All posts by Center for Career Development

Student Internship Stories: Tima Dasouki (CAS’22), Office of Senator Elizabeth Warren

CCD: Tell us about your experience. What were your responsibilities? TD: I was a policy intern at Senator Elizabeth Warren's Boston Office. My main responsibilities were conducting outreach with the Senator's constituents, authoring weekly briefings to keep the Senator's office informed on local legislative issues and delivering administrative support with data coordination, document management, material ...

Student Internship Stories: Darren Liu (CAS’22), Stanford School of Medicine

CCD: Tell us about your experience. What were your responsibilities? DL: Every summer, I volunteer in a bioinformatics lab (Salzman Lab) close by to my home. Responsibilities change from year to year, but generally, I get assigned to a grad student or a research assistant and help them with their projects. General responsibilities include writing ...

Student Internship Stories: Brigid Kane (COM’22) Katch Media

CCD: Tell us about your experience. What were your responsibilities? BK: I was a media genome analyst with Katch Media. My responsibilities included watching and analyzing movies in order to code them via the Katch Media Genome, rating movies on the Katch App to provide feedback on functionality and reliability, and participating in focus groups ...

Employer Profile: Kraft Heinz and the Planters NUTmobile

CCD Editor's Note: The CCD is proud to use its Employer Profile series to showcase the diverse, exciting, and engaged employers that recruit BU students. The following post is a conversation with Allyson Toolan, a brand spokesperson for Kraft Heinz. Allyson shares her perspective as a professional promoting a major food company, specifically their product ...

Student Internship Stories: Anna Pham (COM’21), MuddHouse Media

CCD: Tell us about your experience. What were your responsibilities? AP: In summer 2020, I had the pleasure of working as an intern at MuddHouse Media, a podcast startup company created by incredibly talented people! We had shows that included Tanya Holland, Kevin Youkilis, and more—Adam Sandler even starred in one of the episodes! My ...

Student Internship Stories: Nyah Jordan (COM’22), The Years Project

CCD: Tell us about your experience. What were your responsibilities? NJ: During my internship at The Years Project, my responsibilities included researching candidates’ history with climate change, the environmental rollbacks that are taking place with the current administration, and keeping track of events that are exacerbated by climate change such as the current wildfires in ...

Being A Savvy Searcher: Tips for Avoiding Job Scams

As the economy changes, we at the CCD have seen an uptick in students receiving fraudulent employment offers. Some of them even appear to originate from our office. To help keep you safe while job searching, we interviewed our Employer Engagement team about recognizing and avoiding job scams. Remember, the CCD will only ever contact ...

Student Internship Stories: Jack Marciano (CAS’22), Boston Children’s Hospital’s Walsh Lab

CCD: Tell us about your experience. What were your responsibilities? JM: As an undergraduate research assistant in the Walsh Lab, I was paired with a graduate student in order to help them with their various projects. Due to COVID19 my internship ended up being remote, but luckily much of my work ended up being conducive ...

Student Internship Stories: Emily Balicanta (SAR’22), Alzheimer’s San Diego

CCD: Tell us about your experience. What were your responsibilities? EB: My role at Alzheimer’s San Diego as an ALZ Companion Intern, was to provide companionship to individuals living with dementia by hosting meaningful virtual visits that may not only improve the individual’s day through fun activities or conversations that recall memory, but also may ...

Student Internship Stories: Ankur Bamezai (CAS’22), MIT McGovern Institute for Brain Science Research

CCD: Tell us about your experience. What were your responsibilities? AB: This summer, in my role as a research assistant at MIT's McGovern Institute for Brain Science Research, I was tasked with managing the feedback collection process for the "Executive Function Game" project. For the most part, this required me to recruit participants, execute "playtesting" ...