Category: BU Voices

Student Entrepreneur Spotlight: TechTogether

By Fiona Whittington COM'19 | Advertising & Computer Science Previously known as SheHacks, TechTogether was created with the sole aim of increasing the rate of female and femme non-binary attendance at hackathons in the Boston area. When TechTogether was created there was no big entrepreneurial vision - only a single idea that by hosting an ...

Internship Series: Camp Terrier

Michael Kim Wheelock SED'19 | Early Childhood Education with Psychology Lower Camp Counselor CCD: Tell us about your work experience. What were your responsibilities? MK: Provided sports related activities, such as rock climbing, indoor swimming, yoga, and basic running games to children (age 5 to 9). Read child friendly books to young children during snack ...

BU Racing: The Experience of a Formula Hybrid Competition

By Ian Ballou (ENG'19, Computer Engineering) President, BU Racing Team Any activity with BU Racing can relate back to credible job skills. Whether a member is designing wheel hubs in SolidWorks, making a PCB circuit design in Altium, or managing communications to our sponsors, skills valuable to companies are practiced. All of the work that ...

Internship Series: Dunkin’ Brands HQ

Jessica Zajac Questrom'19 | Marketing and strategy innovation Digital Marketing and Innovation Intern CCD: Tell us about your work experience. What were your responsibilities? JS: The most amazing part about my internship is that I was working for Dunkin' Donuts corporate, but my team ran super lean so I was actually in more of a ...

Networking Tips for Minority Professionals

I recently met with a BU journalism major who shared about her experience networking as an Asian American pursuing a career in media. She noted that, "It's very easy to feel isolated in the career world. Since journalism is extremely competitive, times can arise where you feel like the barriers your facing are insurmountable. " ...

Back to the Basics: Reading and Writing in your Internship

By Alisa Harris Marketing & Communications Manager, College of General Studies When you start an internship, there’s a lot to learn. For the marketing and communications interns I manage, it’s stuff like how to draft a good tweet, how to write a web post, or how to dream up ideas that advance our marketing goals. ...

Hult Prize Spotlight: RefEd

By Yasmin Morais CAS'19 | International Relations Editor's Note: This is the first in a series of blog posts that showcase the work of BU teams competing for the Hult Prize.  RefEd is an application designed to reduce the gaps of access to education among refugee children. It started in the fall of 2017 with ...