All posts by Center for Career Development

CareerShift and Parker Dewey: Two New Tools for Virtual Job Success

The CCD continues to bring BU students access to state-of-the-art digital tools for building relevant experience and organizing successful job and internship searches, no matter where you are. In the last month, two new tools have been introduced to address some of the most common career-related challenges: gaining internship experience during a pandemic (Parker Dewey) ...

COVID-19 Job Search Resources (Updated)

The CCD is committed to bringing you relevant job search resources that reflect the economic realities occasioned by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. This list will be updated regularly. If you have a resource you'd like to suggest for this list, please email the CCD. Covintern.comHas various categories for industries. All virtual / remote postings.Dice.comFor tech ...

Enhance Your Job Search with CareerShift!

The CCD is proud to offer BU degree-program students access to CareerShift, our new tool for enhancing and managing the challenges of the job search. You can access CareerShift from Handshake! With CareerShift, it’s easy to aggregate job databases, keep track of applications, and research prospective employers. You can store custom resumes and cover letters, schedule follow-up reminders, and organize all ...

Internship Stories: DKC/O&M (Broadway Press Agency)

By Macy Sullivan (COM’20) CCD: Tell us about your experience. What were your responsibilities? My responsibilities varied day-to-day, but I was responsible for editing and sending out press releases, covering opening nights and helping with guest spotting. I did a lot of administrative work and helped with media lists and press invitations to certain shows. ...

Internship Stories: Ogilvy Cambridge

By Laura Jeshiva (COM’20) CCD: Tell us about your experience. What were your responsibilities? Currently at Ogilvy, I help out with anything from media monitor, writing content for client social media and Ogilvy channels, research influencers, and help organize events for clients. At my previous internship at Digitas, I had a dual role in account ...

Internship Stories: Converse

By Chiebuka Onwuzurike (QST’20) CCD: Tell us about your experience. What were your responsibilities? At Converse. product creation is done in tandem by three functions; the Product Line Manager (PLM), the Design Team, and the Development Team. The three teams collectively are called the Triad. Each function has a specific role. The PLM team is ...

Internship Stories: Boston Medical Center

By Enzo Plaitano (CAS’21) CCD: Tell us about your experience. What were your responsibilities? A traumatic injury can happen to anyone at any time. For most of us, it’s not something that we plan for or expect, but violent injuries, in particular, disproportionately affect members of our society. I work at Boston Medical Center (BMC), ...

Internship Stories: Innovate@BU

By Dahlia Maleh (COM’21) CCD: Tell us about your experience. What were your responsibilities? My role as the External Relations Intern was to be the contact point to any external professional or organization. I would coordinate and plan the weekly office hours hosted by a variety of Boston professionals. Additionally, I helped develop a new mentorship ...

Student Side Hustles: Sarah Greisdorf

Student Side Hustles profiles BU students with unique entrepreneurial experiences. This week, meet Sarah Greisdorf, whose clothing brand puts pockets first! This week, the CCD chatted with Sarah Greisdorf (CAS ‘20) about her clothing brand, Holdette. Holdette is a clothing brand that’ll hold your attention - and your stuff. After realizing that most women’s clothing ...

The CCD Presents: Our Online Career Resource Roundup!

The Center for Career Development is dedicated to supporting students studying remotely due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Here is a list of resources you can access from wherever you're completing your semester. This list will be updated as new resources are added. We hope every student in the BU community remains safe and healthy. Virtual ...