All posts by Komal Shah

Komal Shah joined the Center for Career Development in 2019. She earned her undergraduate degree in India in Psychology and master’s degree in Education with a concentration in counseling from Boston University. In her spare time, she enjoys practicing yoga, going on hikes, cooking, and playing tabletop board games. She is a tea connoisseur and loves to learn and taste new teas from around the world.

Should Cancelled Internships Go On Your Resume?

COVID-19 has forced employers to cancel internships in many industries. Students enrolled in internship programs in the Spring semester as well as the Summer, received unwanted news about their positions were being cancelled. The National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) asked the employers if the cancelled internships should be mentioned on their resume. In ...

Improving your Skills

In these hard times, there will be students and workers who may face difficulty in obtaining a job or getting a promotion. One way to beat the competition for getting hired is by increasing your chances through online courses, MOOCs or graduate school. There are quite a few popular online course websites which are accredited ...

Stuck at Home? Here’s Some Career Advice

Various companies and universities are suspending on-campus activities to avoid the spreading of the coronavirus and moving classes to a virtual classroom. As this happens, students may start to find more time on their hands with travel hours cut short and class times reduced or canceled. But you may also wonder, what does the coronavirus ...

The Foot-in-the-Door Method for Reaching Your Goals

Various students come to me with stories of not having enough experience in the field to achieve their goals. There may be a solution for students who are stressed about this situation! Students can start exploring other opportunities such as internships, part-time jobs, volunteering, shadowing, or networking to reach the goal of a full-time job ...