All posts by Dean Marchildon

Dean joined the Center for Career Development and the Educational Resource Center in January 2020. He oversees the Peer Engagement program and Student Ambassador workforce in their efforts to connect students to the CCD and ERC. He is actively involved in events for both centers and in creating an enjoyable student employee work experience. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Linguistics from BU, and is currently pursuing a Master’s in Higher Education Administration from BU as well. Outside of work and classes, Dean loves to explore local coffee shops, indulge in Stephen King novels, visit family in Maine, and take road trips to just about anywhere.

Managing Your Workload as a New Professional

As you transition to a professional role, one of the first skills that will be put to the test is your ability to manage your workload. No one is going to monitor your progress and remind you of your deadlines, so it is paramount that you take control and set yourself up for success.  Here ...

Best Practices for Communicating with Your Supervisor

Whether you are a seasoned professional or about to embark on your first internship, one invaluable skill to master is how to communicate with your supervisor. Building a strong relationship with your supervisor is incredibly important. Supervisors are an important source of feedback for you, and since they have formal authority, they can shape how ...

Thinking of Going for that Promotion?

You’ve been in your current role for some time now, doing solid work and making things happen. But you can’t help but begin to think about your next career move, and you should be. An option that may come across your plate is applying for a promotion at your current employer. If you find yourself in this ...