Prior to joining Berklee she was the cofounder of Merch Music and AllEars Headphone Rental and Production Services, and worked in television and film production in Los Angeles. She completed her Master of Education at Northeastern University and her Bachelor of Arts in theater at the University of New Hampshire.
Brian Curr has been facilitating entertainment industry internships for Berklee students and alumni for the past 10 years. Prior to his arrival in 2006, he worked in recruitment and staffing at Harvard University. His experience in recruitment, staffing, and account management at Harvard is also the cornerstone of his work at Berklee. Outside of Berklee, he works with creative startups and small- to mid-sized tech companies.
Passionate about social justice, the arts, and the role of higher education in preparing globally-minded citizens, Jenna Logue has spent nearly 10 years advising Berklee students and more than 15 years working in higher education, primarily in academic and experiential learning programming. In her current role, she advises undergraduate and graduate students seeking arts and entertainment internships and careers around the world. At Berklee, she has been recognized with a Berklee Urban Service Award for her role in a service-learning course, and she has served on the faculty and staff volunteer committee, Gracenotes. She holds a B.A. from William Smith College and an Ed.M. from the Harvard Graduate School of Education.
Charles McGarvey is an Emerson College graduate with degrees in media arts and writing, literature, and publishing. He managed film sets on the Universal Studios backlot for the New York Film Academy in Los Angeles before returning to Boston to work in marketing and communications in the financial sector. Prior to joining Berklee, he designed and managed large-scale events at Harvard University and Northeastern University.
Nicole Mlynczak comes to Berklee from Baton Rouge, Louisiana, where she was a successful band director, clinician, adjudicator, private instructor, and active performer on clarinet and saxophone. She was also the director of the Tapestry Visual and Performing Arts Program, serving and mentoring students and artists through authentic artistic and creative experiences. She holds a B.M. in clarinet performance, a B.M.E. in K–12 instrumental education, and an M.M. in music education and wind conducting from Louisiana State University.