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 Ciocca Center 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?

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


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Upcoming Program Dates

  • January 12-18, 2020

  • May 13-20, 2020

  • August 23-29, 2020

Tuition: Holy Cross is offering this program for $1,625.
Cancellation: Cancellations made less than 30 days prior to the program start date will incur a 100% charge. Transfer requests made less than 30 days prior to the program start date will incur an additional $200 charge. Withdrawal by the student when the program is in session will be considered a cancellation and incur a 100% charge.
Housing: On-campus housing is included in the tuition fee.


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Fullbridge has helped me understand what skills are beneficial in business and made me very confident that I can put architectural studies and anthropology to use in business!
— Sociology/Architectural Studies Major & Fullbridge alum May 2016 , Holy Cross '19


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.


Recommend 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

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

Housing & Logistics

  1. On-campus housing, dining, and program materials are included in the tuition fee.

  2. Students are responsible for providing their own computers.

Financial Aid

Limited financial aid is available to eligible students. Please fill out this application form for consideration by the Ciocca Center for Business, Ethics, and Society.