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Out or Not: Job Search Tips for LGBTQIA+ Individuals

Being comfortable with who you are in the workplace can be pivotal to your success as a professional. For LGBTQIA+ identifying individuals, the expression of sexual identity as part of your professional self can be an area of concern when job searching and in finding a sense of belonging in a future workplace. Whether you ...

Student Internship Stories: Camilo Auyero (CAS ‘23), Rainforest Partnership

CCD: Tell us about your experience. What were your responsibilities? CA: Rainforest Partnership is an Austin-based international NGO that works with the local and indigenous communities to protect and regenerate tropical rainforests in Ecuador, Peru, and Mexico. On a global scale, Rainforest Partnership aims to educate and raise awareness on rainforest conservation through partnerships with ...

Stand Out in Your Job Search Process

Stand out in your job search process using these tips. Research the Organization Research the company to ensure it is welcoming and that it aligns with your core values. For example, Citi is an industry leader in its Diversity, Equity & Inclusion efforts. According to Glassdoor, “Their 10 Affinity Groups - Asian Heritage, Black Heritage, ...

Employer Perspectives: Elaine McCarthy of BraunWeiss

Can you tell us a little bit about what BraunWeiss does? BraunWeiss is a technology solutions provider based in Newton, MA, focusing in FinTech and Digital Technologies. Can you tell us a little bit about your experience at BraunWeiss, your role, how long you’ve been there, what you enjoy most? I am Director of Client ...

How To Study Abroad at No Cost

By Tima Dasouki, CAS'22 Did you know that you can study abroad in any country at no cost to you? Many students find the idea of study abroad to be financially overwhelming: transportation, food, housing and accommodations in a completely different country sound intimidating. What you may not be aware of is that the government ...

Student Internship Stories: Melinda Stackpole (SAR’23), COVID-19 Action Coalition

CCD: Tell us about your experience. What were your responsibilities? MS: The COVID-19 Action Coalition (COVAC) is a non-profit organization made up of physicians, college students, and other volunteers who aim to disperse accurate public health information about the COVID-19 pandemic to the general public, specifically in Massachusetts. They deliver this information through social media, ...

Career Advice BU Alumni Wish They Knew in College

The Boston University alumni network is an expansive resource for current students to utilize as they work through their 4 years of college. Thanks to our generous alumni, here is some advice they have for Terriers that they wish they knew while in school. Want more career advice? Connect with alumni in BU Connects, BU's ...

Classroom + Career Returns to In-Person

by Carina Wang As BU gears up for a fully in-person school year, the Center for Career Development (CCD) and Educational Resource Center (ERC) wants to help you transition from LfA to in-person by connecting you with your fellow peers to foster your academic achievement and career development. Connect with our CCD-ERC Student Ambassadors at ...

Safe Job-Searching

Are you looking for work that you can do from home, or from your dorm? It seems like everyone is working from home, or looking for a remote job opportunity. While COVID-19 continues to be a threat across the U.S., remote work opportunities are a great way to stay employed while reducing the spread. Unfortunately, ...

Career Resources Available Over the Summer

Happy Summer, Terriers! Whether you are embarking on a summer internship, beginning a new job, or still seeking your next step, the CCD is here for you. Many of our career services and resources are available to you over the summer! Virtual Career Appointments The CCD offers virtual career appointments, including counseling sessions, resume reviews, ...