Category: All Things Intern

Internship Series: VISION Marketing & Consulting

Brooke Kwasny COM’16 | Public Relations Social Media Intern CCD: Tell us about your experience. What were your responsibilities? Brooke: My main responsibility was to manage the online presence of my company. I did everything from managing our company Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Google+ accounts to writing blogs for our website. CCD: How did you find ...

Internship Series: Accenture

Elettra Fucelli CAS’16 | Computer Science Technology Consulting Analyst Intern CCD: Tell us about your experience. What were your responsibilities? Elettra: As Accenture is a technology consulting company, most of their people work with clients on various projects. I spent my summer working with one of their top clients, a leader in big data and cloud ...

Internship Series: Boston University Humphrey Fellowship Program

Pengying Wang CAS’18 | International Relations Intern CCD: Tell us about your experience. What were your responsibilities? Pengying: During this internship, I completed some administrative office work, organized and edited the fellows’ profiles, worked on the program booklets, wrote proposals with other corporations, answered the phone calls and replied to emails. My responsibilities strengthened the communication ...

Internship Series: Arcadia Center for Sustainable Food and Agriculture

Guanying Qu CAS’18 | Math and Economics Intern CCD: Tell us about your experience. What were your responsibilities? Guanying: I conducted data analysis of surveys that measure the effectiveness of education initiatives for children on field trips, measuring pre-visit and post-visit differences in their knowledge of healthy food choices. This project required me to create infographics ...

Internship Series: Suh Lab, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Katherine Sennott CAS’16 | Biology Intern/Researcher CCD: Tell us about your experience. What were your responsibilities? Katherine: I was in charge of a research project about apolipoproteins, which are proteins that move cholesterol and other lipids around in your body. This project was based on research that other scientists have published, and was used to highlight ...

Internship Series: Mercer Consulting

Saurabh Mahajan CAS’16 | Economics Actuarial Consulting Intern CCD: Tell us about your experience. What were your responsibilities? Saurabh: Mercer is a global consulting firm that focuses on risk and talent consulting. I was an actuarial intern in the retirement consulting department, so I worked with our consultants to help clients manage/forecast/de-risk their pension liabilities. Since ...

Internship Series: nanoView Diagnostics, Inc.

Michael Stephenson ENG’16 | Biomedical Engineering Product Development Engineering Intern CCD: Tell us about your experience. What were your responsibilities? Michael: nanoView Diagnostics is a startup company that is located in the Boston University Business Resource Center, at Photonics. I found this position after asking one of my professors for help in acquiring an internship. He ...

Internship Series: U.S. Department of State

Greg Zegas CAS’15 | Environmental Analysis & Policy, Economics Econ and Diplomacy Intern at Embassy Majuro (Marshall Islands) CCD: Tell us about your experience. What were your responsibilities? Greg: The Embassy in Majuro is so small that I was able to be involved in a wide variety of projects. At the beginning of the summer, I ...

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 ...