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Tips for Setting and Reaching Career Goals

Sometimes the idea of deciding what your career goals will be puts great pressure on you to make the “right” decision and that can stop you in your tracks. To help with this, we recommend that you break your goals into more manageable pieces. Simplify the process by looking at your goals from two perspectives—what ...

Internship Series: House of Representatives of Puerto Rico

Fabiola Portal CAS’16 & Questrom’16 | International Relations Intern (2011), Advisor (2013-2014) Fabiola Portal had the opportunity to intern in the House of Representatives of Puerto Rico during the summer of 2011, which later led to an advising job during the summers of 2013 and 2014.   CCD: Tell us about your experience in the ...

Internship Series: BU Community Service Center

Alexa Brown Sargent’16 | Physical Therapy Program Manager/FYSOP Staff Leader Alexa Brown took advice from her friends at BU and ventured into the field of community service. Through her position at BU’s Community Service Center (CSC), she gained a lot of experience and realized her love for giving back to the community.  CCD: Tell us ...

Internship Series: Altisource

Anisha Kalyani CAS’15 | Economics Strategy & Operations Intern During the spring and summer of 2014, Anisha Kalyani completed two internships at Altisource. She is interested in pursuing a career in strategy consulting and has already secured a full-time job after graduation at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) in New York City.  CCD: Tell us about your experience ...

Internship Series: Schneider Associates

Allison Penn COM’15 | Mass Communication, Advertising Integrated Marketing and Social Media Intern During the summer of 2014, Allison worked as an Integrated Marketing and Social Media Intern at Schneider Associates. Over the course of this internship, Allison realized she would like to pursue something in the creative side of advertising.  CCD: Tell us about ...

Working Students: The Importance of Making Time for You

Does juggling a full course load, two jobs, and weekly student group meetings have you down? I am here to tell you that there is a simple solution, which is brought to you by YOU. That’s right; YOU can unburden yourself of the pressure that comes with your many responsibilities. Being a college student is demanding, ...

Not Sure About Pre-Med?

Did you come to BU thinking that you wanted to be a doctor, but things have changed? Maybe you are having second thoughts or maybe the coursework is killing you. Whatever the reason, if you’re wondering whether being a doctor really is the right choice for you then you have probably contemplated alternative career paths ...