Category: All Things Intern

Career Insights: Sundae School in Dennisport, MA

Leanne Quinn Over the past five summers, I have worked at Sundae School Ice Cream Parlor in Dennisport, Massachusetts. Even though I can’t actually eat dairy, I will openly brag to anyone that asks (or does not ask) that Sundae School was voted the number one ice cream parlor on the cape last year and ...

Internship Series: Bytedance

Bytedance (Jinri Toutiao) Xueqing (Annie) Wu CAS 20’ Statistics & Psychology Data Analyst CCD: Tell us about your internship experience. What were your responsibilities? I interned in Bytedance, which is the fourth largest technology company in China. My position was data analyst, and I was assigned to a subsidiary corporation called DCar which is an app ...

Internship Series: The Campaign for Boston University

Andrea Lee CAS’ 20 | International Relations Telefund caller CCD: Tell us about your work experience. What were your responsibilities? Andrea: I worked as a caller at BU Telefund over the summer. As a caller I was responsible for calling BU alumni, updating their contact information to keep in touch with them, asking them about ...

Internship Series: Red Hat

Patrick Dillon ENG ’18 | Computer Engineering Software Engineering Intern CCD: Tell us about your internship experience. What were your responsibilities? Patrick: I worked on OpenShift Online, which is a cloud computing platform. I wrote software to make improvements to the new user registration process. CCD: How did you find the position? What helped you get it?  Patrick: Red ...

Internship Series: Turner Broadcasting (TRUTV)

Nairobi Jeanniton COM ’19 | Public Relations Digital Marketing Intern CCD: Tell us about your internship experience. What were your responsibilities? Nairobi: I developed compelling, on-brand copy on a daily basis for online sites and social accounts. I also managed social assets on Sprinklr, and presented a social media optimization campaign to top-level executives. CCD: How did you ...

Advice from the Other Side: How Internships Prepare You for a Career

Boston University provides students with a comprehensive, well-rounded education that prepares you for meaningful careers in all sorts of exciting industries. There’s no doubt that your time spent as a Terrier will strengthen your knowledge and skill set, but you want to be sure that you are not relying solely on your coursework to get ...

Internship Series: Ronald McDonald House Charities

Claire Murphy COM ’19 | Public Relations Public Relations Intern CCD: Tell us about your internship experience. What were your responsibilities? Claire: I assisted with re-branding efforts, interviewed families and produced videos, drafted letters and emails, supported families going through a difficult time, updated website logos and events, and orchestrated fundraising events. CCD: What was the most memorable ...