All posts by Dean Marchildon

Dean joined the Center for Career Development and the Educational Resource Center in August 2018. He oversees all Peer Engagement initiatives and the CCD-ERC Student Ambassador workforce in their efforts to increase student awareness of and engagement with both centers. He received his bachelor’s degree in Linguistics and his master’s degree in Educational Leadership & Policy Studies with a focus in Higher Education Administration from BU. Outside of work and classes, Dean loves to explore local coffee shops, indulge in Stephen King novels, visit family in Maine, build Spotify playlists, and take road trips to just about anywhere.

Out or Not: Job Search Tips for LGBTQIA+ Individuals

Being comfortable with who you are in the workplace can be pivotal to your success as a professional. For LGBTQIA+ identifying individuals, the expression of sexual identity as part of your professional self can be an area of concern when job searching and in finding a sense of belonging in a future workplace. Whether you ...

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 ...