All posts by Center for Career Development

Student Internship Stories: Dahlia Maleh (COM’21), Innovate@BU

By Dahlia Maleh (COM’21) CCD: Tell us about your experience. What were your responsibilities? My role as the External Relations Intern was to be the contact point to any external professional or organization. I would coordinate and plan the weekly office hours hosted by a variety of Boston professionals. Additionally, I helped develop a new mentorship ...

Student Side Hustles: Sarah Greisdorf

Student Side Hustles profiles BU students with unique entrepreneurial experiences. This week, meet Sarah Greisdorf, whose clothing brand puts pockets first! This week, the CCD chatted with Sarah Greisdorf (CAS ‘20) about her clothing brand, Holdette. Holdette is a clothing brand that’ll hold your attention - and your stuff. After realizing that most women’s clothing ...

The CCD Presents: Our Online Career Resource Roundup!

The Center for Career Development is dedicated to supporting students studying remotely due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Here is a list of resources you can access from wherever you're completing your semester. This list will be updated as new resources are added. We hope every student in the BU community remains safe and healthy. Virtual ...

The Top 5 Things Internships Have Taught Me

By Srushti Dhoke (CAS'22, Economics/Mathematics) I’m an international student, and I’ve had some internship experience back home in India and recently also in the US. Looking back, I couldn’t help but notice that there are a few recurring things that I and other people I know had to deal with. Mistakes were made, experience was ...

Student Internship Stories: Hafzat Akanni (CAS’20), Equal Justice Initiative (EJI)

By Hafzat Akanni (CAS’20) CCD: Tell us about your experience. What were your responsibilities? In the summer of 2018, I interned with EJI and was able to gain and exercise many skills throughout the summer. I was able to work on the Confederate Memorial Project, where the other interns and I were tasked with traveling ...

Student Internship Stories: Esther Clayton (CAS’20), MML PR

By Esther Clayton (CAS’20) CCD: Tell us about your experience. What were your responsibilities? I began working at MML PR in August, and alternated with another internship during my time in Los Angeles. MML is a boutique beauty and lifestyle PR agency, with a heavy emphasis on boutique. I was working with only three other ...

Student Internship Stories: Tim Barlar (QST’20), Aberdeen Standard Investments

By Tim Barlar (QST’20) CCD: Tell us about your experience. What were your responsibilities? Over the summer I worked as an Investments intern with Aberdeen Standard Investments (ASI) Private Equity group in Boston. During my time with the firm, I conducted valuations of secondary investments by creating financial models to determine the net asset value ...

Student Internship Stories: Wesley Jones (SAR’21), GLBTQ Legal Advocates and Defenders (GLAD)

By Wesley Jones (SAR’21) CCD: Tell us about your experience. What were your responsibilities? So far my experience at GLAD has been fantastic. I have been able to work on multiple projects across various areas of development from event planning, prospect research, and database management. In addition, all of my co-workers have been incredibly supportive ...

Student Internship Stories: Sophia Ricciardi (COM/CAS’20) Mandarin Film

By Sophia Ricciardi (COM/CAS’20) CCD: Tell us about your experience. What were your responsibilities? I worked directly under the Executive Producer of Mandarin Film in their new Shanghai office. Mandarin Film is a production company based in Beijing, that collaborates with a lot of European and American companies on productions that shoot in China. Mandarin ...

PhD and Grad Students: What the CCD Can Do for You

The Center for Career Development (CCD) is available to PhD and graduate students and can help with specific concerns that you may have in your time here. Some of the ways we can help are: Developing your job search strategy: Whether you are planning to pursue an academic job, a post-doc position, or plan to ...