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Student Internship Stories: Marielis Rosa (CAS’23) Volunteer Lawyers Project

CCD: Tell us about your experience. What were your responsibilities? MR: I worked in the DotHouse Legal Clinic at the VLP, a Medical Legal Partnership with DotHouse Health, a health care center in Dorchester, MA. I would describe my role at the clinic as an intake case manager. My supervisors assigned me cases referred to ...

Student Internship Stories: Mariam Bashiru (SAR ’23), Multi-Service Eating Disorder Association

CCD: Tell us about your experience. What were your responsibilities? MB: If you said to me that I would work in an eating disorder clinic last year, I wouldn’t believe it. Even though I knew general information about eating disorders, they were still an enigma to me. So when I found this internship opportunity at ...

5 Logistical Tips for Virtual Interviews

Numerous companies are opting for virtual interviews, and we might overlook the mechanics when focusing on how to get ready to meet interviewers online. Here are 5 essential practices to keep in mind as you prepare: Declutter your background. Remove any mess that is visible within the camera. Putting away any potential distractions will make ...

Parent Perspective: Niandong Wang and the Global Career Path

BU prides itself on fostering an international approach to both education and the career search. Our global student body enriches us with their perspectives. But here’s a first for the BU Career Blog; a BU parent with his own global career story to tell.Niandong Wang is a trailblazer. After growing up in China and graduating ...

Student Internship Stories: Max Ferrandino (CAS ’23), The Borgen Project

CCD: Tell us about your experience. What were your responsibilities? OS: I worked at a nonprofit called the Borgen Project as a political affairs intern. The Borgen Project is an organization that lobbies Congress to try to get legislation passed that would support those who are living in poverty around the world, which would be ...

Student Internship Stories: Kaye Chin (CAS’23), Mid Peninsula Boys & Girls Club

CCD: Tell us about your experience. What were your responsibilities? KC: During my internship, I worked in various areas of the Mid Peninsula Boys & Girls Club of San Mateo County. As an intern, I was able to support community outreach and marketing which allowed me to use many skills I already had and challenged ...

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 ...