Fullbridge Professional Edge

On campus at College of the Holy Cross.

Get real-world experience. Fast.

Fullbridge Professional Edge gives Holy Cross students real-world experience to shine in today’s ultra-competitive marketplace. Employers of Fullbridge graduates report that Fullbridge alums are more effective, prepared, and better at teamwork than other graduates.

To complement the Holy Cross rigorous education, The COES Program has partnered with Fullbridge to immerse you in business, finance, marketing, and innovation—the skills employers seek. Working closely in teams to tackle real-world projects, you will develop a strong core of work competencies, and develop confidence to take your next step. In addition, your own personal Fullbridge coach will be your guide and mentor throughout the program.

Classrooms will be transformed into a simulated workplace—the program is an intensive lecture-free hands-on experience that culminates in a final team presentation.

Here’s what you’ll get from the program:

  1. Preparedness and marketability in today’s competitive job market
  2. Confidence and knowledge essential to land an internship or job
  3. Access to a professional network of Fullbridge alumni and coaches
  4. Effective presentation and public speaking skills
  5. Real-world experience
  6. Insight into the world of business

Competencies & Skills

  • Financial Analysis
  • Presentation & Public Speaking Skills
  • Teamwork

Professional Traits

  • Awareness of Others
  • Being a Positive Force
  • Disagreeing Effectively

What’s next? The COES Program at Holy Cross offers students the opportunity to further explore business through industry specific alumni-led workshops. A Certificate of Readiness is awarded to students who complete five milestones, all starting with the Fullbridge Professional Edge program on campus. Get started today and connect your liberal arts education to the marketplace.

The Admissions Process

Admission to The Fullbridge Program is competitive and based on a thorough review of your individual application. Candidates are reviewed and admitted on a rolling admissions basis—we highly recommend that you apply early.

Recommended time to take the Fullbridge program

  • Current First Years: January or May of first year
  • Current Second Years*: August, January or May of second year

Housing & Logistics

  • On-campus housing, dining, and program materials are included in the tuition fee.
  • Students are responsible for providing their own computers.

Financial Aid

Limited scholarships are available to eligible students. Please contact Kathy Lavallee in the Ciocca Office of Entrepreneurial Studies for more information regarding financial assistance.

*Second years should think about taking the program as soon as possible.