Here for you every step of the way.

Success and Career Advisors

At Dean, individual attention and customized learning matters deeply. No one should go at it alone, and that's why a personal Success and Career Advisor is always available to each student. 

Our Success and Career Advisors believe in you. They will work with you beginning your first day of class and stay with you for the duration of your time at Dean. Their goal is to turn your academic potential into achievement. 

What We Do

Success and Career Advisors regularly with you, working one-on-one to:

  • Provide support in your transition to college and act as your go-to point-person during your time at Dean.
  • Select a major and map out a class schedule.
  • Promote academic, personal and career success through monitoring, engagement, and helping you develop connections with your school, major and peers.
  • Provide resume review, mock interviewing, career plan, career search, career guidance and explore career goals and internship opportunities.
  • Research transfer or graduate school opportunities upon graduation.

Career & Internship Fair 

Dean College hosts a Career & Internship Fair for you to network with a variety of businesses and organizations. Visit today@dean to learn more about upcoming events on campus.

Dean Career Advantage

The Dean Career Advantage (DCA) is a four year program with a holistic approach that is designed to provide you with the tools necessary to develop a career mindset and achieve success after graduation.

Dean Career AdvantageBeginning year one, you will work one-on-one with your success and career advisor who will help you identify, navigate and explore career options based on your personal skills and strengths. 

The core goal of the Dean Career Advantage (DCA) is to develop your career mindset. You will learn to integrate what you are learning with what you are experiencing. You will reflect on where you are now and where you want to go. Then we will steer you in the right direction to get there. This mindset will guide you throughout your career. It’s not about your first job, it’s about your career.

Throughout each semester the Dean Career Advantage (DCA) is embedded into the curriculum. You will be exposed to networking, etiquette, resume building, mock interviews and job hunting based on your individualized career plan. You will develop skills such as work ethic, professionalism, communication skills and time management, allowing you to acclimate successfully into the professional workplace. Every student graduates with solid preparation for Life after Dean.

The creation of the Dean Career Advantage (DCA) is generously supported by a grant the College received from the Davis Educational Foundation

Undecided Students Map Program

Our Map program helps students who have entered college as undecided, gather enough knowledge through self-assessments, in-class activities, workshops, faculty and staff mentoring, speakers and campus events to decide on a major fit for their career path. 


Dean College earned National recognition in 2021-22 as a Career Development College of Distinction for the third consecutive year. 

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Meet Our Team

Learn more about the Student Success and Career Planning Team at Dean College.

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Robbins Family Center for Advising & Career Planning

Address 99 Main Street, Franklin, MA 02038