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Internship Series: The Walt Disney Company

Bhakti Varma SMG’16 | Business Administration and Management (Finance and Law) International Distribution and Syndication Department Intern  During the summer of 2014, Bhakti Varma interned with The Walt Disney Company in India. She also further developed skills in networking and communicating with others.  CCD: Tell us about your experience. What were your responsibilities? Bhakti: I spent ...

Internship Series: Goldman Sachs

Alex Lawson CAS’16 | Economics Derivative Operations Summer Analyst In the summer of 2014, CAS student Alex Lawson completed an internship at Goldman Sachs. Gaining many skills from this experience, Alex was offered another internship there for summer 2015.  CCD: Tell us about your experience. What were your responsibilities? Alex: I supported the trading desk by ...

Internship Series: Digital Suggar

Jonathan Candelaria COM’15 | Advertising Design & Media Intern During the summer of 2014, Jonathan Candelaria completed a study abroad program in Madrid, Spain, and landed an internship with Digital Suggar as their Design & Media Intern.  CCD: Tell us about your experience at Digital Suggar. Jonathan: I was responsible for designing and revamping websites for ...

24hrs Before the Interview: Panic Prevention!

Congratulations, you landed an interview! Whether for an internship, job, volunteer work, or graduate school, you will want to prepare—both well in advance and during the last 24 hours. An interview is just like any other big event; the better prepared you are, the less likely you will be to panic! Let’s assume you’ve done ...

Internship Series: Staples Corporate Headquarters

Saurabh Mahajan CAS’16 | Economics | Minors: Statistics & SMG Data Analytics Intern in the eCommerce Department Saurabh Mahajan used Boston University resources to find an internship with Staples. Through this experience, he acquired several new skills and improved some old ones. CCD: Tell us about your experiences. What were your responsibilities?  Saurabh: I analyzed large ...

Internship Series: World Affairs Council

Janki Viroja CAS’16 | International Relations & Psychology Program Assistant During the summer of 2014, Janki Viroja worked as a Program Assistant at the World Affairs Council in Connecticut, helping to plan an array of events and programs. CCD: What were your responsibilities?  Janki: I assisted the Program Director in the planning and delivery of all ...

References 101

I’ve had my resume and cover letter reviewed, and now you tell me that I need references as well? During the interview process for an internship or job (especially if the employer is seriously interested in you), you will probably be asked to submit up to three references.   What is a reference?  A reference ...