Category: BU Voices

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 ...

Internship Series: Crayons to Computers

Eliza Clark CAS'21 | International Relations Volunteer CCD: Tell us about your work experience. What were your responsibilities? EC: During the month of August this summer, I volunteered at Crayons to Computers to help them sort through and inventory donations they received for their 2018 Push 4 Pencils campaign. While I was usually sorting, counting ...

Internship Series: Charles B. Wang Community Health Center

Minnie Bi SAR'20 | Health Sciences Good Health Day Coordinator CCD: Tell us about your work experience. What were your responsibilities? MB: A typical day as the GHD Coordinator includes emailing potential participants and sponsors to come table at Good Health Day, liaising with department heads within CBWCHC, ordering supplies and rentals, applying for NYC ...

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 ...

The Benefits of Professional Associations

There are many ways to network. One way to enhance your career and meet other people in your field is to join a professional association. Here are some benefits of joining an association: Network Being connected to people in your field, part of your affinity group or who share similar interests to you will open ...

Advice from the Other Side: Maintaining Schoolwork-Life Balance

If you know anybody with a full-time job, chances are you’ve heard them talk about trying to achieve work-life balance. This is something that everybody struggles to attain and maintain in their professional and personal lives, and balancing work and play is vital in helping people maintain their sanity. Guess what? It’s just as important ...

Advice from the Other Side: Powering Through After Spring Break

Sarah Farkas shares tips for spring semester success.