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Resources for First Gen Students

Each year BU is happy to welcome amazing students who are the first in their families to attend college. While this is a very exciting time, it also may bring some challenges. Fortunately there are number of resources on campus that can help support you during this transition to college life. The USC (University Service Center) has ...

Internships After Graduation

Graduating soon and not quite sure what you want to do? Or if you want a career in your major? Do you want to try something new, or gain some new experience? Intern again! It takes an average of 3-6 months to secure full time employment after graduation typically anyway, so why spend that time ...

Internship Stories: 23andMe

By Abdullaah Robins (CAS’21) CCD: Tell us about your experience. What were your responsibilities? This summer I spent 12 weeks interning at 23andMe. 23andMe is a healthtech company which providing genetic services through DNA kits which include ancestry reports as well as reports on your health that alerts you about certain risks pertaining to genetics. ...

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 ...