All posts by Sarah Thomas

Sarah joined Boston University in 2014 and the CCD in 2016. She manages marketing efforts and communications projects, including social media, email newsletters, the CCD website, and more. She received her bachelor of arts degree in history and English literature from Alfred University and her master of science degree in journalism from Boston University. In her spare time, Sarah likes to sew, play video games, and enjoys musical theater and strange museums.

Making the Most of VMock

By now, you've surely heard of VMock. This new tool available to BU students allows you to upload your resume and get a custom score and improvement plan in seconds. Today more than ever, your resume is entering a competitive world. The CCD works closely with Fortune 500 companies and other top organizations when they ...

Career Insights: Sundae School in Dennisport, MA

Leanne Quinn Over the past five summers, I have worked at Sundae School Ice Cream Parlor in Dennisport, Massachusetts. Even though I can’t actually eat dairy, I will openly brag to anyone that asks (or does not ask) that Sundae School was voted the number one ice cream parlor on the cape last year and ...

Internship Series: Bytedance

Bytedance (Jinri Toutiao) Xueqing (Annie) Wu CAS 20’ Statistics & Psychology Data Analyst CCD: Tell us about your internship experience. What were your responsibilities? I interned in Bytedance, which is the fourth largest technology company in China. My position was data analyst, and I was assigned to a subsidiary corporation called DCar which is an app ...

Internship Series: The Campaign for Boston University

Andrea Lee CAS’ 20 | International Relations Telefund caller CCD: Tell us about your work experience. What were your responsibilities? Andrea: I worked as a caller at BU Telefund over the summer. As a caller I was responsible for calling BU alumni, updating their contact information to keep in touch with them, asking them about ...

What’s New In Handshake

By now, you're definitely familiar with Handshake. BU's online career management hub has changed the game for finding an internship or job as a BU student. Launched in 2017, Handshake is your one-stop shop for managing your career here at BU. You may have already explored Handshake, but there's always something new to discover with ...