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How to Highlight Skills from Your Job in Customer Service

Many students hold jobs in the customer service industry while they are in high school and/or college. While working at a store or restaurant may not be everybody’s dream job, these types of customer-facing roles provide you with more skills and experience than you may realize. The most common type of abilities that you’ll gain ...

Internship Experience: Bank of China

Peiying Huang CAS'20 | Economics Corporate Banking Intern Tell us about your work experience. What were your responsibilities? I was a corporate banking intern over the summer. My responsibilities involved auditing financial services clients, assisting clients with online banking, and facilitating a event targeted at about 100 employees of a local company. How did you ...

Resilience and the Job Search

Everyone knows someone who seemed to get a job like magic. They applied to a few positions and got an offer within a month. Unfortunately, this is the exception rather than the rule. Even if you are doing everything right, the search can still take time. Almost all the alums we talk to say their ...

Student Entrepreneur Spotlight: TechTogether

By Fiona Whittington COM'19 | Advertising & Computer Science Previously known as SheHacks, TechTogether was created with the sole aim of increasing the rate of female and femme non-binary attendance at hackathons in the Boston area. When TechTogether was created there was no big entrepreneurial vision - only a single idea that by hosting an ...

Internship Series: Camp Terrier

Michael Kim Wheelock SED'19 | Early Childhood Education with Psychology Lower Camp Counselor CCD: Tell us about your work experience. What were your responsibilities? MK: Provided sports related activities, such as rock climbing, indoor swimming, yoga, and basic running games to children (age 5 to 9). Read child friendly books to young children during snack ...

Researching Your Career Options? Use Vault Intelligence Guide

Are you finding it difficult to make a decision about what direction you want to take for your career? Do you feel like you only know the basics about the careers that you are considering? There are so many potential choices and information available out there it can be so overwhelming. Don’t worry, we have ...

BU Racing: The Experience of a Formula Hybrid Competition

By Ian Ballou (ENG'19, Computer Engineering) President, BU Racing Team Any activity with BU Racing can relate back to credible job skills. Whether a member is designing wheel hubs in SolidWorks, making a PCB circuit design in Altium, or managing communications to our sponsors, skills valuable to companies are practiced. All of the work that ...