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Mom, Dad? I’m an English Major.

Going to college can be rough; there’s a lot that goes into making the leap. You have to worry about doing laundry, you have to worry about making friends, you have to worry about what duvet cover your roommate is buying so your color schemes match. Oh, yeah—most importantly, you have to pick a topic ...

Internship Stories: 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 ...

Employer Perspectives: Why an Internship with Enterprise Was My Best College Decision

Editor's Note: Employer Perspectives bring posts from employers that actively recruit BU students through the CCD to our blog audience. All content in Employer Perspectives posts is created by the employers themselves. For more information about Enterprise, visit their Handshake listing or their career website. When I was a college Junior, careers weren't on my ...

You Already Know How to Write a Cover Letter

You have probably heard that you should write a different cover letter for each position you apply for. This is true, but that doesn’t mean that you must start from nothing each time. While we don’t recommend copy and paste from a previous letter, we do recommend that you follow a formula to make it ...

Internship Stories: 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 ...

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 ...

Internship Stories: 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 ...