All posts by Center for Career Development

Student Internship Stories: Neekita Bajaj (SAR ‘23), Girl Scouts of Northern New Jersey 

CCD: Tell us about your experience. What were your responsibilities? NB: Girl Scouts of Northern New Jersey (GSNNJ) is a non-profit organization that believes in the power of G.I.R.L.S (go-getters, innovators, risk-takers, leaders), and offers every girl the opportunity to practice a lifetime of leadership, adventure, and success. Jockey Hollow Girl Scout Camp is a ...

Student Internship Stories: Camilo Auyero (CAS ‘23), Rainforest Partnership

CCD: Tell us about your experience. What were your responsibilities? CA: Rainforest Partnership is an Austin-based international NGO that works with the local and indigenous communities to protect and regenerate tropical rainforests in Ecuador, Peru, and Mexico. On a global scale, Rainforest Partnership aims to educate and raise awareness on rainforest conservation through partnerships with ...

Student Internship Stories: Ahyoung Shin (CAS ‘22), Volunteer Lawyers Project (VLP)

CCD: Tell us about your experience. What were your responsibilities? AS: Last summer, I had the opportunity to intern as a Student Intern at the Volunteer Lawyers Project (VLP) in Boston, MA. VLP is a non-profit organization that provides legal aid to lower-income people in the Greater Boston area. Within the various units that VLP has, ...

Student Internship Stories: Amanda Primosch (CFA, COM ’22), Young Artists of America

CCD: Tell us about your experience. What were your responsibilities? AP:   This summer, I continued to be an intern with Young Artists of America (YAA), a nonprofit performing arts organization that seeks to train young students into the best performers and people they can be. YAA provides classes in singing, acting, and dancing, as ...

How To Study Abroad at No Cost

By Tima Dasouki, CAS'22 Did you know that you can study abroad in any country at no cost to you? Many students find the idea of study abroad to be financially overwhelming: transportation, food, housing and accommodations in a completely different country sound intimidating. What you may not be aware of is that the government ...

Career Advice BU Alumni Wish They Knew in College

The Boston University alumni network is an expansive resource for current students to utilize as they work through their 4 years of college. Thanks to our generous alumni, here is some advice they have for Terriers that they wish they knew while in school. Want more career advice? Connect with alumni in BU Connects, BU's ...

Classroom + Career Returns to In-Person

by Carina Wang As BU gears up for a fully in-person school year, the Center for Career Development (CCD) and Educational Resource Center (ERC) wants to help you transition from LfA to in-person by connecting you with your fellow peers to foster your academic achievement and career development. Connect with our CCD-ERC Student Ambassadors at ...

CCD Presents: Alumni Spotlight Video Series

Ever wondered what it takes to succeed as an investment analyst? What about how to start a school? Or wondered if you would be happy with a career in brand advancement? Now you can hear from Terriers just like you who built careers in these exciting fields and many more. The CCD is proud to ...

Student Internship Stories: Chloe McKim Jepsen (CAS’22), Massachusetts Housing Coalition

CCD: Tell us about your experience. What were your responsibilities? CMJ: I served as the Marketing and Policy Intern for the Massachusetts Housing Coalition, a new nonprofit organization based in Boston. MHC aims to promote the creation of affordable housing in Massachusetts through advocacy of adequate access to transportation, sustainable practices, and racial social, and ...

Student Internship Stories: Anna Yingst (CAS’22) Environment Colorado

CCD: Tell us about your experience. What were your responsibilities? During the fall semester of 2020, I worked as a campaign assistant with Environment Colorado Research and Policy Center. Environment Colorado’s mission is to make the world a greener and healthier place for all, with help from people who care deeply about the environment and ...