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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 ...

Handshake: Peer-to-Peer Messaging

Handshake has recently introduced peer-to-peer messaging to its platform. This feature allows students and alums to send messages to each other. Messages can be sent both within Boston University as well as to students/alums at other colleges within the Handshake network. In order to take part in peer messaging, you will have to set your ...

Internship Stories: Facebook

By Beleyou Kebede (QST’20) This summer, I had the pleasure of working as a Facebook Digital Rights Operations Intern in California. CCD: Tell us about your experience. What were your responsibilities? I had a great experience interning at Facebook! In my position, the responsibilities were mainly focused on improving user experience of the Facebook family of ...

Alternative Options for After Graduation: Post-College Internships and Temporary Jobs

If you are still conducting a job search for a full-time or permanent position post-graduation, there are many options to help you maintain daily structure, stay motivated and keep you connected to the world of work. This blog will cover short-term experiences which include post-college internships and temporary work. These options also allow you to ...

Internship Stories: PwC

By Kalkidan Tewodros (QST’21) CCD: Tell us about your experience. What were your responsibilities? This summer, I was an Internal Firm Services Intern in the Los Angeles PwC office. Throughout the 8 weeks, I had the opportunity to attend National Start Training in Atlanta, Georgia, where I networked with all 650 individuals in the program, ...