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If You Lose Your Job Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic

If the economic hardship caused by the COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in a layoff, furlough or loss of your current position, you can still keep moving forward to find employment. Here are some tips that could help you manage your job search in these uncertain times. First and foremost, give yourself a break and realize that you ...

Internship Stories: Innovate@BU

By Dahlia Maleh (COM’21) CCD: Tell us about your experience. What were your responsibilities? My role as the External Relations Intern was to be the contact point to any external professional or organization. I would coordinate and plan the weekly office hours hosted by a variety of Boston professionals. Additionally, I helped develop a new mentorship ...

What To Do If Your Internship Falls Through

Many of you are seeking or have already secured summer internships. In addition to providing income for the summer, internships can build skills and connections and often lead to future job offers. However, the economic hardship caused by the COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted the normal process. If you have already secured a summer internship, it ...

Student Side Hustles: Sarah Greisdorf

Student Side Hustles profiles BU students with unique entrepreneurial experiences. This week, meet Sarah Greisdorf, whose clothing brand puts pockets first! This week, the CCD chatted with Sarah Greisdorf (CAS ‘20) about her clothing brand, Holdette. Holdette is a clothing brand that’ll hold your attention - and your stuff. After realizing that most women’s clothing ...

BU Alumni Spotlight: Stephanie Oliveras

Check out the next video in our Alumni Spotlight series!

The CCD Presents: Our Online Career Resource Roundup!

The Center for Career Development is dedicated to supporting students studying remotely due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Here is a list of resources you can access from wherever you're completing your semester. This list will be updated as new resources are added. We hope every student in the BU community remains safe and healthy. Virtual ...

Stuck at Home? Here’s Some Career Advice

Various companies and universities are suspending on-campus activities to avoid the spreading of the coronavirus and moving classes to a virtual classroom. As this happens, students may start to find more time on their hands with travel hours cut short and class times reduced or canceled. But you may also wonder, what does the coronavirus ...

Internship Stories: Equal Justice Initiative (EJI)

By Hafzat Akanni (CAS’20) CCD: Tell us about your experience. What were your responsibilities? In the summer of 2018, I interned with EJI and was able to gain and exercise many skills throughout the summer. I was able to work on the Confederate Memorial Project, where the other interns and I were tasked with traveling ...

How COVID-19 Impacts the CCD (Updated 3/25)

While the CCD is effected by the campus-wide transition to virtual attendance, we are still here for BU students looking to build their career development. Here is a list of how the CCD is providing services and resources. Counseling Appointments & Workshops: All workshops and one-on-one appointments are being conducted virtually. Students may make an ...

BU Alumni Spotlight: Ian Seeley

Ever thought of making a career change? In our Alumni Spotlight series, meet a Terrier who went from politics to business!