All posts by Center for Career Development

Internship Series: UROP (Children’s Literature)

Nina Becker Jobim CAS ‘16 | English Researcher During the summer of 2015, Nina Becker Jobim worked on a UROP project with Professor Anna Henchman assembling materials to help create a new class on children’s literature. CCD: How did you find the position? What helped you get it? What resources (at BU or elsewhere) did ...

Internship Series: Generation Teach

Stefanie Grossano CAS ‘16 | Independent Concentration-Neurosociology & Education Teaching Fellow During the summer of 2015, Stefanie Grossano was a Teaching Fellow for the Generation Teach Program, which she found on Idealist.org. CCD: What did you do in that position? What were your responsibilities? Stefanie: As a Generation Teach (GT) Fellow, I taught Speech & Debate ...

Internship Series: HSBC Hong Kong

Juliana Law Questrom ‘17 | Finance and Accounting Summer Intern During the summer of 2015, Juliana Law was a Summer Intern for a HSBC Global Banking and Markets subsidiary in Hong Kong. CCD: What did you do in that position? What were your responsibilities? Juliana: I interned with Brokerage Outsourcing Securities Services. I was involved in ...

Internship Series: UROP

Ben Gagne-Maynard CAS/Pardee '16 | History and International Relations Student Researcher During the summer of 2015, Ben Gagne-Maynard worked on a UROP project under the guidance of Professor Anthony Petro. He conducted his own historical and archival research project. CCD: What did you do in that position? What were your responsibilities? Ben: As a student researcher ...

Finding Your Fit as a Liberal Arts Major

My seven-year-old daughter changes her mind every day about what she wants to be when she grows up. One day she wants to be a baker, the next day a photographer, and sometimes she wants to be a farmer. Frustrated, she will say that she can’t decide. To which I reply, “you don’t have to ...

Internship Series: Hakuna

Daniel Guan CAS’18 | Economics Marketing Intern During the summer of 2015, Daniel Guan was a Marketing Intern for a home care company called Hakuna, which he found through networking with his sister’s connections. CCD: What did you do in that position? What were your responsibilities? Daniel: As a Marketing Intern, I assisted the Marketing Manager ...

Internship Series: Giorgio Armani

Mollie Wasser Questrom ’16 | Marketing and Organizational Behavior Human Resources/Recruitment Intern During the summer of 2015, Mollie Wasser was a Human Resources/Recruitment Intern for Giorgio Armani, which she found on Indeed.com. CCD: Tell us about your experience. What were your responsibilities? Mollie: I was able to assist in the full cycle recruitment of interns and ...

Internship Series: Mission of Honduras to the United Nations

Fabiola Portal Dorado CAS'16 | International Relations Human Rights Representative, Permanent Mission of Honduras to the United Nations and other International Organizations in Geneva CCD: Tell us about your experience. What were your responsibilities? Fabiola: I worked primarily with human rights issues during the 28th and 29th Sessions of the Human Rights Council, the 22nd Cycle ...

Internship Series: Systems & Technology Research

Benjamin Lawson CAS’17 | Computer Science Video and Image Understanding Group Intern CCD: Tell us about your experience. What were your responsibilities? Benjamin: I was responsible for creating an app that utilized the face recognition capabilities that the group is developing. I adapted the current paradigm of a static database of images to a streaming real-time ...

Internship Series: VISION Marketing & Consulting

Brooke Kwasny COM’16 | Public Relations Social Media Intern CCD: Tell us about your experience. What were your responsibilities? Brooke: My main responsibility was to manage the online presence of my company. I did everything from managing our company Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Google+ accounts to writing blogs for our website. CCD: How did you find ...