All posts by Center for Career Development

Student Internship Stories: Anna Pham (COM’21), MuddHouse Media

CCD: Tell us about your experience. What were your responsibilities? AP: In summer 2020, I had the pleasure of working as an intern at MuddHouse Media, a podcast startup company created by incredibly talented people! We had shows that included Tanya Holland, Kevin Youkilis, and more—Adam Sandler even starred in one of the episodes! My ...

Student Internship Stories: Nyah Jordan (COM’22), The Years Project

CCD: Tell us about your experience. What were your responsibilities? NJ: During my internship at The Years Project, my responsibilities included researching candidates’ history with climate change, the environmental rollbacks that are taking place with the current administration, and keeping track of events that are exacerbated by climate change such as the current wildfires in ...

Being A Savvy Searcher: Tips for Avoiding Job Scams

As the economy changes, we at the CCD have seen an uptick in students receiving fraudulent employment offers. Some of them even appear to originate from our office. To help keep you safe while job searching, we interviewed our Employer Engagement team about recognizing and avoiding job scams. Remember, the CCD will only ever contact ...

Student Internship Stories: Jack Marciano (CAS’22), Boston Children’s Hospital’s Walsh Lab

CCD: Tell us about your experience. What were your responsibilities? JM: As an undergraduate research assistant in the Walsh Lab, I was paired with a graduate student in order to help them with their various projects. Due to COVID19 my internship ended up being remote, but luckily much of my work ended up being conducive ...

Student Internship Stories: Emily Balicanta (SAR’22), Alzheimer’s San Diego

CCD: Tell us about your experience. What were your responsibilities? EB: My role at Alzheimer’s San Diego as an ALZ Companion Intern, was to provide companionship to individuals living with dementia by hosting meaningful virtual visits that may not only improve the individual’s day through fun activities or conversations that recall memory, but also may ...

Student Internship Stories: Ankur Bamezai (CAS’22), MIT McGovern Institute for Brain Science Research

CCD: Tell us about your experience. What were your responsibilities? AB: This summer, in my role as a research assistant at MIT's McGovern Institute for Brain Science Research, I was tasked with managing the feedback collection process for the "Executive Function Game" project. For the most part, this required me to recruit participants, execute "playtesting" ...

Student Internship Stories: Liah Alemayehu (CAS’22), Vote-USA

CCD: Tell us about your experience. What were your responsibilities? LA: I interned at Vote-USA, an organization that utilizes a non-partisan web based social interaction tool that enables voters to connect to candidates running in their city, county, and state level. As a research intern for Vote-USA, my responsibilities consisted of researching candidates’ campaign information, contacting ...

Student Internship Stories: Mayowa Hassan (QST’23), Social Innovation Forum (SIF)

CCD: Tell us about your experience. What were your responsibilities? MH: My experience with the Social Innovation Forum (SIF) was super nice. As a Program Intern, I worked intimately with the program team of the Social Innovation Forum. My tasks were mostly concerned with its Accelerator program which uses a marketplace model to connect social ...

Student Internship Stories: Emma Figueredo (CAS’23), Born Global

CCD: Tell us about your internship experience. What were your responsibilities? EF: My role in Born Global was to research ways that larger companies and businesses could change their practices, making them more fair, efficient, and sustainable. My responsibilities were to look at different problems, then research how we can overcome them. This involved a ...

Student Internship Stories: Monica Shipman (CAS’23), Cerillo Family Dentistry

CCD: Tell us about your experience. What were your responsibilities? MS: For seven months of my senior year, I would intern at Cerillo Family Dentistry on Mondays and Fridays through a class at my high school called “Executive Internship.” Seeing as I plan on entering the dental field, this was a great experience for me, ...