All posts by Center for Career Development

How to Have Successful Virtual Connections with Employers

By Fellenia Chan (Questrom '22), CCD-ERC Student Ambassador  With the continuous advancement of technology and the greater use of online platforms, it’s more important than ever for students to understand how to connect with employers in a virtual space. From traditional career fairs to employer information sessions, more recruiters and companies are opting to host ...

Preparing for the Virtual Career Fair

By Nobel Chan (CAS '23), CCD-ERC Student Ambassador With this semester’s University-Wide Virtual Career Fair coming up soon on March 4, you may be wondering how to prepare for the event. Which employers should you meet? How much research should you do beforehand? What types of sessions will there be and which should you attend? ...

Student Internship Stories: Annette O’Dell ( QST’ 23), Facets Chicago

CCD: Tell us about your experience. What were your responsibilities? AO:  I had the pleasure to be a Festival Programming Intern for Facets Chicago, a film nonprofit organization that aims to bring films to children. Specifically, I was an intern for the Chicago International Children’s Film Festival, which is put on annually in November by ...

Meet the CCD’s Executive Director: Addye Buckley-Burnell

Three months into her new position as Executive Director at the CCD, we sat down with Addye Buckley-Burnell to learn her impressions of how the labor market has been affected by the pandemic and what she wants students to know about their path after BU. We discussed what drew her to career development, what keeps ...

Student Internship Stories:  Priscilla Bright  ( CAS’23), The Guild of Boston Artists

CCD: Tell us about your experience. What were your responsibilities? PB: The Guild of Boston Artists is a gallery that is unique in many ways. It is the only contemporary representational art gallery in Boston, it is deeply rooted in its history, and although it is run on a small staff, those who work there ...

Student Internship Stories: Hadeel Abu Ktasih (CAS ’22), International Institute of New England

CCD: Tell us about your experience. What were your responsibilities? HA: The International Institute of New England is a non-profit resettlement agency that works to integrate migrants, refugees, trafficking victims, and asylum seekers into the  United States by providing basic services, English classes, career help, legal counsel,  and a number of other aid resources. My ...

Student Internship Stories: Abigail Hulick (QST’ 22), Raising A Reader Massachusetts

CCD: Tell us about your experience. What were your responsibilities? AH: I spent my time interning for Raising A Reader Massachusetts, an organization dedicated to closing the literacy opportunity gap primarily through their Red Book Bag program and parent education workshops. They serve families with children from birth to six years by partnering with after-school ...

Kylie Yamauchi (CAS ‘22), Hawaiʻi Pacific Health (HPH)

CCD: Tell us about your experience. What were your responsibilities?  KY: Hawaiʻi Pacific Health (HPH) is a nonprofit organization that consists of four different hospital systems, Kapiʻolani Medical Center for Women and Children, Pali Momi Medical Center, Straub Medical Center, and Wilcox Medical Center. Part of HPH’s mission is to give back to the community ...

Student Internship Stories: Sharlize Lescano (COM ‘23), Bakes for Breast Cancer

CCD: Tell us about your experience. What were your responsibilities? SL: This summer, I interned at Bakes for Breast Cancer, a nonprofit organization that aims to spread awareness and raise money for breast cancer initiatives, such as medical research and patient care. As a Public Relations Intern, some of my responsibilities included: curating engaging social ...

Student Internship Stories: Neekita Bajaj (SAR ‘23), Girl Scouts of Northern New Jersey 

CCD: Tell us about your experience. What were your responsibilities? NB: Girl Scouts of Northern New Jersey (GSNNJ) is a non-profit organization that believes in the power of G.I.R.L.S (go-getters, innovators, risk-takers, leaders), and offers every girl the opportunity to practice a lifetime of leadership, adventure, and success. Jockey Hollow Girl Scout Camp is a ...