All posts by Center for Career Development

Career Options for English Majors

A few months before receiving my Bachelor of Arts in English Literature from Boston University, many of my closest friends and family began to ask me what I was planning to do with my degree. I’d like to tell you that I had been intently thinking about what I’d do after graduation, but in all ...

Internship Series: Accenture

Elettra Fucelli CAS’16 | Computer Science Technology Consulting Analyst Intern CCD: Tell us about your experience. What were your responsibilities? Elettra: As Accenture is a technology consulting company, most of their people work with clients on various projects. I spent my summer working with one of their top clients, a leader in big data and cloud ...

Internship Series: Boston University Humphrey Fellowship Program

Pengying Wang CAS’18 | International Relations Intern CCD: Tell us about your experience. What were your responsibilities? Pengying: During this internship, I completed some administrative office work, organized and edited the fellows’ profiles, worked on the program booklets, wrote proposals with other corporations, answered the phone calls and replied to emails. My responsibilities strengthened the communication ...

Being a Leader on Campus

As the Student Outreach Coordinator for Boston University’s Center for Career Development and Educational Resource Center, I have the privilege to work with an amazing group of student leaders through our Student Ambassador Program. These students were selected from a competitive group of applicants because of their leadership potential. They are all active members of the BU community; ...

Internship Series: Arcadia Center for Sustainable Food and Agriculture

Guanying Qu CAS’18 | Math and Economics Intern CCD: Tell us about your experience. What were your responsibilities? Guanying: I conducted data analysis of surveys that measure the effectiveness of education initiatives for children on field trips, measuring pre-visit and post-visit differences in their knowledge of healthy food choices. This project required me to create infographics ...

Internship Series: Suh Lab, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Katherine Sennott CAS’16 | Biology Intern/Researcher CCD: Tell us about your experience. What were your responsibilities? Katherine: I was in charge of a research project about apolipoproteins, which are proteins that move cholesterol and other lipids around in your body. This project was based on research that other scientists have published, and was used to highlight ...

Internship Series: Mercer Consulting

Saurabh Mahajan CAS’16 | Economics Actuarial Consulting Intern CCD: Tell us about your experience. What were your responsibilities? Saurabh: Mercer is a global consulting firm that focuses on risk and talent consulting. I was an actuarial intern in the retirement consulting department, so I worked with our consultants to help clients manage/forecast/de-risk their pension liabilities. Since ...

Internship Series: nanoView Diagnostics, Inc.

Michael Stephenson ENG’16 | Biomedical Engineering Product Development Engineering Intern CCD: Tell us about your experience. What were your responsibilities? Michael: nanoView Diagnostics is a startup company that is located in the Boston University Business Resource Center, at Photonics. I found this position after asking one of my professors for help in acquiring an internship. He ...

Internship Series: U.S. Department of State

Greg Zegas CAS’15 | Environmental Analysis & Policy, Economics Econ and Diplomacy Intern at Embassy Majuro (Marshall Islands) CCD: Tell us about your experience. What were your responsibilities? Greg: The Embassy in Majuro is so small that I was able to be involved in a wide variety of projects. At the beginning of the summer, I ...

Internship Series: Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Alex Casella  CAS’16 | Computer Science Software Engineering Intern During the summer of 2014 and 2015, Alex Casella worked as a Software Engineering Intern with a focus in cyber security at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL). LLNL is one of America’s premier laboratories in global security research and development. At LLNL, Alex is a “Computation ...