All posts by Center for Career Development

Hult Prize Spotlight: RefEd

By Yasmin Morais CAS'19 | International Relations Editor's Note: This is the first in a series of blog posts that showcase the work of BU teams competing for the Hult Prize.  RefEd is an application designed to reduce the gaps of access to education among refugee children. It started in the fall of 2017 with ...

Internship Series: The Centers for Disease Control (CDC)

Madison Hardee CAS'19 | Biochemistry Global HIV Research Intern CCD: Tell us about your work experience. What were your responsibilities? MH: This past summer I had the pleasure of working for the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention in their Division of Global HIV & TB with the International Laboratory Branch. This experience helped expose ...

Internship Experience: Cummins Engines

Meredith McDuffie CAS'19 | English Data Clerk CCD: Tell us about your work experience. What were your responsibilities? MM: In the summer of 2017 I worked as a data clerk for an engine company called Cummins in the legal department. My daily responsibilities included digitizing archived patents and organizing legal documents. CCD: How did you ...

Internship Series: BU Orientation

Sarah Bickford CAS'19 | Psychology Student Advisor CCD: Tell us about your work experience. What were your responsibilities? SB: This summer, I worked for BU Orientation as a Student Advisor. I was responsible for working the three-day orientation session and aiding with a variety of student-related activities and programs. Such responsibilities included checking students in, ...

Internship Series: Office of Representative Rosa DeLauro, U. S. Congress

Ann-Lyssa Asare CAS/Pardee'20 | International Relations Legislative Intern CCD: Tell us about your work experience. What were your responsibilities?  AL: I worked for the 3rd Congressional District Office in Connecticut for Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro. Interns in the New Haven District Office work closely with the assigned supervisory staff performing a full range of tasks including ...

Internship Series: Red Hat

Patrick Dillon ENG ’18 | Computer Engineering Software Engineering Intern CCD: Tell us about your internship experience. What were your responsibilities? Patrick: I worked on OpenShift Online, which is a cloud computing platform. I wrote software to make improvements to the new user registration process. CCD: How did you find the position? What helped you get it?  Patrick: Red ...

Internship Series: Turner Broadcasting (TRUTV)

Nairobi Jeanniton COM ’19 | Public Relations Digital Marketing Intern CCD: Tell us about your internship experience. What were your responsibilities? Nairobi: I developed compelling, on-brand copy on a daily basis for online sites and social accounts. I also managed social assets on Sprinklr, and presented a social media optimization campaign to top-level executives. CCD: How did you ...