Category: All Things Intern

Student Internship Stories: Sophia Ricciardi (COM/CAS’20) Mandarin Film

By Sophia Ricciardi (COM/CAS’20) CCD: Tell us about your experience. What were your responsibilities? I worked directly under the Executive Producer of Mandarin Film in their new Shanghai office. Mandarin Film is a production company based in Beijing, that collaborates with a lot of European and American companies on productions that shoot in China. Mandarin ...

Developing Skills Outside the Classroom

As we all understand, life moves frighteningly quickly. Not only do the physical seasons seem to fly by, but put in the context of career conversations, the speed of life can make decisions (both academic and career related) quite blurry. It might seem difficult, as a student at Boston University, to simultaneously focus on an ...

Internships After Graduation

Graduating soon and not quite sure what you want to do? Or if you want a career in your major? Do you want to try something new, or gain some new experience? Intern again! It takes an average of 3-6 months to secure full time employment after graduation typically anyway, so why spend that time ...

Internship Stories: 23andMe

By Abdullaah Robins (CAS’21) CCD: Tell us about your experience. What were your responsibilities? This summer I spent 12 weeks interning at 23andMe. 23andMe is a healthtech company which providing genetic services through DNA kits which include ancestry reports as well as reports on your health that alerts you about certain risks pertaining to genetics. ...

Student Internship Stories: Alyssa Yeh (COM’20), Honda

By Alyssa Yeh (COM’22) During Summer 2019, I was a Corporate Affairs and Communications Intern at American Honda Motor Company Headquarters in Torrance, California. CCD: Tell us about your experience. What were your responsibilities? While at Honda, I worked closely with both the Internal and External Communications Teams. Some of my responsibilities included creating media ...

Employer Perspectives: Why an Internship with Enterprise Was My Best College Decision

Editor's Note: Employer Perspectives bring posts from employers that actively recruit BU students through the CCD to our blog audience. All content in Employer Perspectives posts is created by the employers themselves. For more information about Enterprise, visit their Handshake listing or their career website. When I was a college Junior, careers weren't on my ...

Student Internship Stories: Lukas Flores (QST’21), Ernst & Young

By Lukas Flores (QST’21) CCD: Tell us about your experience. What were your responsibilities? I was interning out of EY's DC office, but would travel every week to Philadelphia as part of a four person team consulting for a client wealth management firm. The client firm was looking to grow, and contracted EY to asses ...

Student Internship Stories: Kendall Castañeda (CAS’21), Deloitte

By Kendall Castañeda (CAS’21) CCD: Tell us about your experience. What were your responsibilities? I spent 8 weeks in Deloitte's Risk and Financial Advisory practice working with a client on a cyber risk and security assignment. Our project was focused on an Identity Access Management (IAM) platform transition. My main responsibility was to learn. I ...

Student Internship Stories: Beleyou Kebede (QST’20), 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 ...