Category: All Things Intern

Internship Stories: Facebook

By Beleyou Kebede (QST’20) This summer, I had the pleasure of working as a Facebook Digital Rights Operations Intern in California. CCD: Tell us about your experience. What were your responsibilities? I had a great experience interning at Facebook! In my position, the responsibilities were mainly focused on improving user experience of the Facebook family of ...

Alternative Options for After Graduation: Post-College Internships and Temporary Jobs

If you are still conducting a job search for a full-time or permanent position post-graduation, there are many options to help you maintain daily structure, stay motivated and keep you connected to the world of work. This blog will cover short-term experiences which include post-college internships and temporary work. These options also allow you to ...

Internship Stories: PwC

By Kalkidan Tewodros (QST’21) CCD: Tell us about your experience. What were your responsibilities? This summer, I was an Internal Firm Services Intern in the Los Angeles PwC office. Throughout the 8 weeks, I had the opportunity to attend National Start Training in Atlanta, Georgia, where I networked with all 650 individuals in the program, ...

Internship Stories: LinkedIn

By Emmanuel Reid (COM’20) This summer, I had the pleasure of working as an Human Resources Intern at LinkedIn’s headquarters in Sunnyvale, California. It was a 12-week internship, where I expanded on multiple skills and interests I’ve developed in COM. Working in tech was incredibly insightful, and I’m very thankful I have this internship on ...

Employer Spotlight: Optum

This summer, the CCD was lucky enough to visit Optum as part of its employer site visit program. Optum, a UnitedHealth Group company, is a leading health services and innovation company dedicated to helping make the health system work better for everyone. With more than 115,000 people worldwide, Optum combines technology, data and expertise to ...

Internship Stories: The Federal Reserve Board of Governors

By Josee Matela (COM/Pardee'20) CCD: Tell us about your experience. What were your responsibilities? At the Federal Reserve Board of Governors in Washington DC, I worked in the IT division as the Communications and Outreach Intern. I spent my program working with the Communications and Outreach team to create digital deliverables for the division and ...

How To: Avoid the Comparison Trap

As an upperclassman, the alarming speed at which my college graduation date approached me was accompanied by a mixed bag of feelings: excitement, relief, apprehension, gripping fear, etc. I often felt what I imagine it feels like to jump off a cliff, not knowing what awaits at the bottom of the foreseeable abyss. Dramatic, right? ...

Internship Stories: HBO

By Miranda David (SAR’20) This past summer I was lucky enough to pursue my dreams in the finance and accounting department at HBO in New York City. Although very different then anything I have ever done, this was a great opportunity to use my passions and skills in the business field. CCD: Tell us about ...

Internship Stories: Google

By Ann-Lyssa Asare (CAS’20) I was fortunate enough to intern for Google on the Legal Operations Trademarks Team this summer. I took this once in a lifetime opportunity and ventured into what was very unknown territory to me as a social science major, fostering new skills in the tech field. CCD: What is the Google ...

Internship Stories: Boston Road Runners

By Sofia Berger Trasandes (QST'21) I had the pleasure to intern for Boston Road runners (BRR), a non-profit organization whose focus is to inspire and support people to run. I didn't just strengthen my skills as an accounting intern but I joined a cheerful and passionate community. CCD: Tell us a little about the organization. ...