Category: BU Voices

Employer Spotlight: Northwestern Mutual

The CCD visited Northwestern Mutual, one of the nation's leading insurance firms. You may have heard of them before, but did you know they had one of the most unique and exciting internship programs out there? "We have the number 1 training program in the financial services industry," said Courtney Pollard, Campus Recruiter. "We accept ...

What Can the CCD Do For You?

The Boston University Center for Career Development, or CCD, is where you go when you're not even sure what your question is. We're here for you from your first year at BU, and offer resources to help you make the big decisions of your college life - decisions like what major to choose, how to ...

Finding Your Professional Identity – in the Place You Were a Student

As a fairly recent college grad, I am navigating the waters of my first full time, professional job like a lot of my fellow Class of 2017 (and now 2018!) graduates. I have just passed the one year mark in my position as the Center for Career Development and Educational Resource Center's Student Outreach Coordinator, ...

Internship Series: San José City Hall Vice Mayor’s Office (District 5)

Anna Pham COM '21 | Public Relations Intern CCD: Tell us about your work experience. What were your responsibilities? AP: This past summer, I interned at the Office of Vice Mayor Magdalena Carrasco for the City of San José. Some of my tasks included answering the phone and helping constituents, tabling at community events, designing ...

Internship Series: BU Global Health Labs

Dante Cilento SAR'19 | Health Science Research Assistant CCD: Tell us about your work experience. What were your responsibilities? DC: Designing a research project and carrying out the research to contribute to its completion. I did a literature review and evidence synthesis of alternative healthcare taxes as a way of financing healthcare and achieving universal ...

Internship Series: LiveRamp

Ann Fu QST'19 | Business Administration and Marketing and Economics Marketing Intern CCD: Tell us about your work experience. What were your responsibilities? AF: I was responsible for a lot of the day-to-day tasks of the entire department. The Marketing Department at LiveRamp has a bunch of smaller departments that sit on it (Marketing Operations, ...

Internship Series: Office of the Attorney General Maura Healey

Grace Li COM and Pardee'19 | Advertising and International Relations Press Intern CCD: Tell us about your work experience. What were your responsibilities? GL: I wrote online content for the Massachusetts Attorney General's Office. I was responsible for updating and creating new content for the AGO's website, which will hopefully provide constituents with valuable and ...