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Internship Series: Dunkin’ Brands HQ

Jessica Zajac Questrom'19 | Marketing and strategy innovation Digital Marketing and Innovation Intern CCD: Tell us about your work experience. What were your responsibilities? JS: The most amazing part about my internship is that I was working for Dunkin' Donuts corporate, but my team ran super lean so I was actually in more of a ...

Networking Tips for Minority Professionals

I recently met with a BU journalism major who shared about her experience networking as an Asian American pursuing a career in media. She noted that, "It's very easy to feel isolated in the career world. Since journalism is extremely competitive, times can arise where you feel like the barriers your facing are insurmountable. " ...

Back to the Basics: Reading and Writing in your Internship

By Alisa Harris Marketing & Communications Manager, College of General Studies When you start an internship, there’s a lot to learn. For the marketing and communications interns I manage, it’s stuff like how to draft a good tweet, how to write a web post, or how to dream up ideas that advance our marketing goals. ...

Internship Series: Dynamic Television and Studio71

Sarah Crenella CAS'20 | Film & TV Development and Production Intern CCD: Tell us about your work experience. What were your responsibilities? SC: For one of my internships, I worked at Dynamic Television in Los Angeles. I was reading television pilot scripts, treatments, and outlines for potential shows while also writing coverage for them. At ...

Exploring Careers through Informational Interviews

Have you researched careers online, but found it difficult to get a clear picture of what it’s like to do them? Do you have a few career ideas, but having trouble narrowing them down? Are you clear about the type of career you would like, but unsure how to enter the field or what type ...

Surviving the Open Floor Plan

Traditional cubical layouts break up rooms into specific functional areas: walk spaces, common spaces, individual work spaces, etc. Cubes also break up the line of sight in a room. In the open floor plan everything is, well…you know, "open." This helps facilitate spontaneous collaboration because your coworkers can immediately see if you are "free" to ...

Hult Prize Spotlight: RefEd

By Yasmin Morais CAS'19 | International Relations Editor's Note: This is the first in a series of blog posts that showcase the work of BU teams competing for the Hult Prize.  RefEd is an application designed to reduce the gaps of access to education among refugee children. It started in the fall of 2017 with ...