All posts by Center for Career Development

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 ...

Internship Stories: 23andMe

By Abdullaah Robins (CAS’21) CCD: Tell us about your experience. What were your responsibilities? This summer I spent 12 weeks interning at 23andMe. 23andMe is a healthtech company which providing genetic services through DNA kits which include ancestry reports as well as reports on your health that alerts you about certain risks pertaining to genetics. ...

Student Internship Stories: Alyssa Yeh (COM’20), Honda

By Alyssa Yeh (COM’22) During Summer 2019, I was a Corporate Affairs and Communications Intern at American Honda Motor Company Headquarters in Torrance, California. CCD: Tell us about your experience. What were your responsibilities? While at Honda, I worked closely with both the Internal and External Communications Teams. Some of my responsibilities included creating media ...

Student Internship Stories: Lukas Flores (QST’21), Ernst & Young

By Lukas Flores (QST’21) CCD: Tell us about your experience. What were your responsibilities? I was interning out of EY's DC office, but would travel every week to Philadelphia as part of a four person team consulting for a client wealth management firm. The client firm was looking to grow, and contracted EY to asses ...

Student Internship Stories: Kendall Castañeda (CAS’21), Deloitte

By Kendall Castañeda (CAS’21) CCD: Tell us about your experience. What were your responsibilities? I spent 8 weeks in Deloitte's Risk and Financial Advisory practice working with a client on a cyber risk and security assignment. Our project was focused on an Identity Access Management (IAM) platform transition. My main responsibility was to learn. I ...

Student Internship Stories: Beleyou Kebede (QST’20), Facebook

By Beleyou Kebede (QST’20) This summer, I had the pleasure of working as a Facebook Digital Rights Operations Intern in California. CCD: Tell us about your experience. What were your responsibilities? I had a great experience interning at Facebook! In my position, the responsibilities were mainly focused on improving user experience of the Facebook family of ...

Student Internship Stories: Kalkidan Tewodros (QST’21), PwC

By Kalkidan Tewodros (QST’21) CCD: Tell us about your experience. What were your responsibilities? This summer, I was an Internal Firm Services Intern in the Los Angeles PwC office. Throughout the 8 weeks, I had the opportunity to attend National Start Training in Atlanta, Georgia, where I networked with all 650 individuals in the program, ...

Student Internship Stories: Emmanuel Reid (COM’20), LinkedIn

By Emmanuel Reid (COM’20) This summer, I had the pleasure of working as an Human Resources Intern at LinkedIn’s headquarters in Sunnyvale, California. It was a 12-week internship, where I expanded on multiple skills and interests I’ve developed in COM. Working in tech was incredibly insightful, and I’m very thankful I have this internship on ...

Student Internship Stories: Josee Matela (COM/Pardee’20) The Federal Reserve Board of Governors

By Josee Matela (COM/Pardee'20) CCD: Tell us about your experience. What were your responsibilities? At the Federal Reserve Board of Governors in Washington DC, I worked in the IT division as the Communications and Outreach Intern. I spent my program working with the Communications and Outreach team to create digital deliverables for the division and ...